• Fallen Hero


    SOMBER HOMECOMING: Community, family, friends and fellow officers lined Hambley Boulevard to welcome home fallen Pikeville Police Officer Scotty Hamilton, who was killed in the line of duty on March 13. His body was returned to Pike County and taken to J.W. Call Funeral Home in Pikeville on March 14 from Frankfort.

  • PMC welcomes Dr. Maryam Khawari


    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) proudly announces the addition of Maryam Khawari, M.D., rheumatologist.

    Dr. Khawari received her medical degree from Dow Medical College in Karachi, Pakistan.

    She is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in rheumatology.

    Dr. Khawari says patients can expect her to be dedicated, giving them long-term care.

  • Phelps student’s desire to help others brings ‘a blessing’


    PHELPS — The economic downturn in eastern Kentucky and southern West Virginia has left many individuals reaching out for assistance.

    Food pantries are a vital source of support to those in need and Phelps High School student Kara Stevens took it upon herself to lend a helping hand.

  • Pikeville assistant fire chief says ‘check your batteries’


    PIKEVILLE — In honor of check your batteries day on March 11, Pikeville Fire Department Assistant Chief Robert Lindsey provides the community with helpful tips.

  • PMC da Vinci surgical team performs 100th robotic surgery


    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) is proud to announce a milestone has been reached, with their 100th surgery using the da Vinci XI Surgical System.

    This minimally-invasive surgery benefits the patient through shorter hospital stays, less pain and scarring, less risk of wound infections, less blood loss, fewer transfusions, faster recovery and quicker return to normal activities.

  • Uplifting support for WestCare program


    PIKEVILLE — Love Covers blossomed after WestCare clients attended a church service at New Beginnings Fellowship Church on a very cold Sunday in December.

  • Endometriosis affects one in 10 women


    Are you a female who experiences painful periods or excessive bleeding? If so, you may have endometriosis, a painful disorder where the endometrium, or tissue that lines the inside of your uterus, grows on the outside of your uterus.

  • PMC employee loses big with HMR weight loss program


    Pikeville Medical Center’s Wellness and Weight Loss Center helps people improve their health with weight loss, assisting them in choosing a plan to suit their specific needs.

    The Center offers bariatric surgery and the HMR weight loss program which is a meal replacement diet program.

  • Chronic kidney disease affects millions


    In recognition of National Kidney Month, Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) would like to educate the public about their kidney health and urge those in risk categories to schedule a checkup.

  • Hundreds show support for APCC


    PIKEVILLE — The Appalachian Pregnancy Care Center (APCC) held their fifth-annual Banquet for Life at the Eastern Kentucky Exposition Center (EXPO) on Feb. 23 at 6 p.m.

    The event was presented by Community Trust Bank and the EXPO.

    Over 500 business and community members came together to celebrate the accomplishments of APCC and show their support.