Monday morning briefing: Schools business, an open house and the end of Bonnie and Clyde

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

School supplies

If your children go to school in Floyd and you want to plan ahead, the school calendar, elementary school supply list and sports physical form for the 2011-2012 school year are available on the Floyd Municipal School District website:

The Elida Municipal Schools elementary supply list is also online:

Happy days

An array of photos from Eastern New Mexico University’s commencement May 14 are available for viewing on the ENMU website:

Last day

A reminder, the school year ends for Clovis students at noon Tuesday.


New Mexico American Water is a hosting a retirement reception to honor Kathy Wright.

It’s Tuesday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the company’s offices, 1005 N. Norris St.

Quirky quote of the day

“In Hollywood a marriage is a success if it outlasts milk.” — Rita Rudner

Today in history

On this day in 1934, notorious criminals Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow are shot to death by Texas and Louisiana state police while driving a stolen car near Sailes, La.

Here’s the rest of the story:


Today — Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to between 20 and 25 mph. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

Tonight — Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. Windy, with a west wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to between 10 and 15 mph. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.