Monday morning briefing: Homecoming, free music and fun with plastic

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

Homecoming week

Elida Municipal Schools celebrate Homecoming next week with Spirit Week and the coronation.

Monday is Pajama Day; Tuesday is Fashion Disaster; Wednesday is Tossed Salad Day; and Thursday is Duct Tape Day and Way Out Games.

Star in town

County bass player and singer Ira Dean of Trick Pony with smash hits including “On a Night Like This,” “Whisky River,” and “Pour Me” is performing at 11 a.m. Tuesday at High Plains Harley-Davidson in Clovis.

It’s free and open to the public.

Kitchen tip

Try lightly dusting bacon with flour before frying. This helps prevent the spatters and meat shrinkage.

It’s a fact

In 1964, at age 35, Martin Luther King Jr. was the youngest person in history to receive the Nobel Peace Prize.

Today in history

On this day in 1957, machines at the Wham-O toy company roll out the first batch of their aerodynamic plastic discs now known to millions of fans all over the world as Frisbees.

Here’s the rest of the story:


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

Tonight — Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. South wind around 5 mph.