The Eastern New Mexico News - Serving Clovis, Portales and the Surrounding Communities

Independence celebration planned

 

September 14, 2006



A bell rung by the Rev. Idalgo on Sept. 16, 1810, signaled the start of Mexico’s fight for independence from Spain. The ensuing battle lasted for 10 years before independence was gained. Today, the observance marking the day is known as Diez y s...



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