Sept. 11 ceremony focused on remembrance

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Alisa Boswell “I’m proud to be an American” was the opening statement at the Sept. 11 memorial ceremony Friday morning in the parking lot of J.P. Stone Community Bank in Portales. Bank president David Stone addressed the crowd of area residents with a message of remembrance. “Osama bin Laden had never been heard of … [...]

ENMU hosting Holocaust Remembrance Day

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By Clarence Plank: PNT staff writer Eastern New Mexico University is hosting a Holocaust Remembrance Day on Monday. ENMU Assistant Professor of History Dale Streeter said six million Jews and others Nazis considered impure died in the Holocaust. “This year we’re going to have a vigil and a commemorative table where some of the students [...]

Sept. 11 remembrances planned

• In remembrance of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, a ceremony will be held at 7:30 a.m. in the parking lot of Portales National Bank. • The Portales Lion’s Club has also added Sept. 11 to their normal schedule of flags that are placed throughout town. The flags will be placed in remembrance [...]

Letter to the Editor, Jan. 4

This is a letter of remembrance of the wounded and the 2,165-plus men and women who have given their lives in the Iraqi war. I grieve for them and their families. In remembrance of the 406,000 men and women who died and the thousands who were wounded in World War II, I grieve for them [...]

State employees receive half-day off

Staff and Wire Reports SANTA FE — Gov. Bill Richardson is giving state workers a half day of leave Friday to remember Pope John Paul II. The governor declared Friday at day of remembrance for the life of the pope. In issuing the executive order Wednesday granting leave to state employees, he said he hopes [...]