Monday morning briefing: Industrial plans, a joyful noise and a president’s eyes

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

Meetings watch

There’s a special meeting noon today at Portales city hall to outline the city’s industrial park master plan.

It’s open to the public.

A joyful noise

The Vienna Boys Choir concert is 7 p.m. Tuesday at Marshall Auditorium in Clovis.

General admission is $22. Students, seniors and military pay $17.

Information: 769-4956.

Kitchen tip

You can use a nutcracker to mangle and squeeze wedges of lemons to juice them.

It’s a fact

Lyndon B. Johnson was the first president to wear contact lenses.

Today in history

On this day in 1633, Italian philosopher, astronomer and mathematician Galileo Galilei arrives in Rome to face charges of heresy for advocating Copernican theory, which holds that the Earth revolves around the Sun.

Here’s the rest of the story:


Today — Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. West wind between 15 and 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Tonight — Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. West wind around 10 mph.