Monday morning briefing: Planning for the fair and cheers for Yucca

Good morning and welcome to Freedom New Mexico’s Monday briefing.

Fair planning

Curry County is holding a public meeting 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Fairgrounds Indoor Pavilion.

Purpose of this meeting will be to review plans the Populous design firm has drafted for a Fairgrounds Master Plan.

Video game of the week

Our game specialist Jenna Zamie’s weekly recommendation for unlimited fun.

Game: Mr. DRILLER: Drill Till You Drop

Genre: Puzzle

System: DS

What is it? This game takes the classic gameplay of the series and adds six new characters and more than 40 stages.

ESRB Rating: Everyone

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

Cheers needed

Cheerleading tryouts for Yucca Middle School are taking place all week.

Contact Coach Southard at 693-7732 for more information.

Question of the day

Do you plan to go to Thursday’s Taxed Enough Already (TEA) rally on Main Street?

Share your thoughts in the comment section below.

This day in history

The bloodiest four years in American history begins when Confederate shore batteries under General P.G.T. Beauregard open fire on Union-held Fort Sumter in South Carolina’s Charleston Bay.

The Civil War begins and here’s the rest of the story:

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/4/12

Weather

Today — Breezy. Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 60s to mid 70s.

Tonight — Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening…then slight chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the upper 40s to lower 50s.