Jan. 15, 1967

According to the Portales News-Tribune, a dust explosion cracked through the basement and tunnels beneath the Worley Elevator grain bins Saturday, wrecking grain handling machinery in 120-foot high concrete structure.

My cowboy pride has taken a hard hit

By Baxter Black: PNT columnist I was wounded. I got cracked across the bridge of my nose. Not that my nose needs to do anything to attract attention. As one friend put it, “Bax, if you’d lie flat on your back in the sun, we could tell time.” Of course, the next day I had […]

Burglary cracked


PNT Staff Report Roosevelt County Sheriff’s Office officials say they’ve made two arrests in a three-week investigation into a burglary in Roosevelt County. Michael Pendergraft, 26, of Portales and Aaron “AD” Williams, 23, of Portales were charged last week with receiving stolen property in connection with items recovered in the case. In addition, they are […]