Wendy Mitchell, The Ledger Independent http://weku.fm en Augusta Mayor Fires Police Chief http://weku.fm/post/augusta-mayor-fires-police-chief <p><a href="http://www.maysville-online.com/news/local/article_26035377-0d6a-5931-86ec-c8589da0edb8.html">In a carefully worded statement, </a>Augusta Mayor John Laycock terminated the employment of the city police chief Wednesday. Greg Cummins had been employed in different capacities in the city since 1978, officials said. He served as an officer and was named chief following the retirement of Chief Phil Cummins, his older brother, about 15 years ago. Following a special meeting of Augusta City Council on Wednesday, which was primarily held in an executive session, Laycock announced termination of Cummins as an employee and chief.</p><p> Fri, 09 Dec 2011 17:10:09 +0000 Wendy Mitchell, The Ledger Independent 17714 at http://weku.fm Woman Receives Double Lung Transplant http://weku.fm/post/woman-receives-double-lung-transplant <p><a href="http://www.maysville-online.com/news/local/article_18e03dec-fa9b-11e0-8558-001cc4c03286.html">A Bracken County woman</a> is recovering after undergoing a double lung transplant Tuesday. Sarah Peed McCane, 29-year-old wife of Steven McCane, was born with cystic fibrosis. By 2007, she had only about 47 percent of the lung capacity of a person her age. On Tuesday, McCane received a double lung transplant at Cleveland Hospital, a family member said. Thu, 20 Oct 2011 18:28:26 +0000 Wendy Mitchell, The Ledger Independent 14707 at http://weku.fm Some Non-Profits Lose Tax Free Status http://weku.fm/post/some-non-profits-lose-tax-free-status <p><a href="http://www.maysville-online.com/news/local/article_8c76b130-985f-11e0-a2bd-001cc4c03286.html">Several local organizations are</a> included in more than 3,000 entities in Kentucky which have not filed necessary information with the Internal Revenue Service. The IRS posted a 101 page list of Kentucky organizations on its website, including Maysville Younger Women&#39;s Club, Mason County Little League, Lions International in Maysville, and the Maysville Mason County Humane Society. MMCHS is not The Humane Society of Buffalo Trace; HSBT is not on the revoked list. Fri, 17 Jun 2011 14:12:51 +0000 Wendy Mitchell, The Ledger Independent 6739 at http://weku.fm Family of Eight Escapes Falling Tree http://weku.fm/post/family-eight-escapes-falling-tree <p><a href="http://www.maysville-online.com/news/article_81cbb196-8648-11e0-81f7-001cc4c002e0.html">A Brooksville family of eight</a> is thankful for a sturdy house, after storm driven winds downed a large maple tree on their residence Monday night. Coletta and Charlie Tolley have been living in the home on Kentucky 10 near Bracken County High school for six years without incident, said Coletta Tolley. They live there with their son and daughter and four grandchildren and are now looking for temporary shelter until the tree can be removed. Wed, 25 May 2011 14:04:52 +0000 Wendy Mitchell, The Ledger Independent 4655 at http://weku.fm Book Highlights Clooney Music Footnotes http://weku.fm/post/book-highlights-clooney-music-footnotes <p><a href="http://www.maysville-online.com/news/local/article_f31ec818-80cd-11e0-9aa5-001cc4c03286.html"><strong>Tapping the roots of how the late Rosemary Clooney&#39;s</strong></a> family got to Kentucky and where her musical career traveled in her early days, author Malcolm Macfarlane has traveled from his home in England to Las Vegas and Augusta in a quest for answers. Spending Monday visiting Augusta, and interviewing Clooney&#39;s brother, Nick Clooney, on Tuesday afternoon, Macfarlane and his wife, Pat also toured Maysville. Wed, 18 May 2011 15:05:37 +0000 Wendy Mitchell, The Ledger Independent 4093 at http://weku.fm