Monday morning briefing: Trick or treat, game of the week and The Reformation

Good morning and happy Halloween. Welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Monday briefing.

Trick or treat

Pack up the kids and head for North Plains Mall.

Trick or treating around the mall is from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today.

Treats from merchants and the Clovis High School Student Council will be doing face paintings.

Video game of the week

The latest offering from our own gamer Jenna Zamie:

Game: Battlefield 3

Genre: First-person shooter

System: PC, PS3, 360

What is it? Battlefield 3 continues the series’ history of sprawling conflict zones and varied multiplayer.

ESRB Rating: Mature

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Meetings watch

The Roosevelt County Commission meets 9 a.m. Tuesday in the Commissioners room at the Roosevelt County Courthouse.

And, Portales City Council meets 7 p.m. Tuesday at city hall.

Quirky quote of the day

“Old age is fifteen years older than I am.” — Oliver Wendell Holmes

Today in history

On this day in 1517, the priest and scholar Martin Luther approaches the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg, Germany, and nails a piece of paper to it containing the 95 revolutionary opinions that would begin the Protestant Reformation.

Here’s the rest of the story:


Today — Sunny, with a high near 70. Southwest wind between 5 and 15 mph.

Tonight — Clear, with a low around 41. Southwest wind around 10 mph.