Tuesday morning briefing: Calling all bakers, barbecue foods and Portales online

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

Fair baking entries needed

Do you make killer chocolate chip cookies?

Got a friend whose apple pie is to die for?

This might be the opportunity you’re looking for.

The Curry County Fair needs more entries in the senior baking competition this year.

Yes, the fair starts Monday. Not much time to get signed up.

For more info on how to enter call 763-6505.

Here’s a link, too:

http://currnm.fairmanager.com/default.aspx?state=begin

Video game of the week

It’s all good when it comes recommended by our own gamer Jenna Zamie.

Game: Castlevania: Harmony of Despair

Genre: Fantasy Action Adventure
System: 360

What is it? This sequel delivers new and exciting co-op gameplay opportunities for an old series.

ESRB Rating: Teen

Web site: http://www.xbox.com/en-US/games/c/castlevaniahdxbla

Question of the day

Hot dogs, hamburgers, chicken or ribs…what’s the best cookout food?

Tell us what you think and join the delicious debate in the comment section below.

FYI

The City of Portales has a monthly electronic newsletter that includes an events calendar, city news, Portales MainStreet activities, health information and more.

To view the latest newsletter: visit http://www.portalesnm.org

To subscribe, e-mail: nthornton@portalesnm.org

Weather

Today — Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid to upper 90s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.

Tonight — Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the 60s.