Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Friday briefing.
Eastern New Mexico University is hosting the musical “Into the
Woods” at 7 p.m. today and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in Buchanan Hall of the Music Building.
The musical follows Little Red Riding Hood, Jack (of the Beanstalk), Cinderella
and other characters as they enter the woods in search of fulfillment of their wishes.
The Friends of the Library book sale is 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at the Clovis-Carver Public Library.
Books at bargain prices.
Scary rodeo fun
There’s a Halloween Bash and Ranch Rodeo at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Curry County Events Center.
Admission $15 at the gate; kids 12 and under are free.
Information: 742-2279 or www.laytonbelcherhorsetraining.com
Quirky quote of the day
“I haven’t committed a crime. What I did was fail to comply with the law.” — David Dinkins
Today in history
On this day in 1919, Congress passes the Volstead Act over President Woodrow Wilson’s veto.
The Volstead Act provided for the enforcement of the 18th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, also known as the Prohibition Amendment.
Here’s the rest of the story:
Today — Patchy fog before 9 a.m. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 57. West wind around 5 mph becoming south.
Tonight — Clear, with a low around 35. South wind between 5 and 10 mph.