Thursday morning briefing: TV time, cleaning up and funny kid stuff

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

Grab the remote

Did you know Portales has its own television channel?

The City of Portales, Eastern New Mexico University and Portales Municipal Schools operate Portales Community Television Channel 19.


Question of the day

What was the funniest thing you did as a kid?

See, you’re already smiling. Share it with us in the comment section below.

Cleaning up

Curry County is looking for non-profits to step up and help clean up the county.

Non-profit organizations will be paid through grants and supplies such as trash bags and gloves will be provided.

Information: Deanna Bouillon at 763-6016 ext. 122 or stop by administrative offices at the Curry County Courthouse.

Today in history

On this day in 1936, in one of the first sit-down strikes in the United States, autoworkers occupied the General Motors Fisher Body Plant Number One in Flint, Mich.

The autoworkers were striking to win recognition of the United Auto Workers (UAW) as the only bargaining agent for GM’s workers.

Here’s the rest of the story:


Today — Grab a stiff umbrella…isolated rain showers. Highs in the lower to mid 50s. Southwest winds