Duke lacrosse case concludes without winner

By Freedom Newspapers From the beginning, the Duke lacrosse case felt more like a game than the pursuit of justice. Appearances suggest the prosecutor was playing for political gain. The voices of race-based outrage — whether they supported the African-American accuser or the white suspects — played for their respective causes. In the spirit of […]

Guilt, innocence only real factors in Duke case

Freedom Newspapers Just what America needs, yet another highly charged nationally publicized court case that deals with race, class and sex. Of course, the indictments against two Duke University lacrosse team members, for allegedly assaulting and raping an exotic dancer at a recent party, are the stuff that 24-hour cable news shows thrive upon. As […]

Pettay, Natalie

Natalie Pettay Services: Have been held. Natalie Pettay, infant, of Richardson, Texas, died Saturday, May 29, 2004. Survivors include her parents, Geoffrey and Trina Pettay; grandparents, Neil and Leticia Pettay of Clovis and Bradlee and D.D. Dansbee of Lubbock; aunts and uncles, Todd Dansbee of Lubbock, Paula and Ryan Martin of Shreveport, La., and Monica […]