• PET scan following accident saves man’s life


    Craig Blevins, 50, of Dorton, wrecked his four wheeler back in September of 2015. That accident actually saved his life.


  • Pike County kicks off Child Abuse Prevention


    PIKEVILLE – When children are nurtured, they grow up to be adults. But when they lack the influences of a caring adult, receive inconsistent nurturing, or experience harsh discipline, the consequences can affect their lifelong health, well-being and relationships with others.


  • Can you make an Epic Escape?


    PIKEVILLE — Pikeville Main Street Program and Southeast Kentucky Chamber of Commerce jointly hosted a red carpet ribbon cutting ceremony at Epic Escape Game to celebrate the grand opening of their location at 225 Second St., Suite 1 in downtown Pikeville on April 7.


  • Pikeville Medical Center welcomes Dr. Jarrell


    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) proudly announces the addition of Emergency Medicine Physician Dr. Brett E. Jarrell.


    Dr. Jarrell received his Bachelor of Arts in biology from Wittenberg University. He received his Masters of Arts in biology from Marshall University and obtained his medical degree from Marshall University School of Medicine.


  • LOVE NEEDS NO WORDS! Phelps students host first-ever Walk for Autism


    PHELPS — Phelps Elementary School (PES) students packed the gymnasium to take part in the first-ever Autism Community Walk on March 31.


    Autism Awareness Month is observed throughout the month of April and marks an important time for individuals, families and communities to honor and unite for many reasons.


  • Anderson DAISY recipient


    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) recently recognized its fourth DAISY Award winner, Jessica Anderson. The DAISY Award is a national initiative that recognizes extraordinary nurses for their work.


    Chief Operating Officer Juanita Deskins presented Anderson with the DAISY Award to thank her for her contributions to PMC and their patients.


  • Seed swap big success


    BUCKLEYS CREEK — Hundreds turned out for the opportunity to buy, sell and trade heirloom seeds and plants during the sixth annual Appalachian Seed Swap held at Pike County Central School on April 1.


    It marked the third consecutive year that attendees topped 500.


  • Dr. Reynolds encourages ATV riders to use caution


    PIKEVILLE — Riding or operating an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) is a fun activity.


    Too often, though, ATV accidents end up requiring a trip to the emergency department. It is important to be aware of proper safety measures to take while operating an ATV as well as knowing the signs of injury.


  • Dr. Varney says ‘protect your eyes’


    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) recognizes April as Sports Eye Safety Awareness Month.


    Sports-related eye injuries can be avoided by wearing proper eye safety equipment.


    “Eye protection is important in a lot of sports,” PMC Sports Medicine Physician Dr. Jamie Varney said. “Eyesight is something people take for granted until something happens,” said Dr. Varney.

  • Public invited for Holy Week Easter Sunrise Service


    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) invites everyone to attend the hospital’s Holy Week and Easter Sunrise Services, Sunday, April 9 through Sunday, April 16.