Nov. 6 Weddings, Anniversaries, Births, and Organizations

Organizations Fairfield Extension The Fairfield Extension Club met at the extension building on Friday, Oct. 28. Martha Brister and Marie Wells were the hostesses. Martha Watkins opened the meeting and handed out the by-laws of the club. Wessie White read the minutes and 17 members answered roll call. We discussed the coming annual banquet and […]

Sego, Lyna

Lyna Sego Services: Have been held. Lyna M. Sego, 85, of Albuquerque, died Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2005, at her home. She was born on March 10, 1920, in West Point, Miss., to Charles T. White and Lina M. Worth. She moved to Amarillo at age 2 and graduated from Amarillo High School. She married Ernest […]

Scott, Kenneth

Kenneth Scott Services: No services will be held. Kenneth R. Scott, 64, of Tucumcari, died Thursday, June 2, 2005, at Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital in Tucumcari. He was born on Oct. 15, 1940, in Hammond, Ind. Survivors include his wife, Martha A. Scott; a son, Kelly Newsom; and four daughters, Renee John (and husband, […]

Robinson, Martha

Martha Robinson Services: Have been held. Martha Jo Robinson, 80, of Amherst, Texas, died Monday, Dec. 27, 2004 at the Harmonee House in Amherst. She was born on Aug. 28, 1924, in Chillichothe, Texas, to Elmer and Mary Lance. She married Leon Robinson on Feb. 28, 1948, in Amherst. She moved with her family to […]

There’s little pity for Martha Stewart

A recent Project: Reader Reaction question asked about Martha Stewart’s five-month prison sentence. Some responses: “MARTHA STEWART’S SENTENCE is appropriate I feel, if she fully completes it, which I doubt that she will do. Jail time absolutely had to be a part of the sentence; otherwise, the court would be sending the message: ‘Jail will […]

Martha Stewart’s sentence light, but still not right

Freedom Editorial T he sentence was mild compared to what some legal experts had predicted; Martha- watchers had thought one year in prison would be the penalty. But Martha Stewart was sentenced Friday to serve five months in prison, five months of house arrest and two years of probation, and given a $30,000 fine. We’ve […]

Rogers Martha Willene

Martha Willene Rogers Services: Have been held. Martha Willene Rogers, 71, of Hobbs died Monday, March 1, 2004, in Hobbs. She was born on March 15, 1930, in Clarksville, Ark. She married Willie O. Rogers Sr. on Feb. 12, 1962, in Portales. Family members said she enjoyed fishing, her race horses, playing cards and her […]

Guzman, Tomasa

Tomasa Guzman Services: Have been held. Tomasa Guzman, 55, of Muleshoe, died Thursday, Feb. 19, 2004, near Post, Texas. She was born on Sept. 13, 1948, at La Cruz in the Mexican state of Chihuahua, to Aurelio and Socorro Gallegos. She moved to Muleshoe in 1965 from Delicias in Chihuahua. She married Louis Guzman on […]

Although guilty, Martha Stewart still a scapegoat

Freedom Newsapers Pardon us if we don’t buy into the “somebody-rich-and-famous-is-going-to-jail-tra-la” schadenfreude or the pious claptrap about how this verdict sends a message that nobody is above the law. It’s not so much that the Martha Stewart conviction was a travesty — given the information the jury had to work with, one can understand the […]

Calabrese, Martha Jo

Martha Jo Calabrese Services: Have been held. Martha Jo Calabrese, 63, of Clovis died Monday, Dec. 8, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on Sept. 24, 1940, in Manhattan, N.Y., to Asa Paul and Grace Becky Bryant. She married Theodore Calabrese on March 24, 1963, in Little Rock, Ark. She […]