Monday morning briefing: Candidates debate and women get the vote

Good morning and welcome to the Monday briefing.

Candidate debate

Don’t forget the Portales municipal candidate forum 6 p.m. Monday at the Yam Theatre.

Candidates will give opening statements on their interest in their positions then be presented questions.

Information: 763-6991.

Party politics

The Democratic Party County Convention is 6 p.m. Tuesday at Clovis-Carver Public Library.

State central committee members and delegates elected at the convention will attend state pre-primary convention in Albuquerque on March 10.

Information: Jennifer Burrill, 575-607-7060 or Democratic Party of N.M. Headquarters, 505-830-3560.

Show time

There’s still time to purchase tickets for the Cathie Ryan Trio and McPeake musical performance.

It’s 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Clovis Civic Center, part of the Clovis Community College Cultural Arts Series.

Admission is $22.

It’s a fact

The Motown female group The Supremes, which dominated the pop charts in the 1960’s, was originally called The Primettes.

Today in history

On this day in 1922 i n Washington, D.C., the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, providing women the right to vote, is unanimously declared constitutional by the eight members of the U.S. Supreme Court.

Here’s the rest of the story:

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/supreme-court-defends-womens-voting-rights

Weather

Today — A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11a.m. Patchy fog before 11a.m. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 56. South wind between 10 and 20 mph.

Tonight — A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. Southwest wind between 15 and 20 mph.