Friday morning briefing: A Charlie Brown Christmas and a really bad deal

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

Christmas Light Parade

It’ll be a Charlie Brown Christmas in Clovis this year.

That’s the theme for the annual Christmas Light Parade on Dec. 3.

Registration forms are now available at the Clovis Curry Chamber of Commerce.

Information: 309-8370 or

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Eastern New Mexico University in Portales will host an acappella concert by New York Polyphony at 7 p.m. on Tuesday in Buchanan Hall of the Music Building.

The event is free and open to the public.

Quirky quote of the day

“The more I see the less I know for sure.” — John Lennon

Today in history

On this day in 1928, Arnold Rothstein, New York’s most notorious gambler, is shot and killed during a poker game at the Park Central Hotel in Manhattan.

Reportedly, Rothstein had nothing good in his final hand.

Here’s the rest of the story:


Today — Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. South wind between 10 and 15 mph.

Tonight — Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. South wind around 15 mph.