Friday morning briefing: Art treasures, school’s out and the bloodiest battle

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Friday briefing.

Art treasures

Eastern New Mexico University is displaying four new and valuable works of art on campus in the Roosevelt County Museum and Golden Library.

Three of the works, “Penitente Good Friday,” “Acoma” and “Christmas Eve-Taos Pueblo,” were etched by famous California-born painter, Glen Kloss.

The fourth is an untitled Works of Public Art piece by artist Kenneth Adams.

To see the pieces or for more information: Kathy Flynn at newdeal@cybermesa.com, or find Mark Romero in the Roosevelt County Museum located across from the Administration building on campus.

Question of the day

Do you play fantasy football?

If so, what’s your favorite fantasy moment?

Feel free to fantasize away in our comment section below.

No school

A reminder, no class for students in Clovis Municipal Schools today for parent teacher conferences.

Today in history

Beginning early on the morning of this day in 1862, Confederate and Union troops in the Civil War clash near Maryland’s Antietam Creek in the bloodiest one-day battle in American history.

The Battle of Antietam marked the culmination of Confederate General Robert E. Lee’s first invasion of the Northern states.

Here’s the rest of the story:

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/battle-of-antietam

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