Friday morning briefing: A rack, a rodeo and Happy Birthday New Mexico

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

Rack replacement

Lighthouse Mission is in need a clothing rack.

During the hectic holiday season, one of the mission’s clothing racks broke.

Questions about size and type call 762-1933.

Ranch rodeo

The second annual Steven Watson Memorial Ranch Rodeo is 6 p.m. Saturday at the Curry County Events Center.

Admission is $15 at the gate; kids ages 12 and under are free.

Information: 742-2279

Time to pause

There is a Community prayer service 7 p.m. Monday at Central Christian Church in Portales.

Information: 760-9500.

Quirky quote of the day

“When more and more people are thrown out of work, unemployment results.” — Calvin Coolidge

Today in history

On this day in 1912, New Mexico is admitted into the United States as the 47th state.

Here’s the rest of the story:


Today — Sunny, with a high near 53. North wind between 15 and 20 mph.

Tonight — Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. North wind between 5 and 10 mph.