Wednesday morning briefing: Art, no school and a frigid turn

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

Student art

An Eastern New Mexico University student art exhibition is set to show Nov. 29 to Dec. 2 in the Golden Library Runnels Gallery.

The exhibition is open during library hours.

A closing reception is set for 5-7 p.m. Dec. 2.

For library hours, visit:

Question of the day

Would you rather be richer than someone or better than someone?

Please feel free to share your thoughts with the other great minds in our comment section below.

No bus to catch

The Clovis Municipal Schools, including its administrative offices, will close today throughFriday in observance of Thanksgiving and will reopen Monday.

Holiday cooking tip

The best way to store fresh celery is to wrap it in aluminum foil and put it in the refrigerator — it will keep for weeks.

Today in history

On this day in 1859, “On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection,” a groundbreaking scientific work by British naturalist Charles Darwin, is published in England.

Darwin’s theory argued that organisms gradually evolve through a process he called “natural selection.”

Here’s the rest of the story:


Today — Enjoy while it lasts…highs in the lower to mid 60s. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.

Tonight — Turning to frigid…lows 15 to 25. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.