Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Monday briefing.
Music, music, music
The Eastern New Mexico Children’s Choir Spring Concert is set for 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Eastern New Mexico University Music Building’s Buchanan Hall.
Information: Kathi Fraze at 562-2377 or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
And, Metales M5 Mexican Brass is 7 p.m. Tuesday in Marshall Auditorium. Admission is $15 and $12 for students, military and seniors.
Website of the day
The Floyd Municipal School District 2011-2012 school calendar is available at http://www.floydbroncos.com/
A 1947 menu from the Clovis Harvey House, a Santa Fe Railway dining station, included these prices:
• 20 cents for orange juice
• 30 cents for a hamburger
• 75 cents for pork chops
• 10 cents for coffee
Quirky quote of the day
“I know I’m getting better at golf because I’m hitting fewer spectators.” — President Gerald R. Ford
Today in history
On this day in 1933, the modern legend of the Loch Ness Monster is born when a sighting makes local news.
The newspaper Inverness Courier related an account of a local couple who claimed to have seen “an enormous animal rolling and plunging on the surface.”
Here’s the rest of the story:
Today — A 10 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 49. Northeast wind between 10 and 15 mph.
Tonight — Mostly clear, with a low around 31. North wind between 5 and 10 mph
Looking forward — Sunny with daytime temperatures in the mid to upper 70s through the week.