Portales residents accused of stealing scrap metal

Freedom New Mexico Three Portales residents have been arrested and accused of stealing scrap metal and irrigation pumps while a child slept in their vehicle, according to the Roosevelt County Sheriff’s Office. According to a news release, deputies were sent to the 2200 block of South Roosevelt Road 4 after someone called to report possible […]

Water, water but nary a drop to drink

By Karl Terry Temperatures dropped Friday night and the drought got worse. At least it seemed that way Saturday morning as all of Portales woke up without water in the taps due to a water-main break. I got home late Friday and it was cold and sleeting dry stingy flakes of snow in my headlights […]