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Sunday, October 26th, 2014

Former council candidate arrested after confrontation with burglary suspects

A three-time San Marcos City Council contender was arrested this month after allegedly brandishing a handgun in a pawn shop parking lot during a confrontation with two men he suspected of burglarizing his home.

Saturday, January 19th, 2013

Bob Barton, larger-than-life publisher and politician, passes away

Bob Barton, a boisterous liberal who agitated for progressive causes in Hays County for more than eight decades, died this morning. He was 83.

Tuesday, May 13th, 2008

Burglars ransack Kyle newspaper office

Thieves broke into the offices of the Hays Free Press on Center Street in Kyle early Monday morning, taking more than $20,000 in property, including production computers and a server.