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Mason accident results in injuries  Ledger Independent

Two people were injured Friday in an accident on U.S. 68 near Nepton Road, Mason County Sheriff Patrick Boggs said. Shianna Dixon, 25, of Maysville…



Local Results  Ledger Independent

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9 KENTUCKY BOYS SOCCER Mason County 4, Peebles (OH) 2 GIRLS SOCCER Ripley 6, Mason County (KY) 0 VOLLEYBALL ...



Friday Night Lights: Episode Two  Ledger Independent

Another beautiful night weather-wise is expected Friday evening, so get out to your local high school football game and enjoy it. Friday marks week two for the…



Mason not taking 4 percent, AIS considers it  Ledger Independent

The Mason County School District will hold a public hearing on Sept. 9 to discuss keeping the same tax rate as last year. Superintendent Rick Ross said even…



B.J. finding his way  Ledger Independent

B.J. Knox is playing so well right now, he's holing out shots from 50 yards out while taking a quick break to talk to the local reporter on the phone.



Fite cards career-low at Minnesota Invitational  Ledger Independent

Sarah Fite recorder her lowest round as a member of the Kentucky women's golf team and earned herself a top-10 finish with it at the Minnesota Invitational on…



10th Region Volleyball Coaches Poll  Ledger Independent

St. Patrick's Justina Klee hits the ball over the net as Mason County's Kiersten Coleman and Lexy Cooper jump up for a block. The Lady Saints knocked off the ...



Roundup of Friday’s action  Ledger Independent

FLEMING COUNTY 54, NICHOLAS COUNTY 26 CARLISLE — Kaleb Flanery scored three touchdowns, two on the ground and one via an interception return…



50 years  Ledger Independent

May's Lick Mill manager Ron Lawrence assists with vintage farm equipment placement Friday morning for the weekend's May's Lick Mill 50th Anniversary ...



Mason County High School announces honor roll  Ledger Independent

Mason County High School has released the names of students on the honor roll for the first nine weeks. Those students include: 9th grade: A+ honor roll…



Lady Jays jump past Lady Royals in straight sets  Ledger Independent

Mason County's Meya Myrick (15) tries to place a ball over the outstretched hands of Ripley's Olivia Dragoo (31), Thursday, in Ripley. The Lady Jays notched a ...



Schlarman never quits worrying about her husband  Ledger Independent

Ask John Schlarman what his life might be like if he wasn't coaching and he'll tell you he doesn't know because coaching football is all the Kentucky offensive…



MCHS celebrates graduates  Ledger Independent

More than 140 seniors walked across the stage Saturday at the Mason County Fieldhouse to accept their diploma, marking their high school commencement.



Prep Schedule  Ledger Independent

Mason County's Paige Decker looks to lead the pack for a talented group of Mason County runners trying to build off last season's best ever finish at the KHSAA ...



Longnecker House’s role in Mason County history  Ledger Independent

While driving along U.S. 68 going toward May's Lick, you will find an elegant antebellum home sitting atop a hill at 5037 Kentucky 2514 (Old US 68).



Exploring Maysville and Mason County: Greathouse, great story  Ledger Independent

About four miles out of Maysville off Kentucky 11, is a 286-acre tract now owned by the Sanders family, on which stands a lovely southern mansion.



Exploring Maysville and Mason County: The shape of things  Ledger Independent

Have you ever seen an octagonal house? Located on the hillside along Kentucky 11 just outside of downtown Maysville, sits the only irregular octagon home ...



Mason jury returns indictments  Ledger Independent

A woman who allegedly discharged a can of pepper spray inside a hospital was indicted Friday by a Mason County grand jury. According to the indictment…



Man’s body found under bridge  Ledger Independent

Maysville Police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found under a bridge on Wednesday evening, According to Mason County Coroner David ...



Accident fatal to 10-year-old girl  Ledger Independent

MOUNT STERLING — A Mason County child was killed Wednesday in a Powell County accident, according to Kentucky State Police and the Montgomery ...



Mason County students present ‘The Little Mermaid’  Ledger Independent

The Music Department of the Mason County Schools will present the Annual Spring Musical featuring Disney and Alan Menken's The Little Mermaid…



Mine rescue competition is next week  Ledger Independent

In any workplace, the number one priority is worker safety, according to officials with Carmeuse Lime and Stone. Next week at the Carmeuse Complex/



Bid accepted for library renovation  Ledger Independent

The Mason County Public Library Board of Trustees contingently accepted Momentum Construction's bid for the library renovations during a meeting on ...



Man indicted for endangering deputy  Ledger Independent

A man accused of pushing a Mason County deputy near a railing on an Ohio River bridge was among those indicted recently by a Mason County grand jury.



Bridge weight limit is serious business  Ledger Independent

Officers with Kentucky State Police Division of Commercial Vehicle Enforcement were in Maysville late Monday and all day Tuesday, monitoring traffic on the…



PPI opening Maysville facility  Ledger Independent

Christmas came early to Maysville this year with the announcement Thursday that Precision Pulley and Idler will open a facility here.



Harbor Freight plans Maysville location  Ledger Independent

Harbor Freight Tools is coming to Maysville. The Maysville-Mason County Industrial Development Authority Board and Executive Director Owen McNeill ...



Untitled | Ledger Independent  Ledger Independent

“Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.” While this very brilliant quote has been attributed to Founding Father Benjamin Franklin, there is no ...



Mason County man killed in rollover accident  Ledger Independent

A Mason County man was killed late Tuesday in an accident on the Clyde T. Barbour Parkway near the U.S. 68 bypass, according to information from the ...



Accident leaves couple dead, man injured  Ledger Independent

A Maysville couple was killed Monday in a two-vehicle collision on Kentucky 1449 Orangeburg Road, Sheriff Patrick Boggs said. The accident took place at ...



Grand jury faces busy docket  Ledger Independent

A Mason County grand jury met Friday and returned several indictments, many of them drug related. Wade E. Doyle, 38, of Aberdeen, Ohio, was indicted on ...



Indictments handed down in Mason  Ledger Independent

Indictments were returned by a grand jury in a variety of Mason County cases last week, many of them drug related. Calvin Ray Hunt, 67, of May's Lick…



Bridge named to honor late Mason official  Ledger Independent

During his lifetime of public *service*, the late Billy Ross wore many hats — deputy, sheriff and judge-executive among them. With family, friends…



Trial date set in attempted murder case  Ledger Independent

A man accused of shooting his girlfriend last year will go before a Mason County Circuit Court jury in June. Rickey Allen Bowen, 64, was indicted in January on a ...



Dozens arrested in Maysville drug raid  Ledger Independent

Federal, state and local law enforcement teamed up Friday to conduct one of the largest drug raids ever in the area, according to Mason County Sheriff Patrick…



PatienTech will make multi-million dollar investment locally  Ledger Independent

Another new industry is locating in Maysville, Maysville-Mason County Industrial Development Authority Executive Director Owen J. McNeill said Thursday.



Kirk named next Mason County coach  Ledger Independent

Mason County announces the hiring of Brian Kirk as the next boys' basketball coach, Monday, in the Mason County High School library. - Jared MacDonald, The ...



eSports team to start at FCHS  Ledger Independent

FLEMINGSBURG — Students who are interested in competitive gaming in Fleming County now have the opportunity to join an eSports team, the first ever for ...



Horch book signing June 29  Ledger Independent

Recent release “Enchanting Beauties” from former Mason County resident Hannah R. Horch is a riveting southern classic set in Depression-era Tennessee.



Mason County miscues end their season  Ledger Independent

ALEXANDRIA — Errors, errors and more errors. That was the story of the game Monday when Mason County took on George Rogers Clark in the 10th Region ...



Maysville accident leaves one dead  Ledger Independent

A Nicholas County man was killed early Sunday in an accident on Kentucky 11 Fleming Road, south of Lawrence Road, according to Maysville Police. John C.



After 40 straight Sweet 16s, radio announcer Weddle retiring  Lexington Herald Leader

For 40 straight Sweet Sixteens, Danny Weddle has called all the state tournament games on Maysville's WFTM. Yet iconic boys' state tournament moments like ...



Disabled pumps cause city water headache  Ledger Independent

A lightning strike earlier this week damaged two water pumps which supply water to the Maysville reservoir, officials said Friday. With the pumps out of…



Highland Christian School closes  Ledger Independent

Questions surround the sudden closing of a local christian school this week. Fonda Childers, administrator of Highland Christian School and Daycare in ...



School construction projects underway  Ledger Independent

Construction is underway in the Mason County School District. According to Mason County Schools Superintendent Rick Ross, crews are in the early stages of…



Drug arrest keeps police busy  Ledger Independent

Maysville Police have been busy this week, arresting several people on drug charges, according to information from Police Chief Ron Rice. The arrests…



Engineer program coming to MCHS  Ledger Independent

Students in Sean Jackson's MCHS computer class work on projects. The Amazon Future Engineer program will sponsor Computer Science classes beginning ...



Mason grand jury returns indictments  Ledger Independent

A Mason County Detention Center inmate has been indicted on a charge that he allegedly made or obtained contraband known as a shank. Shank is a slang ...



WFTM’s Weddle to retire  Ledger Independent

After more than 40 seasons behind the microphone as the voice of the Mason County Royals, Danny Weddle has decided to call it a career. The WFTM Sports ...



MCHS art teacher receives award  Ledger Independent

Stephanie Martinez, visual art teacher at Mason County High School, was recently named the recipient of the Marlene M. Helm Alumni Achievement Award by ...



Weight limit reduced on Simon Kenton bridge  Ledger Independent

FLEMINGSBURG –A recent inspection has resulted in a weight load reduction for the Simon Kenton Memorial Bridge, officials with the Kentucky ...



Exploring Maysville and Mason County: Victorian’s origins a mystery  Ledger Independent

Few details are known about this Victorian beauty that is located at 843 Clarks Run Road. Built around 1912, this residence is known as Sha-Mar Farm and ...



Ky. 3056 closed pending repairs  Ledger Independent

In late January, a hillside rock fall forced state officials to close Kentucky 3056, just east of Jersey Ridge, for cleanup and damage assessment. Now…



Agencies unite to address drug treatment  Ledger Independent

Comprehend and the Buffalo Trace Agency for Substance Abuse Policy has convened a group of local professionals to conduct a feasibility/



New license delayed … again  Ledger Independent

Will the third time be the charm for the new Kentucky driver's license program? Mason County Circuit Court Clerk Kirk Tolle certainly hopes so.



Death of teen under investigation  Ledger Independent

BROOKSVILLE — An investigation into the death of a Bracken County teenager after leaving his senior prom on Saturday evening is underway.



Man jailed following stabbing incident  Ledger Independent

One man was hospitalized and another taken to jail following a stabbing late Tuesday evening in Maysville's east end, according to Police Chief Ron Rice.



Summer camps bring the fun  Ledger Independent

School is out for summer, which means a number of camps and programs are available for children to make the most of their two-month break. While starting on ...



MCHS graduates honored  Ledger Independent

Mason County High School held commencement exercises Saturday at the Fieldhouse for the class of 2018. Graduates entered the facility to the traditional…



Craft Academy welcomes Class of 2021  Ledger Independent

Several area students have been named to the Craft Academy for Excellence in Science and Mathematics at Morehead State University class of 2021 class.



Tip from Maysville hospice shuts down sham charity  Ledger Independent

FRANKFORT — A tip from a hospice employee in Maysville led Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear and seven other state attorneys general to investigate ...



Faulkner named MCHS principal  Ledger Independent

Seth Faulkner has been named principal at Mason County High School. School officials announced the decision to promote Faulkner to the position late ...



Jarrell brothers make first court appearance  Ledger Independent

Two brothers, one of whom allegedly pointed a gun at a Maysville police officer in the predawn hours Sunday, appeared in Mason County District Court on…



Carmeuse excels in 2019 Regional Mine Safety competition  Ledger Independent

The 12th Annual Southeast Region/Central Kentucky Mine Rescue Contest in Maysville, included a total of 11 teams coming from Kentucky, Indiana, ...



Primary Election is coming soon  Ledger Independent

Kentuckians will go to the polls on Tuesday, May 21 for the state's Primary Election. Results will determine who appears on each side of the ballot for the…



Limestone Cycling Tour returns Sept. 7  Ledger Independent

The 11th annual Limestone Cycling Tour will take place Sept. 7 in Maysville. Last year's event brought nearly 450 cyclists from 12 states.



Floodwall levee repairs approved  Ledger Independent

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has given the green light on plans to shore up the river side or north side of the Maysville floodwall levee…



Hemp in the Buffalo Trace Area | Ledger Independent – Maysville Online  Ledger Independent

Since 2014 the number of growers and planted acres has grown tremendously within the hemp industry. In 2018 hemp was removed from the controlled ...



The Sweetest Century: Mason County’s Chris Lofton was ‘One of a kind’  Lexington Herald Leader

All Chris Lofton wanted to do was put Maysville back on the map. The Mason County town seated on the banks of the Ohio River had a rich basketball tradition ...



Bowen found guilty of attempted murder  Ledger Independent

A man accused of shooting his girlfriend last year was found guilty of the crime by a Mason County Circuit Court jury Tuesday. Rickey Allen Bowen, 64…



Schools offer help for back-to-school  Ledger Independent

With the 4th of July already behind us and summer break half gone, many people are thinking ahead to the beginning of a new school year. While preparing for ...



No place like home  Ledger Independent

EDITOR'S NOTE: This story was first published in The Ledger Independent in December 1990 when the U.S. was involved in the Gulf War Crisis. Many of those ...



More indictments returned against alleged shooters  Ledger Independent

Two men accused of breaking into the apartment of a Maysville couple and shooting a man in June are facing additional charges following indictments handed ...



Harbor Freight grand opening set  Ledger Independent

Harbor Freight Tools, America's leading retailer of tools, will celebrate the grand opening of its new store in Maysville on Wednesday, June 5 at 8 a.m..



Working at the car wash  Ledger Independent

Luke Crawford, an employee at the new Five Star Car Wash on Kentucky 9, which is celebrating its grand opening, dries off cars as they exit from the ...



29 arrested due to operation by VPD  Ledger Independent

VANCEBURG — A two-month operation by the Vanceburg Police Department has led to the arrest of 29 people on drug-related charges. The VPD launched ...



Conway case reset to June  Ledger Independent

FLEMINGSBURG — Further discussion on the case for a former Fleming County Schools official was postponed in Fleming County Circuit Court Friday morning.



Large-scale accident  Ledger Independent

A three vehicle accident Wednesday evening shut down three lanes of traffic due to an overturned semi-truck. The accident happened around 7:30 p.m..



Here a bear, there a bear: Bruin spotted in area  Ledger Independent

It certainly wasn't something he was expecting to see at his Mason County home. On Wednesday morning, with a cup of coffee in his hand…



Maysville man killed in accident  Ledger Independent

BROOKSVILLE — A Maysville man was killed in an accident along Kentucky 9 AA Highway in Bracken County, late Tuesday. Kentucky State Police Trooper ...



Conway out on reduced bond  Ledger Independent

FLEMINGSBURG — After more than two months spent in the Mason County Detention Center, a former Fleming County Schools official has been released from ...



PPI welcomed to Maysville  Ledger Independent

Precision, Pulley and Idler was welcomed to Maysville/Mason County during a reception on Thursday. PPI is based in Pella, Iowa, and is an industry leader in ...



Kentucky stops requiring conceal carry permits  Ledger Independent

Several new laws are set to go into into effect Thursday in Kentucky, including a change to the conceal carry law and new requirements for pregnant employees.



Limestone Cycling Tour returns September 7; annual event to provide scholarships to Mason Co. students  User-generated content

The 11th Annual Limestone Cycling Tour (LCT) will be on September 7 in Maysville. Last year's event brought nearly 450 cyclists from 12 states. Organizers of ...



Student awaiting donor for transplant  Ledger Independent

Connor Linville, 15, is pictured with his first place trophy in the 2017 Ripley, Ohio Cross Country race. Linville is awaiting a donor for a kidney transplant. -.



New rules mean safer, better cemetery  Ledger Independent

New rules concerning graveside decorations at the Maysville Mason County Cemetery are designed to keep workers safe and ensure the cemetery is well ...



Maggie is latest MFD ambassador  Ledger Independent

Maysville Fire Chief Kevin Doyle brought his Dalmatian, Maggie, to Straub Elementary School Friday to use as a teaching tool for his presentation on fire ...



Rice retiring as Maysville Police chief  Ledger Independent

For nearly a decade, Ron Rice has been the public face of the Maysville Police Department. Rice has served as chief of the MPD for the past nine years and ...



Smoke-free group addresses court  Ledger Independent

Ellen Cartmell of the Smoke Free Partnership of Mason County, along with members of the Mason County High School FCCLA give their presentation to ...



Successful seasons highlight All-Area Track and Field team  Ledger Independent

With the final race, jump, throw and height cleared for the 2019 track and field season, it's time to name The Ledger Independent All-Area team.



Bracken County coaching search grows  Ledger Independent

The coaching search at Bracken County got a little bigger on Friday. With the announcement of Jason Hinson's resignation from the boys' basketball coaching…



Black back on St. Patrick sidelines  Ledger Independent

Father Michael Black will be back on the sidelines this upcoming soccer season. Black, who spent the last year earning a PhL in Philosophy from the Catholic…



Bridge reconstruction begins in August on Kentucky 111 in Fleming County  Ledger Independent

FLEMINGSBURG – Reconstruction of the Kentucky 111 bridge over Davis Branch in Fleming County will begin in early August, state officials said Tuesday.



Inmate’s flight to freedom cut short  Ledger Independent

A Mason County Detention Center inmate's flight to freedom was short-lived Thursday. Mason County Sheriff Patrick Boggs said his office received a call at ...



Hemp company releases first products  Ledger Independent

Acela CBD, a new company in Maysville focusing on alternative health products, will formally release its first line of products today (Wednesday) with honey…



City questions recycling program  Ledger Independent

Is the value of Maysville's recycling program worth the cost to the city? That's the question commissioners contemplated this week as they passed the city's…



Car in river linked to missing man  Ledger Independent

GEORGETOWN, Ohio — Authorities have identified the owner of the 1998 Buick Le Sabre pulled from the Ohio River in Aberdeen, Ohio, on Wednesday.



‘Justice Bus’ gives legal aid to seniors  Ledger Independent

Seniors had the opportunity Tuesday to seek legal advice for advanced care planning from the Buffalo Trace Area Development District and Legal Aid of the…



Slick roadways prove deadly  Ledger Independent

An unexpected snow fall on Tuesday morning left area roadways slick and dangerous. Numerous accidents were reported including a fatal accident on ...



Cotterill new Maysville mayor  Ledger Independent

Come January, Charles Cotterill will be the new mayor of Maysville. With 44 percent voter turnout, Cotterill received 1591 votes while incumbent David ...



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