• PMC hosting community health fair: Event set to recognize World Hepatitis Day on July 28

    Posted:07/21/2017

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) is among several worldwide organizations joining with the World Hepatitis Alliance to help raise awareness about hepatitis.

     

    PMC will hold a community health fair in recognition of World Hepatitis Day at the Mark II on July 28 from 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

     

    Attendees will be able to receive free screenings for hepatitis and HIV.

     

  • SHOES OF HOPE: Volunteers share God's love while helping kids

    Posted:07/21/2017

    PIKEVILLE — More than 100 children across the region benefited from Score Domestic's 10th annual "Shoes of Hope" held at the University of Pikeville Gymnasium on July 13.

     

    Shoes of Hope is a year-long effort among a number of churches. Members collect new shoes of all sizes and bring them to Pike County for distribution.

     

  • Air Evac holds groundbreaking for P'burg site: Teaming with PMC for trauma class

    Posted:07/21/2017

    PRESTONSBURG — Air Evac Lifeteam and Floyd County Chamber of Commerce held a groundbreaking ceremony on July 13, to celebrate their new base in Prestonsburg.

     

    "We will be putting a full-time aircraft here once the site is completed," Program Director for Air Evac 116 Bill Baker said.

     

    This will allow Air Evac Lifeteam to provide more access to patients.

  • Sugarcamp Mountain Trails open at StoneCrest

    Posted:07/21/2017

    PRESTONSBURG — Prestonsburg Mayor Les Stapleton carried a smile to the podium as he prepared to talk about the natural beauty eastern Kentucky has to offer.

     

  • Pikeville Medical Center welcomes Dr. Clark

    Posted:07/21/2017

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) proudly announces the addition of Vascular Surgeon Nancy Stanley Clark, M.D., J.D.

     

    Dr. Clark received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Transylvania University in Lexington, and her medical degree and an internal medicine internship from The University of Kentucky College of Medicine in Lexington.

     

  • Be aware of spiders, critters when spending time outdoors

    Posted:07/21/2017

    With warm weather in the summer months, many more people are getting outside and enjoying the outdoors.

     

    This usually means digging out the camping gear or fishing equipment out of storage in an outside building or attic.

     

    Hiding within the cracks and crevices are all kinds of spiders and insects that can pose potential threat to innocent weekend warriors.

  • We're creating a culture of collaboration, transformation in eastern Kentucky

    Posted:07/21/2017

    We're creating a culture of collaboration, transformation in Eastern Kentucky.

     

    It's hard to believe that we are on the heels of our fourth-annual SOAR Summit in Pikeville. Four years ago, SOAR was an idea. It was a seed of hope planted in a region destined for transformation.

     

    Our dream is becoming reality.

     

  • 'When others won't, Walters will'

    Posted:07/21/2017

    PIKEVILLE — For generations the Walters family has been pillars of the community, contributing as a major provider when it comes to economic development for Pikeville and surrounding areas.

     

    Over the decades, the family has provided thousands of jobs, been involved in a number of charitable organizations and successfully maintained 11 franchises, among four dealerships.

  • Pikeville Medical Center welcomes Dr. Cline

    Posted:07/21/2017

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) proudly announces the addition of Garred Ross Cline, DO, Hospitalist.

     

    Dr. Cline received his Bachelor of Science in Biology from Alice Lloyd College in Pippa Passes. He earned his medical degree from University of Pikeville College of Osteopathic Medicine.

     

  • KSP Post 9 troopers, others give kids 'hope'

    Posted:07/21/2017

    CLINTON COUNTY — Kentucky Post 9 officers recently returned from Trooper Island summer camp after spending time with 32 underprivileged boys and girls, ages 10-12, from Pike, Martin, Floyd, Magoffin and Johnson counties.

     

    Public Affairs Officer Trooper Steven Mounts said the camp is broken down to accommodate 64 children at one time.