Tower Twin theater closing

PNT Photo: Clarence Plank Tower Twin Theater is closing tonight after it runs scheduled movies. The theater has been a part of Portales square for nearly 31 years.

By Clarence Plank: Freedom New Mexico

It’s curtains today for the Tower Twin Theatre.

After years of entertaining Portales residents, the city’s only movie theater is closing its doors due to cooling troubles.

Russell Allen, vice president of operations for Allen Theatres and Tower owner, said the air conditioning system just stopped working.

“Replacement cost for the air conditioning is about 50 percent