Wednesday morning briefing: Dinner and a play, Imelda’s shoes and Reagan says farewell

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

Dinner and a play

There’s a dinner heater presented by the Clovis High School drama class 5 p.m. Thursday at Wheatfields Senior Living Center.

The performance is free and the dinner is $5 per guest but you must make a reservation and today is the deadline.

Information: 762-8700

Library fun

Preschool Storytime is 6 p.m. Thursday at Portales Public Library.

“Snow Much Fun!” will be read.

Good literature and no charge.

Quirky quote of the day

“I did not have three thousand pairs of shoes, I had one thousand and sixty.” Imedla Marcos

Today in history

On this day in 1989, After eight years as president of the United States, Ronald Reagan gives his farewell address to the American people.

In his speech, President Reagan spoke with particular enthusiasm about the foreign policy achievements of his administration.

Here’s the rest of the story:


Today — Mostly sunny, with a high near 46. Windy, with a north wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to between 15 and 20 mph. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.

Tonight — A 10 percent chance of light snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Northeast wind between 5 and 15 mph.