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Portales News Tribune (Newspaper) - September 12, 2015, Portales, New Mexico Be Portales is Tribune i Vil i i a Milt i t 750 editors notebook Rock tonight a iou Tramm takes the stage tonight for the Climax of the annual Clovis music festival words you re Likely to hear of you go the seen it before. It happens Al the time. You re dosing the door. You leave the world behind. Of you know what comes next you re no foreigner to Rock history. Did you know a new Mexico s department of pubic safety did not investigate a single fatal crash during the labor Day weekend according to a Dps news release. Dps did investigate 39 nonfatal crashes issued 230 Seatbelt relations and issued 4,313 relations overs from noon on sept 4 to Midnight sept. 7, the news release said. Glory Days a forty five years ago this weekend Portales football tans were celebrating a 43-6 thrashing of Roswel Goddard. Halfback Tommy hinder tier broke tee far three touchdowns As the rams evened their season record Al 1-1. Extra duties a Clovis Cly commissioner Tom Martin was recently elected director at Large dining the annual business meeting of the new Mexico municipal league according to a Cly of Clovis news release director at Large is a two year term on the Board. A editor s notebook in compiled by editor Dev id Stevens. Connect him it in or find him on Facebook. Visit us online @ and follow us on f serving the High Plains today Hill 82 Low 61 Hilt la 91 Low 64 we High. 91 a Raaseh Muhs Low 64 saturday sept. 12,2015 putting on a show Index Clat Steed to crossword obituaries sports m 8udoku. 8 Ashley furniture Hewett Ort fall ints. % in off Rvoff mattresses furniture we Man photo Tony Siai or in Michael Salgado closed out the first night of the Clovis music festival Friday evening at the Curry county events Center see another clo via music fest photo on Page residents remember september tragedy a David Stone we be became a nation of by aum Boswell managing Boctor a Bow a a in tenting Oom Clote to 30 local residents gathered St j. P. Stone Community Hank on brat Street in Portales saturday morning it pay tribute it the thousand of americana killed in the terrorist attacks on sent to 24301. Friday marked the 14th anniversary of he Day in which More than 3.000 people were killed As a result Caf terrorists attacks. Two of four hijacked air planes crashed into and destroyed each of the twin towers in new York City. A third crashed into and damaged the Pentagon near Washington. the fourth plane crashed into a Field in Pennsylvania killing every passenger aboard. Bank owner David Stone has been hosting a memorial ceremony in remembrance of the tragedy since its one year anniversary in 2002 with various guest speakers from arca fire departments Law enforcement depart Manta and Cannon air Force base. Firefighters from Portales fire department were pres pm in full dress uniform along with officers and deputies from the Portales police department and the Roosevelt Gainly sheriffs office. Portales resident Amy Carter Sang the National Anthem at the opening of the ceremony As she does every year at the event this year s guest speaker was mgr Robert Clay commander of the 27th special operations comptroller Squadron at Cannon air Force base Gay told those gathered Friday that at the time of the sept. 11 attacks he was tis turned at Brooks air Force base near san Antonio. Texas As the flight commander for the base finance office 1 assumed it was just an Accident Quot Clay said of when he first heard the news a plane had crashed into the twin Tower in new York City. A few minutes later we watched the North Tower Gay said once he saw the news broadcast for himself. He knew the nation was under attack then he received the email a implement threat Coit Delta thu to not an exercise. Is How the email read said Gay. A to this Day. I be never received another message that Shook my to the Core like this one did he said. A i knew then everything was going to be different for the younger generations like my son. A my son will Tell you How it impacted him was watch ing both his parents be deployed numerous times Over the next several he added Gay told his audience that to Date. 6.828 people have died in the fight against tar forum and 32.317 have been wounded great people have been moved to defend a great country Gay said. The support provided locally to our air commandos and their Mission is the Best Lve Ever seen. Stone opened the ceremony with his own comments telling those gathered that America has become Quot a nation of takers Quot Quot we must change our National attitude by electing senators congressmen and a president who wants a Strong country and will do what is Good for America not just what is politically Good for Stone mid. Quot ask not what your country can do for you ask instead what you can do for your country. God bless America she certainly needs at Mil Alvun Ait Foj n i 11 wry the Cannon air Force base Honor guard raises the american Flag at the Portales j p Stone Bank sept 11 memorial a Ervle Friday morning behind the Bank t attn photo aum Somr Portales resident Amy Carter Sang the National Anthem at the sept 11 memorial ceremony Friday morning in Portales

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