Monday morning briefing: Meetings watch, fireworks and drive-in movies

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

Meetings watch

Two governing bodies in Roosevelt County are meeting Tuesday:

• Roosevelt County Commission, 9 a.m., Roosevelt County Courthouse. The agenda includes a report on the proposal to list the dunes sagebrush lizard as endangered and the designation of county precincts.

• Portales City Council, 7 p.m., Portales City Hall. The agenda includes a report on the traffic study on a one-way section of North Avenue I.


The Clovis / Curry Chamber of Commerce is accepting donations for the annual Smoke on the Water July 4 fireworks display.

For more information, contact that chamber at 800-261-7656 or:

Quirky quote of the day

“Aging isn’t that bad if you consider the alternatives.” — Maurice Chevalier

Today in history

On this day in 1933, eager motorists park their automobiles on the grounds of Park-In

Theaters, the first-ever drive-in movie theater, located on Crescent Boulevard in Camden, New Jersey.

Here’s the rest of the story:


Today — Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. South wind between 5 and 15 mph.

Tonight — A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind between 10 and 15 mph.