Tuesday morning briefing: Rodeo, volleyball camp and Tyson’s fall

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


The High Plains Junior Rodeo finals start today, all day, at the Curry County Events Center.

Website of the day

The revised Dora Consolidated Schools 2011-2012 calendar and elementary school supply list are available at http://www.doraschools.com/.


Kindergarten through eighth-grade students can participate in the Portales Rams Volleyball Camp through Wednesday at the Portales High School gym.

Kindergartners through fourth-graders are set to meet from 9-11 a.m. The cost is $25 cash and includes a T-shirt and prizes.

Fifth- through eighth-graders are scheduled to meet from noon to 3 p.m. Their cost is $35 cash and includes a T-shirt and prizes.

Information: Contact Coach Ruth Chavez at 607-6071 or by e-mail to ruthchavez42@hotmail.com.

Kitchen tip

Stuff a miniature marshmallow in the bottom of a sugar cone to prevent ice cream drips.

Today in history
On this day in 1991, notorious boxer Mike Tyson rapes Desiree Washington, a contestant in the Miss Black America pageant, in an Indianapolis hotel room.

At a time when the issue of date rape was entering the country’s consciousness, Tyson’s attack became a national sensation.

Here’s the rest of the story:



Today — Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.

Tonight — Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.