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Indictments handed down in Mason

- 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, was named in seven-count indictment for charges including trafficking in methamphetamine, trafficking in heroin, possession of drug paraphernalia,

LEDGER INDEPENDENT - 2018-12-18 20:42:00

Murder suspects plead not guilty

BROOKSVILLE — Two people suspected in the murder of an Augusta man entered not guilty pleas to the charges during a court hearing in Bracken County on Tuesday. Dagoberto Ramos and Arica Woodruff appeared in Bracken District Court before Judge Jeffrey Schumacher to face charges of first-degree murder

LEDGER INDEPENDENT - 2018-12-18 19:56:00

Attempted murder case headed to grand jury

- A man accused of shooting his girlfriend in the head has had his case forwarded to a Mason County grand jury. According to testimony given during a preliminary hearing before Judge Jeffrey Schumacher in Mason District Court on Monday, MCSO Deputy Josh Germann responded to a residence on Slack Pike

LEDGER INDEPENDENT - 2018-12-18 20:54:00

Mason County receives flood cleanup funds

- Officials with the Department for Local Government said a grant from the Flood Control Programhas been awarded to Mason County Fiscal Court. The $68,812 grant will fund cleanup efforts following the July 2017 flood event in Mason County.

LEDGER INDEPENDENT - 2018-12-17 20:33:00

Students learn culture through food

Food was the main focus for students at Mason County High School Tuesday morning as several activities allowed students to get in involved in culinary pursuits. The MCHS Spanish class held an international food fair in the school’s library, where they presented dishes from around the world to their

LEDGER INDEPENDENT - 2018-12-18 21:04:00

Mason County Schools receieve Gear Up grant

- A Gear Up grant to better prepare students for life after high school has been awarded to the Mason County School District. The grant is awarded through the United States Department of Education.

LEDGER INDEPENDENT - 2018-12-17 20:51:00

BJ’s Christmas party thrills hundreds

D’Cari True Wright, 10 month old son of Paige Smith, keeps an eye on Santa (John Fuller from Alanta, Ga.) Saturday during BJ’s annual Gift of Giving Christmas Party inside the Cox Building. - The 19th annual BJ’s Gift of Giving Christmas party was held at the Cox Building in downtown Maysville Satur

LEDGER INDEPENDENT - 2018-12-16 21:09:00

Kentucky Man Sentenced to Prison for Bank Robbery

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – A Kentucky man who robbed over $32,000 from a bank in Wayne County was sentenced to 63 months in prison, announced United States Attorney Mike Stuart. Steve Ray Meeks, 62, of Louisa, Kentucky, previously pled guilty to bank robbery. U.S. Attorney Stuart commended the investigativ

EKB - 2018-12-18 21:24:03

UPDATE: Three arrested in connection with Bracken County murder

AUGUSTA, Ky. (WDKY) — Three people have been arrested in connection with the murder of 59-year-old James Lyndon Gordley in Augusta. Arica Woodruff of Maysville, Dagoberto Ramos, of Adams County, Ohio and Nelson Ramos of Adams County have been charged with murder.

FOXLEXINGTON.COM - 2018-12-15 16:46:49

Court Hearing for former Miss Kentucky has been moved to next month

A court hearing in West Virginia for Former Miss Kentucky Ramsey Bearse has been moved to next month. Clerks at Kanawha County Magistrate Court say Bearse’s is scheduled to appear in court on January 29, 2019.

WTVW - 2018-12-17 23:39:00

Before the Wildcats had Dontaie, they had the explosive TNT

The “N” does not stand for anything, but when you pair it with Talbert and Turner it becomes TNT, a nickname that summed up nicely the explosive scoring of Talbert N. Turner, Jr.

FALMOUTHOUTLOOK.COM - 2018-12-18 12:41:16

Motel robbery suspects arrested in Aberdeen

Dearing - ABERDEEN, Ohio — An investigation into a possible armed robbery at Brown’s Motel led to three arrests in Aberdeen on Wednesday. Aberdeen Police Chief David Benjamin said he and Officer Marcus Callahan, with assistance from Ripley Police Officer Daniel Pangallo initiated a traffic stop of a

LEDGER INDEPENDENT - 2018-12-13 21:12:00

Shields’ shoots Augusta past St. Pat

Augusta’s Alexis Shields’ sinks the game-winning free throw with 1.6 seconds left in overtime, Monday, in Augusta. The Lady Panthers topped St. Patrick, 55-54, in overtime. - AUGUSTA — Not much separated Augusta and St. Patrick Monday night in the first game of the boy-girl doubleheader as the two s

LEDGER INDEPENDENT - 2018-12-18 06:04:00

Royals rule Raiders in second half

Jones - - A fast start on Tuesday against Bracken County helped the Mason County boys’ basketball team to their first win of the season. It took until the second half on Friday to get going, but a 21-4 run to start the third quarter propelled the Royals to a 76-45 victory over East Carter.

LEDGER INDEPENDENT - 2018-12-15 05:42:00

23 people were indicted in Butler and Warren counties

Grand juries, which meet in secret, review criminal charges brought by police and prosecutors and investigate possible criminal behavior. The proceedings are usually one-sided, because the accused is not present and witnesses are not cross-examined.

JOURNAL-NEWS - 2018-12-14 18:30:00

3 Charged in Northern Kentucky Slaying

AUGUSTA, KY (WAVE) - A loose dog led police to a murder scene in northern Kentucky Thursday. Kentucky State Police have now charged three people in the crime. Thursday morning, the Bracken County Sheriff’s Office got a call about a dog without its owner.

WAVE 3 - 2018-12-15 14:25:00

Looking ahead to exciting happenings in 2019

Vicki Steigleder - Executive Director - Maysville-Mason County Area Chamber of Commerce. I don’t know about you, but I believe the days have flown by since Halloween, and now Thanksgiving is long gone and Christmas is all but here! I get so wrapped-up with the preparations, that I am exhausted by th

LEDGER INDEPENDENT - 2018-12-15 02:58:00

Drink and drive? Santa is watching

- The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety and Kentucky State Police are reminding motorists to be responsible behind the wheel as the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” increased enforcement campaign runs through Jan. 1, 2019.

LEDGER INDEPENDENT - 2018-12-14 20:52:00

Kentucky Radio Station Starts Playing ‘Baby It’s Cold Outside’ on Repeat Amid Backlash

A Kentucky radio station started playing the song “Baby It’s Cold Outside” after some complaints about the song prompted several radio stations to pledge never to play it again.

THE EPOCH TIMES - 2018-12-17 20:51:19

Kentucky’s Pension Crisis: How we got here

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Kentucky’s pension shortfall has been decades in the making, but it’s taken center stage over the past two years. The issue was a major topic during the governor’s race in 2015, and when Republicans won supermajorities in both legislative chambers in 2016, a major overhaul of

WAVE 3 - 2018-12-17 21:50:00