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Friday morning briefing: Performance horses, step back in time and Hepburn's debut

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

Horse performance

Just in time for the Clovis Livestock Auction horse sale Saturday...a warm-up of osrts.

It’s the auction’s annual fall performance horse demonstration 4 p.m. today at the Curry County Events Center.

Back in time

George Crawford will walk you back in time to the first discovery of Clovis Man on the North American continent.

It’s 7 p.m. Saturday at Oasis State Park Group Shelter.

Website of the day

A link to everything Clovis schools, including an complete explanation of the bond election Tuesday:

Today in history

On this day in 1953, “Roman Holiday,” featuring Audrey Hepburn in her first starring movie role, premiered in New York City.

Hepburn’s performance as a European princess who ditches her official duties and falls for an American journalist (played by Gregory Peck) while on tour in Rome, earned her an Academy

Award for Best Actress and instantly established her as a leading Hollywood star.

Here’s the rest of the story:


Today —Another sweet day...mostly sunny, highs in the mid 80s to lower 90s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.

Tonight — A front porch night...mostly clear, lows in the mid 50s to lower 60s.

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