For more than three decades, Hayswood Hospital has stood abandoned on a hill overlooking downtown Maysville. The old hospital has become a magnet for ghost hunters and adventurous kids. But issues with materials once used when it was a medical facility and asbestos used in the structure have complicated any attempts to clean up the property. But those issues may soon be addressed now that the Hayswood property has been sold, officials said Friday. The property was purchased by Stitch Up Properties LLC of Brandenburg, according to information from the Mason County Clerk’s office. Brian J. Stitch is listed as one of the officers and a purchase price of $50,000 was disclosed. Calls to Stitch’s phone were not returned by Friday afternoon. Hayswood was built in the 1920s and renovated several times over the years, the last time in the 1970s. It was left empty in 1983 following the opening of Meadowview Regional Medical Center on Kentucky 9 AA Highway. The property was originally purchased by Ester Johnson of Classic Properties in 1994 at a public auction for $42,000. Johnson, who had rehabbed the old Maysville High School building into apartments, said at the time she planned to reno...