Portales man saves wife from house fire

By Tony Parra: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — A Portales man saved his wife from a fire which destroyed the interior of their house in the early morning hours on Tuesday. Bill Machen, 62, and Faye Machen, 58, of Portales, escaped the fire which destroyed the interior of their house at 317 E. Kaywood. According to […]

Many readers behind Bonds if steroid free

Project: Reader Reaction Going into Wednesday’s games, Barry Bonds needed one home run to tie Willie Mays for third on the all-time list and 97 home runs to pass Hank Aaron as the greatest home run hitter ever. A recent Project: Reader Reaction question asked “Are you rooting for him?” Some responses: “If his record […]

Teague, Molly

Molly Teague Services: Have been held. Molly Teague, 64, died Friday, Feb. 6, 2004, at her home in Portales. She was born Feb. 6, 2004, in San Antonio, Texas, to Ruby and Walter Rogers. She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, James, Bob and Wally Rogers; and three sisters, Jean Mays, Betty […]