Monday morning briefing: New faces, a teen challenge and one big bomb

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

New face

Put in a new face for fall with Fabulous Fall Faces — 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday at the Women’s Medical Center.

It includes makeovers, demonstrations, refreshments, previews of new products, special offers and giveaways.

Space is limited so call for reservations.

Information: 762-8055.

Teen challenge

Monday Madness, 4:30 p.m. today at the Portales Public Library, is a challenge for teens.

It features Minute to Win it! Tackle several challenges in under a minute and you’ll be the winner for ages 13-18.

Information: 356-3940.

Quirky quote of the day

“I have never been hurt by what I have not said.” — Calvin Coolidge

Today in history

On this day in 1957, the U.S. detonates a 1.7 kiloton nuclear weapon in an underground tunnel at the Nevada Test Site (NTS), a 1,375 square mile research center located 65 miles north of Las Vegas.

Here’s the rest of the story:


Today — Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind between 5 and 10 mph.

Tonight — Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. South wind around 10 mph.