Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Thursday briefing.
Or, at least a little surprised by taking a walking tour of art treasures at Eastern New Mexico University.
It’s from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and includes stops in the Administration Building, the Roosevelt County Museum and end sin Golden Library at the closing reception for Runnel Gallery’s featured artist, Jessie Dodington.
A movie and more
United Way of Eastern New Mexico’s Health and Wellness Day at Clovis Community College Saturday includes a special showing of the documentary film “Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead.”
Registration starts at 9 a.m. and the festivities include seminars on a variety of health issues as well as speakers, prizes and a healthy lunch.
Information: 575-935-0211 or online at www.YourHealthyDay.com
Quirky quote of the day
“A person with a new idea is a crank until the idea succeeds.” — Mark Twain
Today in history
On this day in 1994, the Justice Department announces the U.S. prison population has topped 1 million for the first time in American history.
Here’s the rest of the story:
Today — Scattered showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 45. Breezy, with a east wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to between 10 and 15 mph. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.
Tonight — Mostly clear, with a low around 34. East wind around 5 mph becoming west.