Good morning and welcome to the Wednesday briefing.
Tuesday is the only day for candidates to file for county or state offices in the June 5 primary election.
Filing can be completed at the county clerk’s office. There is a $50 fee.
Curry County Clerk Coni Jo Lyman: 763-5591
Roosevelt County Clerk E. Janet Collins: 356-8562
A $9.3 million bond issue facing Curry County voters April 3 will be explained at two public forums Thursday.
Commissioners and new jail Administrator Gerry Bill will be on hand at 11:30 a.m. in the Melrose Senior Center, 427 Main St. in Melrose; and 6 p.m. at the Texico Senior Center, 211 Griffin St., in Texico.
It’s a fact
Men have more blood than women. Men have 1.5 gallons versus 0.875 gallons for women.
“Government is not reason; it is not eloquent; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master.” — George Washington
Today in history
On this day in 1942, the Quartermaster Corps (QMC) of the U.S. Army begins training dogs for the newly established War Dog Program, or “K-9 Corps.”
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Today — Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. West wind between 5 and 15 mph.
Tonight — Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. West wind between 5 and 15 mph.