Matt Groves, The Ledger Independent en Veteran Take Flight on Historic War Plane <p><a href="">A veteran got the chance to take flight</a> recently on an historical American aircraft. Richard Calland, 82, of Maysville, couldn&#39;t imagine a better way to spend a Friday afternoon than flying, or being around planes. For as long as Calland can remember, he&#39;s been enthralled by aircraft of all shapes and sizes. That&#39;s why his flight aboard a B-17G Flying Fortress was so special.</p><p> Tue, 13 Sep 2011 13:59:10 +0000 Matt Groves, The Ledger Independent 12334 at Veteran Take Flight on Historic War Plane How Many Wheels Does it Take? <p><a href="">A Lexington man, en route to Virginia,</a> is using a unique mode of transportation and along the way drawing lots of attention and making drivers and other passersby take a second glance. Michael Spugnardi is riding in style. However, that style isn&#39;t found in the same categories as Mercedes, BMW, or anything else motorized. Spugnardi is riding his three-wheeled, recumbent tricycle all the way from his home to his in-laws residence in Madison, Va. Fri, 05 Aug 2011 14:30:08 +0000 Matt Groves, The Ledger Independent 9986 at How Many Wheels Does it Take? Fleming Hospital Looks For New Leadership <p><a href="">Fleming County Hospital officials</a> are taking the next step toward hiring a full-time chief executive officer as the hospital board is set to interview candidates. It has been six months since former CEO Davie Lloyd resigned from her position in efforts to &quot;pursue other career interests.&quot; Effective upon Lloyd&#39;s resignation, interim-CEO Joyce Hein took the position and the responsibility that came with it, and has since been working with the hospital board to cut losses totaling more than $3 million. Tue, 02 Aug 2011 14:41:26 +0000 Matt Groves, The Ledger Independent 9748 at Flemingsburg Considers Public Smoking Ban <p><a href="">More than 20 cities and counties </a>in Kentucky have passed bans on smoking in public places and one more may soon be added to that list. &nbsp;Mayor Marty Voiers and city council are considering a municipal order prohibiting the use of any form of tobacco products &quot;throughout the entire workplace on all city properties with no exceptions, including city owned vehicles.&quot; A notice on the city&#39;s website reads, &quot;this policy applies to all employees, consultants, contractors, customers and visitors,&quot; and lets citizens know that there will be signs posted at entrances of buildings as well as within the premises.</p><p> Tue, 12 Jul 2011 14:04:32 +0000 Matt Groves, The Ledger Independent 8367 at New Marker at Goddard Bridge <p><a href="">A sign marking a Fleming County </a>historic landmark has been replaced after a long absence. A historic marker sign at the Goddard Covered Bridge was installed Friday, July 1, in replacement of one stolen several years ago. The sign is located on Kentucky 32 where the covered bridge crosses Sand Lick Creek. The Goddard Bridge is one of three standing covered bridges in Fleming County and one of only 13 in Kentucky, which at one time was host to more than 400 covered bridges.</p><p> Wed, 06 Jul 2011 20:01:32 +0000 Matt Groves, The Ledger Independent 7999 at New Marker at Goddard Bridge State Allows for More Explosive Holiday <p><a href="">A law passed by the state General Assembly earlier this year </a>now allows the purchase and use of fireworks that shoot in the air, once prohibited in Kentucky. But both sellers and customers are being reminded that &quot;safety and supervision remain the keys to a successful celebration,&quot; health and safety experts said. Tue, 28 Jun 2011 14:05:55 +0000 Matt Groves, The Ledger Independent 7499 at Weather Hinders Work on Fox Valley Dam <p><a href="">Work on the Fox Valley Dam</a> project is once again under way after inclement weather put a damper on progress. The Fox Valley Dam was found to be &quot;partially incompliant&quot; by the Kentucky Office of Dam Safety nearly two years ago because several structures were built in its &quot;breach zone.&quot; Thu, 02 Jun 2011 13:47:20 +0000 Matt Groves, The Ledger Independent 5353 at