Staff Bios

Leo McKay

Chief Staff Photographer Ledger Independent Newspaper 1981-1989

Retired from Maysville Police Department after 22 1/2 years.  1989-2011

Current Owner McKay’s Studio Maysville KY

Current Owner, Editor, Photographer, Limestone Sports Network Maysville KY

Married to Helen McKay since 1983 and I have 2 lovely children Megan McKay Walton, Jag officer KY National Guard and Jacob McKay, First Lt. United States Army.  Both active duty


Philip Hay

  • Member of the play by play team for the All “A” Classic Radio Network since 2006.
  • Play by play and color commentary  for WFTM Radio in Maysville, Ky for 19 years.
  • Previously wrote a weekly sports column for the Ledger Independent  for 2 years.
  • 1984 graduate of Maysville High School

I am married to Julie Hay. I  have one daughter (Jessica Hay) and two step-daughters (Sydney Dawson and Abi Dawson)

Fan of ALL Kentucky Wildcat sports.

Playing bad golf is my hobby

Reporter for Limestone Sports Network


Peggy Gilligan

Peggy Gilligan, is a graduate of Maysville High School.  She graduated from Butler University in Indianapolis, IN with a degree in Pharmacy.  She is retired from Kroger Pharmacy in Maysville, KY  She is a true UK Sports fan.  She coached ladies basketball for a period of time at St. Patrick’s School in Maysville.  She is an Internet Reporter/Media Specialist Photographer for the Limestone Sports Network. She lives in Maysville, KY.


Brock Gilligan

 Brock Gilligan is a senior at Mason County High School where he is a 13 year soccer player, He has been on the football team for two years as a kicker, He played basketball for 10 years.  He has been going to UK ball games since he was two years old.  He has followed the Basketball team to SEC, and NCAA tournament games.  He plans to graduate and pursue a degree in Engineering.  He lives in Maysville, KY.  He is an Internet Reporter/Technology Expert for the Limestone Sports Network. 


Tammie Brown

Tammie graduated from Tollesboro High School.
Event Photographer from the Kentucky Derby, Breeders Cup, UK Football, UK Basketball, Weddings, Corporate Parties. 
Owner and operator of Tammie Brown Photography studio where I photograph seniors,families,children & pets.

Winner multiple awards for her photography.
The most prestigious being the 2010 Kentucky Associated Press photo of the year. Another being MAGI PHOTOGRAPHY Best of Professional Division. 
Photographer at The Ledger Independent 2010-2012
Married to Ricky Brown since 1983. We have one daughter Tiffany Lawson who is a nursing instructor at MCTC and two wonderful granddaughters Avery and Bailey.

Photographer for Limestone Sports Network


Ron Bailey

I am a retiree of EKPC and all my life sports and history of sports are
my passion. I have been writing a college football picks column and
other special sports columns for the Ledger for 10 years. For the past 2
years I have been doing a daily sports show for WFTM. I have also
established and the administrator of Remember Maysville page that
features photos from our past here in Maysville.

Reporter for Limestone Sports Network


Dan McKay

Mr. Daniel McKay is President and CEO of Ephraim McDowell Health. Dan is a highly-qualified healthcare executive with more than 25 years of experience in senior level roles. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in 1988 from the University of Kentucky along with a master’s degree in Health Care Administration in 1992 from Xavier University in Cincinnati. 

Over the course of Dan’s tenure as a healthcare executive, he has been recognized as CEO of the Year in 1997, 2002 and 2011. He has achieved significant accomplishments in hospital operations, clinical program development, strategic planning, financial management and medical Staff development and relationships.

Dan is married with four children and enjoys golfing, fishing, hunting and following the Big Blue Nation.

Internet Reporter and Advertising Agent for Limestone Sports Network


Victor McKay

Born and raised in Maysville, Kentucky. Graduate of St. Patrick’s High School; Maysville Community College. Earned BA and MA degrees from Morehead State University. 
Former staff writer for The Ledger Independent and currently emplyed as a career counselor at the Kentucky Career Center in Maysville, Kentucky. Recently elected to 4th term to the Maysville City Commission. Married to Mary Gallenstein McKay and proud parent of Chad, Patrick and Caroline McKay.   Diehard UK fan and enjoy watching as many sporting events as possible.

Reporter for Limestone sports Network


John Huang

Dr. John Huang

Retired dentist/orthodontist

Army Veteran

Columnist for Nolan Group Media covering University of Kentucky Sports

Columnist for Bluegrass Sports Nation and Sports View America covering Cincinnati Bengals and other professional sports.

Episode #60 of Conversations with Oscar Combs podcast

If you enjoy his writing, you can read more at or follow him on Twitter @KYHuangs.

Reporter for Limestone Sports Network


William McKay

William McKay born and raised in Maysville KY.  Graduated from Saint Patrick High School in 2014, where he played Varsity Golf, Baseball and Basketball.  He went on to attend Morehead State and will graduate in December 2018.  Currently Student teaching at Mason County  specializing in Math and Science.

He worked summers at Scotts Marina at cave Run Lake in Morehead and for the City of Maysville at the par 3 golf course.

Slick Willie is an avid sports fan following Notre Dame and University of Ky.  

He is a great asset the the team covering Sports for Limestone Sports Network Reporting, blogging,tweeting and working as a photographer.


Chad McKay

Born and raised in Maysville, Kentucky. Graduate of Mason County High School; attended Maysville community college. Currently work at the Maysville water treatment plant where I’ve obtained my class 4 water treatment license. I am married to shae mckay where we’ve been happily married for 5 years and counting.