Tuesday morning briefing: Happy Valentines Day!

Good morning and Happy Valentines Day! It’s the freedom New Mexico Tuesday briefing.

Video game of the week

Fresh from our own Jenna Zamie, who prowls the Internet looking for the best games:

Game: Soul Calibur V

Genre: Fighting

System: 360, PS3

What is it? The newest installment in the franchise jumps forward in time with a handful of new characters.

ESRB Rating: Teen

Web site: http://www.soulcalibur.com/

Compiled from Gamespot.com

Fresh chili

The Portales Kiwanis Club’s 49th annual Chili Dinner is 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday at the First United Methodist Church, 200 South Ave. C.

It’s open to the public and you can eat there or take it home.

Tickets are $7 for adults and $4 for children under 12 at the door or in advance from any Kiwanis member.

Information: 359-1252.

Free tax help

AARP is providing free tax aide return preparation from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Monday through Thursday at Roy Walker Recreation Center, 316 W. Second in Clovis.

For all ages with middle to low income. Walk-ins only.

Information: Kay Berry, 762-3115.

It’s a fact

Some 15% of U.S. women send themselves flowers on Valentine’s Day each year.

Today in history

The B-52’s, one of the strangest and, to fans, most irresistible, pop groups ever to achieve mainstream success, makes its worldwide debut at a Valentine’s Day house party in Athens, Ga., on this day in 1977.

Here’s the rest of the story:

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-b-5239s-play-their-first-gig

Weather

Today — Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.

Tonight — Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.