The Press: Two Guns and a Weekly

"You know how to train a mule?" drawls pistol-toting Editor Dan Hicks Jr. between drags on a dead briar pipe. "First you got to hit him over the head with a two-by-four to get his attention. That's what I did to Madisonville. Now they know I'm here and won't go away. As long as I've got a typewriter and a piece of paper, they can't put me out of business."

Some have tried. Shotgun blasts have been fired through his office door. He has been beaten up. Angry, anonymous voices constantly threatened him over...

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