Wednesday morning briefing: Good reads, a prayer day and a pink Cadillac

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

A good read

The state Rural Bookmobile is scheduled to stop in Roosevelt County on Thursday. The schedule is:

• Pep Post Office, 9-10 a.m.

• Causey Post Office, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

• Elida City Hall, 1-2 p.m.

Special meeting

The Curry County Commission meets 9 a.m. Thursday in a special session at the Clovis-Carver Public Library north annex.

Information: 763-6016.

Quirky quote of the day

“Never miss a good chance to shut up.” — Will Rogers

Video game of the week

From our own video game fan Jenna Zamie.

Game: Outland

Genre: Platformer

System: 360, PS3

What is it? Outland’s gameplay is packed with clever mechanics and framed by a compelling artistic vision.

ESRB Rating: Everyone 10+

Web site: Compiled from

Prayer gathering

There is a National Day of Prayer gathering from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday in front of the Curry County Courthouse.

It’s open to the public.

Information: Sabrina Farmer, 693-1744.

Today in history

On this day in 1984, New Jersey rocker Bruce Springsteen releases “Pink Cadillac” as a B-side to “Dancing in the Dark,” which will become the first and biggest hit single off “Born in the U.S.A.,” the best-selling album of his career.

Here’s the rest of the story:


Today — Sunny, with a high near 78. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to between 15 and 20 mph.

Tonight — Mostly clear, with a low around 42. North wind between 10 and 20 mph.

Looking forward — Sunny with daytime temperatures in the 80s through the week.