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PMC reaches out to seniors

WHITESBURG — On Tuesday, Jan. 20, public outreach coordinators from Pikeville Medical Center’s trauma, stroke and cancer programs visited the Ermine Senior Citizen Center and provided members with life-saving information. Nell Bedwell, oncology program coordinator, discussed how to prevent and detect breast cancer with annual mammograms more on this story...  


  

Patton Leadership team visits PMC

PIKEVILLE — Patton Leadership Institute team members visited Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) this month to meet with health care professionals and providers from around the region and get a better understanding about health care in eastern Kentucky. PMC hosted the Patton Leadership Institute forum in its more on this story...  


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Our Employees Make The Difference


Linda Beaty: Technician, Operating Room

Linda Beaty served as the activities director for a local nursing home before hearing about an operating room technician class at the hospital. She completed the class and began working in surgery. She worked there for more than 20 years before moving to the obstetrics unit where she has more on this story...  


Jayna Little: Registered Nurse, Labor and Delivery

Jayna Little knew she didn’t want to leave Pikeville upon graduating nursing school. She had completed clinical rotations at Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) and knew she would stay close to home. For more than 25 years, Little has shared in the experience of bringing babies into the world as more on this story...  


Leisa Hopkins: Certified Tumor Registrar, Pikeville Medical Leonard Lawson Cancer Center

In March, Leisa Hopkins will mark her 26th year at Pikeville Medical Center (PMC). At PMC, Hopkins, a Certified Tumor Registrar, learned what compassionate care really means. “I am so proud to have the privilege to work with the doctors, nurses and staff more on this story...  


Lonetta Hunt: Service Line Coordinator, Neurosurgery and Urology

Lonetta Hunt, of Pikeville, started her career as an operating room nurse at Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) on July 10, 1995. In 2007, Hunt was given the title of Service Line Coordinator for Neurosurgery and Urology in addition to her role as operating room nurse. more on this story...  


Anita Layne: Billing Supervisor, Patient Financial Services

Pikeville Medical Center Billing Supervisor Anita Layne has been a strong bond with her co-workers over the past 23 years. “I love the Christian atmosphere and relationship with my co-workers,” the Pikeville resident said. “A lot of us have watched each other’s children grow up, and more on this story...  


  

Joan Newsome: Anesthesia Technician, Anesthesia

Joan Newsome knew she always wanted to work in the medical field. She made that dream a reality when she joined Pikeville Medical Center nearly 17 years ago in January of 1998. “This is what I’ve always wanted to do,” said Newsome. “I love patient more on this story...  


Karen Smith: Assets Coordinator, Materials Management

Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) Assets Coordinator Karen Smith enjoys earning the trust and confidence of her co-workers and customers. “I love the relationship I have with my co-workers and being able to satisfy our customers is very important to me,” Smith, a resident of Raccoon, said. more on this story...  


Bonnie Childers: Licensed Practical Nurse, Pikeville Medical Leonard Lawson Cancer Center

Levonnie “Bonnie” Childers has dedicated more than 40 years to patients at Pikeville Medical Center. “I’ve been here so long, it’s like I’m part of the furniture,” she said, laughing. A Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Childers finished her final months of the nursing  more on this story...  


Margaret Ashby: Polysomnographic Technician, Respiratory Therapy

For nearly 23 years Margaret Ashby has been driving from Grundy, VA to work at Pikeville Medical Center (PMC). A one hour trip that she says is well worth her time. She previously worked at a hospital in the Grundy area and when it closed down it seemed everyone more on this story...  


Kris Preston: Clinical Pharmacist, Intensive Care Unit

Kris Preston has been part of Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) since August 1998. She serves as a Clinical Pharmacist in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Satellite Pharmacy and says this challenging, fast paced work environment suits her personality perfectly. Preston recalls working Thanksgiving Day a more on this story...  


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Community News


Ready, set, fundraise! Letcher County kicks off Relay for Life season

WHITESBURG — Local residents are invited to kick-off one of the region’s largest fundraising drives next week. Letcher County Relay for Life will host its annual kickoff party from 6 p. m. to 8 p. m. on Tuesday, Jan. 27, at the Pine Mountain Grill in Whitesburg. more on this story...  


Floyd County Chamber discusses hunger issue in eastern Kentucky

PRESTONSBURG — The Floyd County Chamber of Commerce held a networking luncheon meeting on Jan. 13 at Jenny Wiley State Resort Park. The topic for this luncheon was “Hunger in Central and Eastern Kentucky. ” Marian Guinn, CEO of God’s Pantry Food Bank, described hunger as more on this story...  


‘Socks for Tots’ wanted

PIKEVILLE — Pikeville High School student Brianna Blackburn was very young when her parents J. R. Blackburn and Shirley Blackburn began “Coats for Kids,” a nonprofit program that provides coats for children in need. So when it came time for her to pick a special more on this story...  


Ky. Power offers workshops in Pikeville

PIKEVILLE — The Kentucky Power Commercial Incentive team is offering workshops to teach people about cash incentives that are available for energy saving projects. Workshops have already been held in Hazard, Paintsville and Ashland. Free workshops will also be held more on this story...  


Parks serve buffalo, wild game this weekendParks serve buffalo, wild game this weekend

JWSRP to host buffalo night PRESTONSBURG — Jenny Wiley State Resort Park invites the public to enjoy its annual buffalo night, featuring several dishes made out of buffalo and other country favorites on its buffet line. The meal will be served more on this story...  


Casting Crowns to play at Expo

PIKEVILLE — The Eastern Kentucky Expo Center announced recently that it will host the Casting Crowns in concert this spring. An Evening with Casting Crowns will be held at the Expo on April 9. The concert comes as part of a tour to promote more on this story...  


Library seeks pictures, info: Memorabilia from Mine Wars sought

MATEWAN — The Matewan Public Library, located at 97 First Ave. in Matewan, West Virginia, seeks items related to the Mine Wars for an upcoming documentary. The library is working with a small production company in Boston, Massachusetts, called Film Posse to find photographs, more on this story...  


  

LIVING THE DREAM: Mingo resident earns state honor for civic awareness, public service

CHARLESTON, W. Va.   — Chattaroy resident Jada Hunter retired more than a year ago, but you wouldn’t know it. She served more than four decades as an educator and school administrator, but the thousands of students she’s mentored along the way are only part of her legacy. more on this story...  


Estep earns Heisman award

PIKEVILLE — Pikeville High School senior Cody Estep was recently chosen among 1,020 state finalists as the 2014 Wendy’s High School Heisman state winner. One senior male and one senior female from each state is selected as a state winner. Clara Johnson of Greenville was more on this story...  


APCC seeks ‘Banquet for Life’ sponsors

PIKEVILLE — The Appalachian Pregnancy Care Center will celebrate eight years of changing lives with its second Banquet for Life, set to begin at 6 p. m. on Feb. 5 at the Eastern Kentucky Expo Center. APCC Executive Director Kay Hammond said, “I am so thankful for more on this story...  


H.O.M.E.S. expands web services: Applications for volunteers, assistance online

WHITESBURG — A Letcher County assistance organization started the New Year with a new face, online. H. O. M. E. S. Inc. , (Housing Oriented Ministries Established for Service) a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing affordable housing through new construction, renovation and rental opportunities, recently updated its website to more on this story...  


SOAR summit registration underway

PIKEVILLE – After an ambitious first year of mobilizing support and cataloguing visions for the Shaping Our Appalachian Region (SOAR) initiative, Governor Steve Beshear, Congressman Hal Rogers and SOAR executive director Jared Arnett announced the second annual SOAR Summit will accelerate work to implement strategies for growth in eastern more on this story...  


Floyd, Letcher, Pike highlighted in magazine

FRANKFORT — The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet highlighted several local communities for their efforts to improve and protect their natural resources. The cabinet’s latest issue of “Land Air & Water” highlights Elkhorn City, Jenkins, Wayland, Hazard and Paintsville in an article about communities more on this story...  


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Obituaries


Obituaries

Roger D. Salyers, 73, of Regina, died Jan. 18. Funeral: Jan. 21, Blessed Hope Church, Millard. Burial: Annie E. Young Cemetery Bobby Gene May, 64, of Pikeville, died Jan. 15. Funeral: Jan. 19. Burial: Annie E. Young Cemetery, Pikeville Anna Ruth more on this story...  

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Sports


Girls’ High School Basketball Roundup: Nunemaker, Panthers top Bobcats

BETSY LAYNE — Pikeville held Betsy Layne scoreless in the opening quarter and went on to post a 42-25 win in a game played at D. W. Howard Fieldhouse on Jan. 19. Savanna Nunemaker fired in a game-high 19 points and Emma Looney chipped in nine as more on this story...  


Mingo Central belts Belfry; PCC, ER Phelps win

WILLIAMSON, W. Va. — Mingo Central took the lead away from Belfry early in the second half and rolled to an 80-61 win in the 12th annual Hatfield-McCoy Shootout played at the Williamson Fieldhouse on Jan. 17. The Miners, now 9-4, outscored the Pirates (4-10) by a more on this story...  


  

Boys’ High School Basketball Roundup: Case, Rogers power Bobcats past Valley

ROBINSON CREEK — Betsy Layne used a balanced scoring attack to knock off Shelby Valley, 54-44, in a game played at the Shelby Valley Sports Center on Jan. 21. Peyton Case fired in a game-high 20 points for the Bobcats, now 13-7. Dustin Rogers added 12 more on this story...  


Bears off to best start in history - UPIKE women knock off CU after tough loss

PIKEVILLE — The University of Pikeville pulled away in the second half to score a 110-77 win over OSU-Mansfield in a non-conference matchup played at the East Kentucky Exposition Center on Jan. 18. The Bears, now 18-1, outscored the Mavericks (3-12) 56-34 over the final 20 more on this story...  


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Chaplains Corner


Messy Blessings

Two dogs usually sleep on my bed.   Regardless of the weather reports and how many times I check them, it inevitably rains every time I change the bed.   Thus, I come in expecting a fresh, clean bed, but find muddy paw prints instead. more on this story...

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