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PMC physicians encourage immunization

Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) is bringing awareness to the importance of vaccinations during National Immunization Awareness Month. “Vaccinations are one of the greatest achievements of public health initiatives,” PMC Pediatrician Kishore Gadikota, MD, said. “We have eradicated many dreadful diseases and are able to combat many more on this story...  


PMC welcomes Dr. Melissa Ramsey

PMC proudly announces the addition of Dr. Melissa Ramsey, MD, anesthesiology. Dr. Ramsey received her Bachelor of Science in nursing from the University of Tennessee (UT) in Knoxville. She earned her medical degree from the East Tennessee State University James H. Quillen College of Medicine in more on this story...  


U.S. News & World Report: Mayo Clinic ranked No. 1 hospital nationwide

Mayo Clinic was named the best hospital in the nation in U. S. News & World Report’s annual list of top hospitals published online recently. In addition, Mayo Clinic is ranked No. 1 in more specialties than any other hospital in the country. Mayo more on this story...  


PMC recognizes neurosurgery department

Every year, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) observes Neurosurgery Awareness Month in August. Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) takes this opportunity to recognize its neurosurgery department for the positive impact it has on patient care. PMC’s neurosurgeons, Dr. Duane Densler and Dr. Norman Mayer, use more on this story...  


Helping your baby to learn

It might seem that your baby learns something new every day. In fact, every experience — from cuddling before nap time to listening to a sibling’s chatter — helps your baby learn more about his or her world. As your baby grows and changes, you might more on this story...  


PMC Employees Off The Clock: Downtrend rocks!

Leonard Lawson Cancer Center (LLCC) employee Josh Crum likes to kick back on the weekends after a hard week of work. Relaxing is not in the picture, though, as he changes focus to manager and performer in the hard rock band, Downtrend. “I grew up more on this story...  


  

Dr. Reynolds talks about life after AFib surgery

Atrial fibrillation (AFib) is the most common serious heart rhythm abnormality in people over the age of 65 years and is becoming one of the most prevalent problems in cardiology. Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist Chase Reynolds, MD, answers common questions that concern AFib more on this story...  


Dr. Justice joins PMC medical staff

Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) welcomes Antoinette Justice, DO, to the medical staff. She specializes in family medicine and neuromuscular medicine and will be caring for hospitalized patients. “I enjoy caring for patients whether that involves providing a diagnosis and treatment, monitoring more on this story...  


AFib patient praises PMC’s Dr. Antimisiaris for heart care

Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist Michael Antimisiaris, MD, has been treating heart conditions in Pikeville since 2009.   Recently, he received a letter from patient Mark Mounts of Matewan, W. Va. , praising him for the care he received at PMC. “I just more on this story...  


PMC offers stroke support group for families, caregivers

Pikeville Medical Center’s (PMC) Primary Stroke Center is among the top stroke programs in the state. Its goal is to deliver effective care with cutting-edge technology.  The Primary Stroke Center now offers a stroke support group for family and caregivers of PMC’s stroke patients. more on this story...  


Never too late to get fit

Starting a fitness program may be one of the best things you can do for your health. After all, physical activity can reduce your risk of chronic disease, improve your balance and coordination, help you lose weight, and even boost your self-esteem. And the benefits are yours for the more on this story...  


PMC welcomes Dr. Mike McClain

Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) proudly announces the addition of Mike McClain, DO, anesthesiologist. Dr. McClain received his Bachelor of Science in microbiology from the University of Oklahoma in Norman. He earned his medical degree from the Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Tulsa. more on this story...  


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Community News


KSP Post 9 to raise money for Shop with a Trooper

PIKEVILLE — Kentucky State Police (KSP) is gearing up for the second Run Signal 9 5K/1 Mile Walk to be held at Trimble Branch Park, located behind city hall in Prestonsburg, on Sept. 2. The race, which raises money for the annual Shop with a Trooper more on this story...  


Jenkins Homecoming Festival this weekend; benefit ride planned

JENKINS — The city of Jenkins Homecoming Festival continues this weekend downtown. A number of activities are planned. Food, music and swimming will highlight the weekend. This year’s charity ride on Saturday will be held for Hunter Ashley. Hunter was  diagnosed more on this story...  


BACKPACKING AROUND THE WORLD: Pikeville native’s passion for travel comes full circle

Pikeville native Cassie Huff is chasing her childhood dreams. Huff, who is currently a Public Health student at the University of Kentucky (UK), is backpacking her way around the world. “As a child, I was fascinated by those who were different than me,” more on this story...  


YMCA’s reading program to begin

PIKEVILLE — A strong education background helps prepare a child for the rest of his or her  life. The Pikeville-Area YMCA is gearing up to start its Kindergarten readiness program on Aug. 22. The program is free to anyone wanting to participate, and will be more on this story...  


Online survey for deer hunters

FRANKFORT — The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources encourages deer hunters to participate in a new online survey about deer hunting and management in Kentucky. The survey is available at http://www. research. net/r/KYDeerInput2016 through Sept. 9. “We’ve not surveyed our hunters in a more on this story...  


  

Racing memorabilia on display at MAC

PRESTONSBURG — The Ranier Family racing tradition goes back to the 1950’s when Prestonsburg native H. B. Ranier first climbed behind the wheel. His son, Harry, has carried on and enhanced the Ranier name in NASCAR’s Winston Cup Series for driving greats such as Lennie Pond, Buddy more on this story...  


Community Spotlight: Tight spending habits pay big dividends

DELBARTON, W. Va. — Delbarton Volunteer Fire Department (DVFD) Chief Robert Hunt said counting pennies during tough economic times in southern West Virginia has paid big dividends for his firefighters and the community. The department welcomed “Rescue 203,” a 2007 International rescue truck this past Saturday, ending more on this story...  


Pike County Bowl financial boost for area schools

PIKEVILLE — A sure sign of football season is the annual Pike County Bowl media and coaches luncheon. It’s the official kickoff to another exciting year for schools. Bowl games serve as a great resource for financial support of the county’s six high schools. more on this story...  


67th Annual Magnolia Fair — Aug. 22-27: Lineup announced for this year’s event

MATEWAN, W. Va. — One of West Virginia’s most historic towns is set to host one of the longest running events of its kind when the 67th annual Magnolia Fair opens next week. The fair, which was first held on Aug. 1, 1949, will run Aug. more on this story...  


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Obituaries


Obituaries

George Runyon, 60, of Martin County died Aug. 17. Funeral service Aug. 21 at Buck Branch United Baptist Church. Burial, Runyon Cemetery, Martin County. Lois Bonita Blankenship, 78, of Phelps died Aug. 22. Funeral service Aug. 27. Burial, Blankenship Cemetery, Sand Siding, W. Va. more on this story...  


  

Obituaries

Georgia Fugate, 70, of Martin died Aug. 10. Funeral service Aug. 14. Burial, Fugate Stone Family Cemetry, Louisa. Dorothy Sue Branham, 79, of Prestonsburg died Aug. 9. Funeral service Aug. 12. Burial, Wills Family Cemetery, Prestonsburg. Dorothy Sue Branham, more on this story...  


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Sports


Rebels spoil Hornets home opener: AC turns over Phelps on night Casey, Stiltner honored

PHELPS — Phelps played a true home football game for the first time in five years. A standing-room-only crowd turned out as the Hornets honored long-time manager Marty Casey and volunteer coach Gano Stiltner prior to kickoff. The field was named after Stiltner and the stadium more on this story...  


Friday Night Lights

Here is a look at this week’s high school football matchups: Johnson Central (0-0) vs. Capital, W. Va. (0-0) Date: Aug. 26 Site: Eagle Field Kickoff: 7:30 p. m. Radio: 98. 9 FM Coaches: Jim Matney (Johnson Central); Jon Carpenter (Capital) Players more on this story...  


Friday Night Lights

Here is a look at this weekend’s high school football matchups: FRIDAY NIGHT Sports “R” Us Kickoff Classic Letcher Central. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (0-0) vs. Pike Central. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (0-0) Site: Cougar Field Kickoff: more on this story...  


  

High School Football: Battaile runs, passes Panthers past Blackcats

By TEDDY PAYNTER Staff Writer PIKEVILLE — Pikeville quarterback Wyatt Battaile passed for 312 yards and four touchdowns to power the Panthers to a 47-14 win over Prestonsburg in the season opener played at Hillard Howard Field on Aug. 19. Battaile, who tossed TD more on this story...  


High School Soccer: Pirates strike quickly, top Blackcats

GOODY — Belfry scored three goals in a span of three minutes in the second half to pull away and beat Prestonsburg, 4-2, in a match played at Massey Energy Field on Aug. 16. Wilson Harris finished with two goals ignite the win. Christian more on this story...  


Beverly captures All ‘A’; headed to state tourney

ROBINSON CREEK — Shelby Valley High School’s Jacob Beverly’s dedication and hard work on the golf course has landed him at the top of his game. The Wildcat junior shot a round of 72 this past Monday at Paintsville Country Club to win the All “A” more on this story...  


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Chaplains Corner


A Song in the Night

There are many things that happen in our lives that are hard to understand. The Bible teaches us to praise God in spite of our circumstances. In the book of Acts, Paul and Silas were thrown in prison. What did they do? more on this story...  


  

Stand firm

Once, I was visiting a patient with a number of medical problems who felt as though they were being punished by God.   One problem got better only to be replaced with another.    During our conversation, I had an opportunity to remind the patient of the life of Job.   Job more on this story...  


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