Thursday morning briefing: Music, wine and a Toy Story

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Thursday briefing.


The Oak Ridge Boys Concert is 7 p.m. Friday at the Curry County Events Center.

Tickets can be purchased at the Event Center or online at

Information: 935-7000.

Wine and music

There is also a wine and jazz festival starting at 7 p.m. Saturday at Vines Italian Restaurant in Portales.

Admission is $25 per person.

Information: 356-8541.

Kitchen tip

Try rolling pie dough between two sheets of waxed paper, the dough is easier to manage and doesn’t stick to the table or your rolling pin.

Once the dough is in the desired shape and thickness, peel off the waxed paper and place directly in the pie plate.

Quirky quote of the day

“I do have odd habits. I check under my bed every night for the bogeyman. That’s just a little thing, though.” — Tori Spelling

Today in history

On this day in 1993, production begins on “Toy Story,” the first full-length feature film created by the pioneering Pixar Animation Studios.

Here’s the rest of the story:


Today — Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. West wind between 15 and 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Tonight — Mostly clear, with a low around 34. West wind around 15 mph.