Tuesday morning briefing: Music series, school’s out and Elvis gets notice

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

Music, music, music

The Yam Music Series featuring Andy Mason is 7 p.m. today at the Yam Theatre, 219 S. Main St., Portales.

Admission is $5 at the door.

School’s out

A reminder that all Clovis public schools are closed for the holiday.

Classes resume on Jan. 4.

Quirky quote of the day

“There comes a time in every man’s life, and I’ve had plenty of them.” — Casey Stengel

Today in history

On this day in 1957, while spending the Christmas holidays at Graceland, his newly purchased Tennessee mansion, rock-and-roll star Elvis Presley receives his draft notice for the U.S. Army.

Here’s the rest of the story:

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/elvis-presley-is-drafted

Weather

Today — Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.

Tonight — Mostly clear, with a low around 23.