Thursday morning briefing: Paint the town, holiday stuff and The Great War ends

Good morning, happy Veterans Day and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Thursday briefing.

Help needed

Your chance to paint the town…literally.

Clovis MainStreet is still looking for volunteers to prep and paint buildings a block worth of buildings downtown.

It’s from noon until 4 p.m. Saturday. Meet at Patchwork House, 519 Main.

For more info call 575-309-8370.

Kitchen tip of the week

Plan your menu for the next week, and then make your grocery list.

This saves time and money. Check your calendar while you’re planning the menu.

If you have a busy night, plan a crock pot dinner, leftovers or some other make-ahead meal.

Holiday stuff

“Living the Season,” this year’s Roosevelt County Extension holiday home economics program, is set for 6:30 p.m. Nov. 15 and 1:30 and 6:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at the Memorial Building.

During the annual holiday program, extension Home Economist Connie Moyers presents holiday recipes, gifts and decorating ideas.

Advance tickets are $5.

Information or tickets: call the Roosevelt County Extension Office at 356-4417 or visit 705 E. Lime St.

Today in history

On this day in 1918, at the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, the First World War ends.

At 5 a.m. that morning, Germany signed an armistice agreement with the Allies in a railroad car outside Compi