Serving Clovis, Portales and the Surrounding Communities

Monday morning briefing: Video games, school talk and a lot of wind

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

Video game of the week

Fresh from the desk of our own video game fan Jenna Zamie.

Game: Fallout: New Vegas

Genre: Role-playing game

System: PC, 360, PS3

What is it? An enjoyable and sophisticated adventure through the western wastes with a few technical problems.

ESRB Rating: Mature

Web site:

Special school meeting

Clovis schools board of education is staging a special meeting from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. today at Marshall Middle School.

This meeting is to inform parents and the public of schools that failed to make adequate yearly progress (AYP) and have been identified as schools in need of improvement.

Board members are seeking your suggestions for improvement.

Question of the day

Is your NFL team doing well? Why or why not?

Please feel free to kickoff this important discussion in our comment section below.

Website of the day

The Portales Public Library has a Facebook page at!/pages/Portales-NM/Portales-Public-Library/133850493328665.

You can also visit and search for "Portales Public Library."


Today — Hang on to your hat…very windy. Highs in the mid 70s to lower 80s. West winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts to around 60 mph.

Tonight — Windy...colder. Lows in the upper 30s to lower 40s. West winds 25 to 35 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Gusts up to 50 mph.