Good morning. It’s Freedom New Mexico’s Monday briefing.
Website of the day
The Clovis News Journal is on Facebook.
Today, Clovis High School is honoring students with a 3.5 or higher grade point average.
There’s a banquet 6 p.m. in the CHS cafeteria.
Video game of the week
Take off the gloves and get down to it with our own Jenna Zamie.
Here’s her recommendation if your in a fighting mood.
Game: Super Street Fighter IV
System: PS3, 360
What is it? An expansion on the previous title with improved multiplayer modes and rebalanced characters.
ESRB Rating: Teen
Web site: http://www.streetfighter.com
Crunch time coming
Final exams start May 10 — just a week away — at Eastern New Mexico University.
Here’s a link to the schedule:
Today in history
On May 3, 1986, 54-year-old Willie Shoemaker, aboard 18 to 1 shot Ferdinand, became the oldest jockey ever to win the Kentucky Derby.
The victory was just one of Shoemaker’s 8,833 wins, a record that stood until 1999, when it was broken by Laffit Pincay.
Here’s the rest of the story:
Today — Springy…isolated rain showers in the morning. Highs in the upper 60s to lower 70s. North winds 10 to 15 mph in the morning.
Tonight — Sleeping weather…mostly clear. Lows in the 40s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.