Monday morning briefing: Video games, chocolate secrets and calling all band parents

Good morning. It’s Freedom New Mexico’s Monday briefing.

Calling all parents

The Marshall Middle School band is looking for band parent chaperones for the trip to Amarillo May 7.

This event involves all band members and is all day.

They need five 5 parents.

Information: Kelli Morrison at 693-386

Video game of the week

Get your game on with this pick from our very own Game Meister Jenna Zamie.

Game: After Burner Climax

Genre: Jet sim

System: 360, PS3

What is it? A classic arcade series returns for download.

ESRB Rating: Everyone 10+

Web site:

Sweet talk

A lecture on ancient chocolate found in Chaco Canyon is coming to Eastern New Mexico University.

Patricia L. Crown, University of New Mexico distinguished professor of anthropology, is set to present “Chaco Chocolate: The Recovery of Cacao at Pueblo Bonito, Chaco Canyon.”