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Day 42: Herman Donovan

A man who served as president of two Kentucky based universities was a Mason County native.

Trump, Biden lead local ballots

				                                The Mason County Public Library was open for voting from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Election Day in Kentucky on Tuesday, May 21.
                                 Hayley Adkins/The Ledger Independent

Voter turnout for Kentucky’s Primary Election on Tuesday was low, with between 10.5 and 13.54 percent of voters going to the polls in the five-county Buffalo Trace Area, election officials said.

Medical cannabis discussed at MCFC

				                                Michelle Crawford discusses medical cannabis at a recent Mason County Fiscal Court meeting.
                                 Rachel Adkins/The Ledger Independent

Michelle Crawford recently made a plea to the Mason County Fiscal Court, urging their support for medical cannabis businesses in the area.

Day 41: Ellis Crawford

A renowned archaeologist and curator was from Mason County.

City of Maysville awarded $63 million

				                                State Sen. Steve West and State Rep. William Lawrence announce funding awarded to the City of Maysville for several projects, including repairs of the Simon Kenton Memorial Bridge, Dover Covered Bridge, and the William H. Harsha Bridge.
                                 Rachel Adkins/The Ledger Independent

The City of Maysville was awarded more than $63 million for upcoming and long-term projects.