Monday morning briefing: Dora, video games and school promotions

Good morning. It’s Freedom New Mexico’s Monday briefing.

Did you know?

In the 2000 census, Dora had 130 people.

Among adults 25 years old and older, 75.3 percent had at least a high school diploma.

For people age 15 and older, 79.8 percent were married.

The median household income in 1999 was $38,333.

Question of the day

What’s the worst news you could possibly send via text message?

Please share your thoughts in the comment section below.

Video game of the week

Fresh from the files our own game master, Jenna Zamie.

Game: Red Dead Redemption

Genre: Action Adventure

System: 360, PS3

What is it? A Wild West epic that raises the bar on open-world games.

ESRB Rating: Mature

Web site:

Last days

Sixth grade graduation and promotion ceremonies are this week.

Barry Elementary — 9 a.m., today, gym

Parkview Elementary — noon, today, gym

Arts Academy at Bella Vista — 9 a.m., today, cafeteria

Cameo Elementary — 9 a.m., today, gym

James Bickley Elementary — 9:30 a.m., today, cafeteria

Highland Elementary — 1 p.m., today, gym

Lockwood Elementary — 1 p.m., today, gym

La Casita Elementary — 6:30 p.m., today, cafeteria

Mesa Elementary — 9:30 a.m., Tuesday, multi-purpose room


Today — Grab the umbrella…isolated showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower to mid 80s. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.

Tonight — Curl up with a book…slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the 50s. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph in the evening.