Monday morning briefing: Music at Marshall and a cannibal’s demise

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


A reminder that the Food Bank of Eastern New Mexico annual Canned Food Drive begins today in Curry and Roosevelt county schools and continues until Dec. 15.

Send a can to school.

Music, music, music

The Carpe Diem String Quartet concert is 7 p.m. Tuesday at Marshall Auditorium.

General admission: $17; Students, military, seniors: $12.

Information: 769-4956.

Meetings watch

The Clovis City Commission meets 5:15 p.m. Thursday at Clovis-Carver Library North Annex.

It’s open to the public.

Information: 769-7828.

Quirky quote of the day

“Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other. Perhaps they should live next door and just visit now and then.” — Katharine Hepburn

Today in history

On this day in 1994, serial killer and cannibal Jeffrey Dahmer, serving 15 consecutive life sentences for the brutal murders of 15 men, is beaten to death by a fellow inmate while performing cleaning duty in a bathroom at the Columbia Correctional Institute gymnasium in Portage, Wis.

Here’s the rest of the story:


Today — Sunny, with a high near 63. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

Tonight — Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. Blustery, with a north wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to between 20 and 25 mph. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.