Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Thursday briefing.
The Clovis Fire Department was founded Aug. 9, 1909.
ENMU summer classs
The eight-week summer school term at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales will run from Monday through July 29.
Courses can be taken online or on-campus.
Those not yet enrolled should call 1-800-367-3668 or 562-2178.
Currently enrolled students can register online: http://www.enmu.edu
Clovis police tell us pre-registration has ended for the Kids and Cops basketball tournament.
They’ve already filled all available slots for the event.
You can, however, still come watch local kids take on police beginning at 11:30 a.m. at Clovis High School gymnasium, known around these parts as The Rock.
La Casa Family Health Center is operating the Portales Summer Lunch Program now through July 29.
The program provides free lunches to youth age 18 and younger.
Lunches are noon to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday at Lindsey Park, Morrison Park, City Park, Rotary Park, Buena Vida Park and Cannon Meadows.
Lunches can also be provided to church camps, Bible schools and any organization offering recreational and day care services for children.
Information: David Briseno at 769-5018.
Quirky quote of the day
“If you want to know what God thinks of money, just look at the people he gave it to.” — Dorothy Parker
Today in history
On this day in 1935, Babe Ruth, one of the greatest players in the history of baseball, ends his Major League playing career after 22 seasons, 10 World Series and 714 home runs.
Today — Isolated showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. South wind between 10 and 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Tonight — Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Breezy, with a south wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to between 5 and 10 mph. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.