JANUARY

2 -- Maysville celebration and first annual New Year's Eve ball drop a success.

4 -- City of Maysville no longer offering rental equipment for private events.

4 -- Milford home destroyed by fire on New Year's Eve.

4 -- Lewis County board of education office moves to new location.

5 -- Lewis County man charged in assault of Maysville Police Officers.

6 -- Mount Olivet sewage treatment plant receives grant to expand.

6 -- IGA on Forest Avenue in Maysville reopens.

6 -- Lewis County Schools receives over $1 million in grant money.

7 -- New approach in the murder of Brittany Stykes.

7 -- First phase of Dugan's Curve repair complete.

9 -- Community remembers Judge Frank McCartney.

11 -- Explosion at DP&L injures six people.

11 -- Police intensify investigation into Stykes murder.

11 -- Lewis County begins search for new emergency management director.

12 -- Industrial Authority Director retires.

12 -- Investigators visit DP&L after explosion.

12 -- Kentucky Career Center office in Maysville announces closure.

13 -- Maysville City Commissioners consider tax hike.

14 -- Vanceburg Mayor named to Kentucky League of Cities board.

14 -- Maysville City Commission discusses plans to absorb utilities.

14 -- Vanceburg Christian Church requests portion of lawsuit to be dismissed.

14 -- Iron Horsemen trial set.

16 -- Comprehend begins program to help male detention center inmates to become nurturing fathers.

18 -- Industrial Authority Director search begins.

18 -- Kentucky Transportation Cabinet project uncovers unmarked cemetery in Lewis County.

18 -- Gaslight Players support Vietnam Wall project.

19 -- Simon Kenton Memorial bridge neck lighting installation nears completion.

19 -- Friend raises money to send sick woman and her children to Disney World.

20 -- Maysville Conference Center for sale.

20 -- Theresa Rinehart appointed to magistrate seat in Fleming County.

21 -- Damage to Mason County Justice Center studied.

22 -- Thousands turn out to support, protest Donald Trump.

25 -- Count of homeless in area to be taken.

25 -- George Sparks named Lewis County emergency management director.

25 -- Lewis County High School JROTC program receives grant.

26 -- Court date set for Marie Castelli.

26 -- Age requirement changed for enrolling in Kindergarten.

27 -- Western Lewis-Rectorville Water and Gas District proposes base rate increase.

27 -- Needle exchange program growing.

27 -- Work begins to replace Kentucky 8 bridge over Kinniconick Creek.

28 -- Design for Central Elementary School approved by board of education.

28 -- Enviro Flight LLC considers location in Maysville.

FEBRUARY

1 -- DP&L announces plans to move forward after possibly closing two coal-fired electric plants in Adams County.

1 -- Historic Echo Hall dormitory crumbling.

1 -- University of Kentucky studies conditions at area animal shelters.

2 -- Meisha Nichols receives 10-year prison sentence for death of Franklin County man.

2 -- Maysville Community and Technical Center receives drone grant.

3 -- MCTC receives $1.14 million grant.

3 -- Park at Ripley-Union-Lewis-Hunting School District moving forward.

3 -- Lewis County School District upgrades communication efforts.

4 -- Naming replacement for Frank McCartney may take time.

4 -- Joetta Marshall replaces Joy Ruark as city clerk.

6 -- Meeting held to discuss utility merger with City of Maysville.

6 -- Maysville home destroyed by fire.

8 -- Brandon Dawson arrested for attacking elderly man in McDonald's.

8 -- Mason County Intermediate School students collect supplies for food bank.

9 -- One person injured in Lewis County shooting.

9 -- Maysville Church of the Nazarene send clean water to Flint, Mich.

9 -- Brandon Dawson appears in court after attacking an elderly man.

10 -- Tax plan proposed to Maysville City Commission.

10 -- Donations set for Prom Dress drive.

11 -- Sober Living Facility to open in Flemingsburg.

11 -- Maysville Conference Center up for bids.

13 -- Grant helps wastewater treatment plant project.

13 -- Vanceburg applies for fire department turnout gear grant.

15 -- Mason County Board of Education discusses softball field.

15 -- Restart testing at DP&L.

15 -- Washington VFD becomes independent from City of Maysville.

16 -- Kentucky governor appoints commission to nominate judge for 19th judicial circuit.

16 -- Franklin Sousley Memorial Event planned for Feb. 19.

17 -- Concussion bill filed in Kentucky House of Representatives.

17 -- Utility bills available online in Georgetown, Ohio.

18 -- Medical marijuana bill filed in Kentucky.

18 -- Augusta Mayor Mary Zeigler resigns.

20 -- RULH and Georgetown High School students create drug abuse public awareness video.

22 -- Maysville man arrested after high-speed chase arrest.

23 -- Maysville City Commission considers police department grant for ASAP program.

23 -- Fleming County Board of Education assessments planned.

24 -- Robertson County Public Library receives tech grant.

24 -- Indiana film crew plans filming at Phillip's Folly.

25 -- Search for Kimberly Rose Abercrombie continues four years later.

25 -- Mary Ann Kearns named editor of The Ledger Independent.

27 -- Flemingsburg approved for grant to expand reservoir trail.

27 -- Construction of bridge project to begin over Snag Creek in Bracken County.

MARCH

1 -- Couple indicted for alleged assault of another.

1 -- Mason County Sheriff Patrick Boggs offers advice to deal with scams.

2 -- DP&L returns to regular operation.

2 -- Storms cause damage in Ohio.

2 -- Storm overturns home in Mason County.

3 -- Newspaper carrier gets trapped in rising water.

4 -- Sam Howard continues to recover from Guillain-Barre Syndrome.

4 -- Retired court clerk Ned Tolle dies.

6 -- Resident Undead show films at Phillip's Folly.

8 -- Manchester Police Department disbanded.

8 -- Issues surrounding the Dover Fire Department discussed by Dover city council.

9 -- Officials consider closing vehicle traffic to Dover Covered bridge.

9 -- Vanceburg approves Air Evac proposal.

10 -- Maysville City Commission approves raising city's insurance tax rate.

10 -- Two arrested in alleged home invasion in Maysville.

11 -- US Bicycle Route System considers Mason and Robertson Counties.

11 -- Luncheon planned to benefit Manchester VFD.

13 -- Inmate escapes from Mason County Detention Center.

15 -- Cats and drugs discussed by Mason County Fiscal Court.

15 -- Former Mount Olivet water clerk indicted for allegedly taking money from utility.

15 -- Mason County High School students learn about virtual reality.

16 -- Mason County Board of Education approves new band uniforms.

16 -- Frito Lay opening new facility in Maysville.

16 -- Mason County Middle School club teaching 3-D printing.

17 -- Parking addressed by Augusta City Council.

17 -- Chalk the Walk planned for April 11.

17 -- Moist vote planned in Flemingsburg.

18 -- Meeting held to discuss DP&L future.

18 -- Castelli remains in jail.

20 -- Falmouth teenager goes missing.

20 -- Officials announce investigation after inmate dies in the Adams County Ohio Detention Center.

22 -- Industrial Authority Director Search nearing end.

22 -- DP&L seeks closure of plants.

22 -- Child dies from gunshot wound in Robertson County.

23 -- D&A Wholesale buys Kentucky Army National Guard Armory.

23 -- Fleming County School District diagnostic review complete.

24 -- Woman pleads guilty to taking over $56,000 from an Augusta church.

24 -- Repairs to the Maysville Train Depot underway.

25 -- Church in a day project, to build a church in under 24 hours, underway.

25 -- Alleged meth lab found in Maysville.

25 -- Sam Howard visit Lewis County.

27 -- Maysville Lions Club Radio Auction returns.

27 -- Fazoli's announces plans to open Maysville location.

27 -- Vanceburg man disappears.

29 -- Case of missing Vanceburg man turns into a criminal investigation.

29 -- Ten charged by Mason County grand jury.

29 -- Mason County High School Rifle range named for former MCHS student injured in Afghanistan.

30 -- Fire that destroyed Garrison home is deemed suspicious by officials.

30 -- Search for missing Vanceburg man continues.

30 -- City of Maysville puts conference center, and other properties, up for sale.

31 -- Body of missing Vanceburg man, Justin Johnson, found.

31 -- Mason County Jailer Lisa O'Hearn announces retirement.

31 -- Search for new jailer is left up to Mason County Judge-Executive Joe Pfeffer.

APRIL

1 -- Drug roundup results in arrest of 20 people in Fleming County.

1 -- Mason County Sheriff Patrick Boggs named interim jailer.

1 -- Construction on Kentucky 9 begins again.

3 -- Sam Howard returns home after fight with Guillain-Barre syndrome.

3 -- Two men charged in the death of Vanceburg man, Justin Johnson.

3 -- Kentucky Office of Homeland Security announces distracted driving campaign.

5 -- Randal Olmstead Lowman named new Industrial Authority Director.

5 -- Wince and Preston Walters are arraigned in death of Justin Johnson.

5 -- Four Mason County students chosen for Craft Academy for Excellence in Science and Mathematics at Morehead State University.

6 -- Blue pinwheels bring light to child abuse.

7 -- Former Manchester Police Officer Joshua Hayes indicted for unlawful use of computer system.

7 -- Deadline approaches for for owners of abandoned or vacant properties to notify city.

7 -- Mason County Middle School teacher Brianne McDowell named Kentucky Teacher of the Year.

8 -- Fleming County School teacher allegedly shows inappropriate video to students.

8 -- Robert Parker announces he is leaving his role as Markert CEO for Meadowview Regional Medical Center.

10 -- Two arrested for an alleged spree of vandalism in Flemingsburg.

10 -- Wald Park construction continues.

12 -- 19th judicial circuit Judgeship nominees named.

12 -- Johnson case bound for grand jury.

12 -- Mason County commissioners approve bid on emergency dispatch upgrade to digital services.

12 -- Missing school deed complicates plans to demolish old Aberdeen school building.

13 -- Complaints lodged about blue line painted on Mason County Detention Center door.

13 -- Road aids and sewer lines discussed by Bracken County Fiscal Court.

13 -- RULH Middle School bans cell phones and other electronic devices.

14 -- Maysville city commission discusses street parking and dogs.

14 -- Lisa Yeary named Mason County Jailer.

14 -- Dale Duncan charged with attempted murder for alleged stabbing of his estranged wife, Dana Duncan.

15 -- Women's Crisis Center recognized for the SAAMy Innovative Program.

15 -- Maysville Fire Chief Kevin Doyle announces hope that audit will lower insurance rates for residents.

15 -- Fake news panel held at Maysville Community and Technical Center.

17 -- Washington VFD cuts ties with Maysville.

17 -- MCHS students create training video for Stober Drives.

17 -- Future of log church in Old Washington uncertain.

19 -- Website created for residents of Maysville's East End.

19 Manchester council discusses issues with DP&L possible closure.

19 -- Lisa Yeary sworn in as new Mason County jailer.

20 -- Echo Hall topic of Augusta Independent Board of Education.

20 -- Maysville Conference Center sold.

20 -- Fleming County School District receives achievement grant.

21 -- Matthew Grooms wins machine competition; receives scholarship.

21 -- Traffic advisory for two bridge run announced.

21 -- Augusta boat dock fees raised.

22 -- Brown County, Ohio Detention Center expansion becomes a reality.

22 -- Memorial at Riverside Drive planned.

22 -- Kentucky once again allows junior firefighters.

22 -- Mason County School District in running for Workforce Development grant.

24 -- Augusta Independent School students honor World War I veterans by making poppies.

25 -- Mason County Intermediate School students show off projects for leadership night.

25 -- Search continues for new Mason County Public Library location.

25 -- Road construction projects return in Mason County.

27 -- Braidy Industries announces plans to locate new factory in Greenup County.

27 -- Speeding addressed by Ripley Village Council.

27 -- Students participate in turkey calling contest at RULH Middle School.

28 -- Lawsuit between Maysville Mayor David Cartmell and William Boggs is closed.

29 -- Arbor Day celebrated in Ripley, Ohio.

29 -- Dustin Grutza receives University of Cincinnati Alumni award.

29 -- Bracken County and Augusta Independent High School students learn dangers of drinking and driving.

MAY

1 – Abuse prevention training is sponsored by Women’s Crisis Center.

3 – Joe Koch is named to lead MRMC and FCH.

4 – Area weather alert system updated.

5 – A Lewis County resident questions road ownership in order to have it paved.

6 – Jeffery Schumacher is named 19th District judge.

8 – Camp Harmony for children with disabilities returns June 10.

10 – Mason County Schools summarize 2017-18 budget.

11 – Support for library staying downtown is shown.

12 – Maysville City Commissioners tackle leash law and absorbing utility commission into the city on busy agenda.

13 – Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet shows $46 million in tourism pumped into Maysville.

15 – Adams County Sheriff distributes shirts to raise drug prevention awareness.

17 – Flemingsburg moist vote passes allowing alcohol to be served in city restaurants.

18 – Wince Walters, charged in connection with the death of Justin Johnson, is released on a $20,000 bond.

19 – Augusta budget gets first reading.

20 – Mason County achieves Work Ready Community status.

22 – Augusta vandals target planters along Riverside Drive.

24 – Preston Walters, under indictment for the murder of Justin Johnson, had his bond reduced from $500,000 cash only to $250,000 cash or property.

25 – Antoinette Castelli, a Maysville woman arrested on terrorism charges, undergoes a psychiatric evaluation.

26 – Dale Duncan, a Fleming County man, is indicted after allegedly stabbing his wife.

27 – State assistance to the Fleming County School District ends.

29 – Scott and Autumn Gray, father and daughter, graduate from MCTC together.

31 – An audit of the Fleming County Sheriff’s Office finds several issues with the department tax settlement.

JUNE

1 – A Boise, Idaho based company files for a preliminary permit to study the feasibility of a hydropower project in Mason County.

2 – Maysville City Commission takes a second shot at a budget workshop to hash out a 2017-18 budget.

3 – Renovations by Amtrak are underway in Maysville.

5 – Officials are hopeful they are in the home stretch to make critical repairs to the Mason County Justice Center.

7 – Maysville City Commissioners hold a special budget workshop to iron out a 2017-18 budget.

8 – The Kentucky Lottery’s Powerball jackpot reaches $375 Million.

9 – Maysville Commissioners’ 2017-18 budget gets first read.

10 – Maysville Utility Commission is announced to become a city department.

12 – Three local charitable agencies announce local Amazing Race.

14 – A proposal to move all of Maysville’s downtown festivals to a permanent festival venue is opposed by residents.

15 – A subpoena request in conjunction with a student enrollment investigation is requested by Bracken County Superintendent Jeff Aulick.

16 – MCTC hosts “Express Enrollment” days for fall classes.

17 – Mason Family Drug is burglarized.

19 – Augusta Independent School Nurse Lou Ann Perkins tries to raise funds to purchase an automatic external defibrillator for school travel.

21 – Four people are sought for questioning in regard to the 2016 Rhoden family murders.

22 – A new board breathes life into the Fleming County Fair.

23 – Tropical Storm Cindy brings rainfall to area.

24 – Mason County 4-H Youth Development Director Karen Douglas retires after 29 years with the Extension Office.

26 – July celebrations are planned throughout the area.

28 – Fleming County School District approves a measure to allow random drug testing of student-athletes.

29 – A perfect three-year review earns Maysville Police Department a spot on a state agency’s calendar.

30 – Anthony L. Mason. A Fleming County man, is sentenced to 60 months in federal prison for his role in the death of Amanda Borgmann.

JULY

1 – A counterfeit money operation is investigated in Adams County.

3 – The 60th annual Tollesboro Lions Club Fair is announced for July 14-22.

5 – The 163rd Old Reliable Germantown Fair is announced for July 29 – August 5.

6 – An Adams County organization organizes painted rock hunts.

7 – Maysville City Commission is expected to sign a contract that could result in thousands of dollars in energy savings for the city.

8 – Michael Moore, an Augusta man who won a jackpot of $110,000, plans to use the money to help homeless men and women.

10 – State Representative John Sims is appointed co-chair of the group working on Kentucky’s Transportation Infrastructure.

12 – The Mason County Board of Education approves a tuition-based preschool classroom.

13 – An online petition is initiated to keep the Mason County Public Library downtown.

14 – A street sweeping ordinance is addressed by the Maysville City Commission.

15 – The Simon Kenton Memorial Bridge is inspected.

17 – Work Ready open houses are planned at all four MCTC campuses.

19 – Maysville City Commissioners fail to pass an ordinance governing precious metal and variety store dealers calling the regulation too intrusive.

20 – The Fleming County Board of Education approves amending the superintendent’s contract to reflect a higher wage for 2017-18.

21 – Augusta city pool closes due to several problems.

22 – Carl Deaton and Connie Hines are chosen as admirals of the day for the Augusta Riverfest Regatta.

24 – Delmar Nickoson, a Bracken County man, is missing after flooding washes away his mobile home.

26 – Mason County Detention Center Deputies Anthony Merrill and Ricky Elliott break into local business in order to save their lives during flooding.

27 – Community Lighthouse Church in Maysville holds prayer meeting in shelter house after flooding leaves 21 inches of water inside their church.

28 – Cheap’s Chevrolet in Flemingsburg reopens its doors after dealership loses 200 cars and sports utility vehicles in flooding.

29 – A former Augusta Independent Schools employee receives the Fred Award given by the Kentucky Association of School Administrators.

31 – The body of Delmar Nickoson, a man reported missing after flooding, is found.

AUGUST

2 – The Living Lands and Waters cleanup barge docks in Augusta to clean up parts of the Ohio River.

3 – Marcus D. Harrison, a Fleming County man accused of assaulting a woman, is scheduled to start in Fleming County Circuit Court.

4 – State Rep. John Sims Jr. of Flemingsburg is appointed to serve on the Southern Legislative Conference’s Agriculture and Rural Development Committee.

5 – Shari Stafford is reinstated onto Aberdeen Village Council after vacating her position on July 14.

7 – Enough students register to bring a tuition-based preschool to fruition in the Mason County School District.

9 – Fleming County joins a lawsuit Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear filed against drug manufacturers in an effort to curb the opioid epidemic.

10 – Nina Presley joins the Flemingsburg Police Department.

11 – John R. Crum, of Peebles, is arrested and charged with murder following an investigation into the death of Marsha Thigpen in Brown County.

12 – John R. Crum is arraigned in Brown County Municipal Court in connection with the death of Marsha Thigpen.

14 – The Humane Society of Adams County seeks interns.

15 – Iseral Jordan Grayson is arrested and charged by federal authorities in connection with the September 2016 death of a Maysville woman.

17 – Ohio House Bill changes the way Ohio schools must deal with truancy and absenteeism.  

18 – Bill Lewis, former Lewis County Sheriff, dies at 71.

19 – David Jordan, of Quincy, wins the Lucky For Life drawing in a Garrison Super Quick.

21 – Officials in Manchester, Ohio continue to work on a budget in an attempt to bring back the village’s police department.

23 – Three counties in the area did not meet thresholds for federal assistance.

24 – Mason County Board of Education member Emily Fulton resigns her position.

25 – Augusta city council members table a second reading of an ordinance concerning the Augusta Regional Sewer Authority during a special meeting.

26 – Robertson County joins Mason County as the only local counties offering IV drug users the opportunity to exchange used needles for clean ones.

28 – An Augusta man is killed in a collision.

30 – Mason County taxpayers see a slight decrease in taxes after Buffalo Trace Health District’s building is paid for.

31 – Lt. Governor Jenean Hampton visits Bracken County High School to discuss an entrepreneurship challenge.

SEPTEMBER

1 -- Two killed in local traffic accident.

1 -- Mason County Health Coalition maks push for smoke-free law in county.

2-- A January trial date is set for Marie Antoinette Castelli of Maysville, accused by the federal government of terrorism.

4 -- A December trial date is set for former Lewis County Emergency Management Director Carl Chaney, who is accused of misappropriating funds.

4 -- Maysville passes no-knock ordinance, hoping to do for door-to-door sales what no call laws did for phone solicitations.

6 -- Tiffany Prince of Louisville was sentenced in federal court for her role in the August 2016 overdose death of an Augusta woman at a park-and-pool in Mason County.

6 -- Kentucky Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton visited Mason County High School as a part of her initiative to get more students interested in entrepreneurship.

7 -- Mary Jane Little named 4-H agent for Mason County.

8 -- A private plane headed for Fleming-Mason Airport that was reported missing is found in West Virginia.

8 -- Brown County unveils plan of response to opioid epidemic.

9 -- Local school districts report ACT scores.

9 -- Maysville and Mason County are recognized statewide for their cooperation in energy conservation.

11 -- Enrollment is up for some local school districts, down in others as the school year gets underway.

13 -- Mason County School Board addresses new graduation requirement and budget concerns.

14-- Bracken County officials field complaints over a new process used to coat and seal Kentucky 9 AA Highway in part of the county.

14 -- A group of Maysvill residents determined to keep the public library downtown presented the Library Board with a survey showing use of the facility.

15 -- Fleming Fiscal Court agrees to keep tax rates the same as last year.

15 -- The Ohio Department of Education gave the RUHL district relatively low scores on its annual report card.

15 -- Maysville City Commission agreed to keep local festivals in thier current locations after some discussion on moving all festivals to the downtown parking lot festival venue.

16 -- Maysville City Commission approves support of breaking Kentucky's County Retirement System from the Kentucky Retirement System.

18 -- Mason County Middle School students collect items to send to victims of hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

20 -- Bracken County Coroner John Parker takes part in a simulated crash exercise at Northern Kentucky Greater Cincinnati International Airport.

20 -- Meadowview Regional Medical Center CEO Joe Koch addresses Maysville Rotary.

21 -- Work continues on the Kentucky 9 AA Highway widening project in Mason County.

22 -- U.S. Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky stops in the area to meet with local officials and business leaders.

23 -- Lewis County drug sweep nets 40 offenders.

27 -- A live shell from World War II is located and removed from a Maysville home.

27 -- About 300 workers from Dayton Power and Light begin work for a new employer in October.

28 -- Kentucky Department of Education released KPREP test scores for area schools.

28 -- Flemingsburg Church announces plans to open gathering place for kids.

29 -- Maysville Main Street was recognized by Kentucky Main Street Association for its art project to paint the city logo on a crosswalk in the downtown area. The project was completed by Mason County High School students.

29 -- State Rep. John Sims meets with the Mason County Educational Association to address pension issues facing the state.

30 -- An archaeological dig in Mason County uncovered an old tavern that may have once housed travelers visiting the area.

OCTOBER

4 -- One person was killed in a house fire in Aberdeen, Ohio.

4 -- An Old Washington business group is heading up efforts to make repairs and repurpose an 1800s log cabin at Washington Baptist Cemetery.

5 -- Cummins Nature Preserve Director Grant Felice makes plans to conduct history hikes at the preserve.

6 -- A man suspected of robbing a Ripley, Ohio restaurant was arrested in Maysville.

6 -- A project to paint and make repairs to the exterior of the Mason County Courthouse is underway.

7 -- Maysville Mayor David Cartmell and Mason County Judge-Executive Joe Pfeffer present their annual State of the Community address.

7 -- No one was injured when a train and a dump truck collided at a business on Mason Lewis Road.

9 -- Bracken County students construct and place a blessing box for the community.

11 -- A Fleming County crop insurance agent faces federal charges after being accused of defrauding taxpayers of $169,000 by helping farmers inflate tobacco losses and collect insurance.

11 -- An application to rezone property in Old Washington for business was voted down by the Maysville-Mason County Joint Planning Commission.

11 -- Mason County Health Department's IV needle exchange programs marks its first year in operation.

12 -- Fleming County Hospital CEO Brain Sopringate said staff reductions at the hospital were mostly nonpatient related.

13 -- The Ledger Independent entertains the public with its first-ever NewsFest.

13 -- Maysville Young Professionals and the city announced plans for a fall clean-up effort.

14 -- An ordinance designed to regulate precious metal dealers and other resellers failed to pass Maysville commission.

14 -- A Flemingsburg teenager was arrested following a high-speed chase that traveled through two counties.

18 -- Police coverage and budget issued continued to dominate discussion at Manchester Village Council.

18 -- A group formed to save an historic building in Augusta claimed success with the purchase of Echo Hall, once a dormitory for Augusta College.

18 -- A Coast Guard Auxiliary Detachment is being formed in Maysville.

19 -- The project to widen the AA Highway in Mason County reaches completion with the reopening of the highway.

20 -- After two decades, mystery still surrounds the Oct. 20, 1997 disappearance of Bracken County teenager Eric Fraysure.

20 -- Randal Lowman, who came on board as director of the Maysville-Mason County Industrial Development Authority in April, was dismissed by the agency for undisclosed reasons.

21 -- Maysville Human Rights Commission approved bylaws and planned public forums as it regroups.

25 -- Vietnam veteran Eddie Brierly is named grand marshal of the Maysville Veteran's Day parade.

26 -- Mirac, Inc., an electronics company, announces plans to locate in Adams County.

27 -- Amber Stortz named director of rehabilitation at Meadowview Regional Medical Center.

27 -- Maysville puts street sweeper ordinance on hold for further discussion and examination

27 -- Barbour and Son Funeral Home in Tollesboro said it would close its doors Oct. 31.

28 -- Maysville-Mason County Industrial Development Authority said it would reopen the application process after letting go IDA Director Randal Lowman for undisclosed reasons.

28 -- Students at Augusta Independent School's Fourth Grade said they will place a blessing box near school property.

28 -- Work on the Kentucky 8 bridge is Garrison has progressed and the bridge could reopen soon to traffic.

30 -- Legendary Mason County basketball coach Allen Feldhaus died.

NOVEMBER

1-- Area residents met with State. Rep. John Sims and State Sen. Will Schroeder to discuss a proposal from Gov. Matt Bevin to fix Kentucky's pension problems.

1 -- A teenager accused of leading police on a high-speed chase through two counties topped the list of people indicted by a Mason County grand jury.

1 -- Officials with Vanceburg Christian Church said a lawsuit filed against the church in connection with a former minister accused of sexually abusing a teenage boy has been settled on undisclosed terms.

2 -- Maysville Commission on Human Rights regroups and refocuses.

2-- Bracken County Judge-Executive Earl Bush said he will not run for a third term.

2 -- A Ripley kindergartener is honored for saving her grandmother's life with a 911 call.

3 -- U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie of Lewis County is endorsed for reelection by U.S. Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky.

3 -- Meadowview Regional Medical Center is one of 13 hospitals in Kentucky to receive an A rating from a national healthcare rating organization.

4 -- Buffalo Trace District Health Department Director Allison Adams is awarded the 2017 Kentucky Public Health Director Achievement Award by the Kentucky Health Department Association.

8 -- Maysville was named the winner of the first ever Great River Cup from Site Selection Magazine.

9 -- Kentucky County Clerks open their books for candidates to being filing for 2018 elections.

9 -- Maysville responds to concerns about forgotten basketball courts by refurbishing and repaving courts, erecting new fencing.

10 -- By a three-two Maysville City Commissioners and Mayor David Cartmell approved the first reading of an ordinance to oversee precious metal and resale delivers in the city.

11 -- The Veterans Memorial Park on Kentucky 9 AA Highway has added two new displays in time for Veterans Day.

13 -- Maysville holds its annual Veterans Day parade in the downtown area.

13 -- Maysville officials announce plans for Christmas celebrations.

15 -- Mason County Commissioners agreed to join a nationwide lawsuit that aims to hold opioid manufacturers responsible for the costs associated with the current drug epidemic.

16 -- After more than a year of consideration, the Mason County Public Library Board said the library will remain at its current downtown location.

17 -- Augusta considers solutions to much-needed and costly repairs to the city swimming pool.

17 -- State Rep. John Sims files for a second term.

18 -- Clopay Plastics Products, which operates a manufacturing plant in Augusta, was sold by Griffon Corp. to Berry Global Group for $475 million.

18 -- Longtime physician Dr. Robert Blake dies.

20 -- A group of Mason County High School students recounts their trip to Washington D.C., to advocate for family consumer science funding.

22 -- A Mount Orab, Ohio man is charged with reckless homicide in connection with the death of his 11-year-old grandson.

23 --Clopay Plastics Products, which operates a manufacturing plant in Augusta, was sold by Griffon Corp. to Berry Global Group for $475 million.

25 -- Area shoppers flocked to stores as the holiday shopping season gets underway.

25 -- The remains of a missing Adams County, Ohio, woman are found in Pike County.

25 -- A man on probation who allegedly cut off his ankle monitor and vowed to flee police was apprehended, but not before the officer fired shots at the man who failed to follow police instructions.

27 -- Jinny Browning is named grand marshal of Maysville's Twilight Christmas Parade.

29 -- An April 2018 trial date has been set by federal authorities for Iseral Jordan Grayson, 23, of Maysville, in connection with the September 2016 death of a Maysville woman.

DECEMBER

 1 -- Mount Orab, Ohio, was selected as one of 24 locations across the state where medical marijuana will be grown.

2 -- Rod Baker is named publisher of The Ledger Independent.

2 -- A century-old home on Second Street in Maysville was damaged by an early-morning fire.

4 -- A Bracken County man was honored by state and local officials for rescuing three teens from an auto fire and accident.

6 -- The Mason County Board of Education plans a public hearing to gather input from residents on plans to discuss adding a nickel to its property tax rate.

6 -- A Bracken County family was left homeless after a fire destroyed its house.

6 -- Officials announce training on administering Narcan, an opioid reversal drug.

7 -- PLans to make much-needed repairs to the Mason County Justice Center are finally given the go-ahead after several years of planning.

8 -- Morehead State University Foundation said it would establish a scholarship to honor the late Jerry Gore.

8 -- Imogene Shepherd is named grand marshal of the Augusta White Christmas Parade.

9 -- Aberdeen council members discuss the possibility of adding an officer to the police force.

11 -- Work on demolishing the old shoe factory building in Vanceburg gets underway.

13 -- Robertson County Schools close as students and staff are struck with influenza virus.

13 -- Mason County Clerk Stephanie Schumacher said the Board of Elections will reduce the number of voting precincts in the county.

14 -- The project to rehabilitate Wald Park is nearing the home stretch.

14 -- Lewis County officials meet with Portsmouth Ambulance administrators to discuss issues with response time.

15 -- Mason County Food Bank plans holiday basket distribution.

15 -- Maysville City Commission approves an ordinance regulating precious metal and resale dealers.

16 -- Maysville City Commission approves the first reading of an ordinance which will create an entertainment destination center in the city.

18 -- Residents may have felt a 2.8 magnitude earthquake which shook the area shortly after midnight Sunday morning.

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