Wednesday morning briefing: Fair warning, schedules set and the birth of the NBA

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

Fair warning

From 10:30 p.m. Saturday to 2:30 a.m. Sunday, officers of the Clovis Police Department will be conducting a DWI Check Point within the City of Clovis.

Officers will be specifically targeting drunk and drug impaired drivers

Schedules set

Portales Municipal Schools scheduling is finished, according to the district website.

Schedule pickup information is available at:

Kitchen tip

When boiling corn on the cob, add a pinch of sugar to help bring out the corn’s natural sweetness.

Quirky quote of the day

“You don’t get anything clean without getting something else dirty.” — Cecil Baxter

Today in history

On this day in 1949, after a damaging three-year battle to win both players and fans, the rival Basketball Association of America (BAA) and National Basketball League (NBL) merge to form the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Here’s the rest of the story:


Today — Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Calm wind becoming south between 5 and 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10 percent.

Tonight — A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind between 5 and 10 mph becoming calm.