• Starbucks coming to Food City: Twenty additional jobs coming with shop's opening


    PIKEVILLE — Food City has announced it will be bringing a Starbucks kiosk to their Pikeville location.


    Renovation work will begin in February, creating an additional 20 new job opportunities.


    Store Manager Tim Collins said the decision to bring a Starbucks to his store is one that fits with the flourishing economic development in the area.


  • Funds approved for advanced security system


    PIKEVILLE — The Pike County Fiscal Court approved to purchase a full body X-ray screening system for the Pike County Jail during its Jan. 12 meeting.


    The new $185,000 machine is an advanced security solution with enhanced detection capabilities for fast, safe and precise screening.


  • No more excuses


    Staying healthy requires a daily commitment. It is not always easy to get out of bed for those early-morning workouts or jump on the treadmill at the end of the night when you finally have some free time, but such efforts are a great way to maintain long-term health.


  • PMC's new Data Center near completion


    Pikeville Medical Center's (PMC) new Data Center is nearing completion and Vice President/Chief Information Officer Tony Damron can hardly contain his excitement.


    "This will be a boost to the hospital's business operations," said Damron. "With the addition of new technology, there will be increased security and efficiency."


  • Dr. Riehl joins as medical director of Orthopedic Trauma


    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) proudly announces the addition of John T. Riehl, M.D., orthopedic trauma surgeon and medical director of Orthopedic Trauma.


    Dr. Riehl attended California Lutheran University where he majored in biochemistry and molecular biology and graduated with honors.


  • PMC welcomes Dr. Christopher Croot


    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) proudly announces the addition of Christopher Croot, M.D., medical oncologist/hematologist.


    Dr. Croot received his undergraduate degree in molecular biology from Centre College in Danville. He earned his medical degree from the University of Kentucky in Lexington.


  • PMC welcomes Dr. Mohamed El Dinali


    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) proudly announces the addition of Mohamed El Dinali, M.D., medical oncologist/hematologist.


    Dr. Dinali attended Garyounic University, Faculty of Medicine in Benghazi, Libya. There, he completed a seven year program that included his premedical education and internship.


  • Mohammed Sartawi: A bariatric success


    Mohammed Sartawi of Pikeville never dreamed, at age 34, he would be told by a physician if he did not take charge of his health he would surely die, but that is exactly what happened.


    Sartawi said, "Although I was very young I was a heavy smoker and I received a crystal clear message that I was running out of time."


  • 'To whom much is given much is expected': Former cancer patient of Dr. Lavigne carrying out late brother's wishes


    Cancer survivors often come out the other side of the fight with a renewed purpose. This was definitely true for Tammy Schroder, former patient of Dr. Ruth Lavigne, Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) Radiation Oncologist. This purpose inspired her brother, Bob Guthier, who was losing his own fight with cancer, to do as she had done.


  • City manager optimistic of continued growth in '18


    PIKEVILLE — The City of Pikeville's growth is continuing to move forward in 2018.