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Tracey Wilson holds a cocoa bean, the origin of all the magic. The company’s cocoa comes exclusively from a farm in Ecuador. Daily Record photos by lance Winter

Chocolate With A Mission

There’s no Willy Wonka on the premises — and you won’t find Oompa Loompas working on the family’s modest factory floor. But what you will find at the Dripping Springs

Richard Blythe, 19 and Maudicello Cabello-Perez, 20. Cabello-Perez was arrested for abandoning/endangering a child by criminal negligence on Jan. 10. Blythe, who is accused of causing the injuries to the 9-month-old girl is still at large. Photos couresy of Hays County Jail Records

Hospitalized baby’s mother arrested in continuing probe

A 20-year-old San Marcos woman has been arrested in connection with her severly injured baby, who is in Dell Children’s Hospital being treated for injuries including skull and rib fractures

Retired County Judge Bert Cobb, M.D., center, stands on the dais prior to taking medical leave with Commissioners Debbie Gonzales Ingalsbe, Mark Jones, Lon Shell and Ray Whisenant in 2017. Hays County photo

County marks retirement of Judge Bert Cobb

County Judge Bert Cobb, M.D., retired Dec. 31 from county service and as head of the Hays County Commissioners Court. He was elected to two four-year terms as County Judge,

Growing Up Wild

Rolf Straubhaar holds onto his son Malcolm while removing a butterfly sculpture worn by his daughter Rosemary as a face mask during activities at Growing Up Wild at the San Ma