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PMC to host Holy Week, Easter services

PIKEVILLE — Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) invites everyone to attend the hospital’s Palm Sunday, Holy Week and Easter Sunrise services, from Sunday, March 29 through Sunday, April 5. “Pikeville Medical Center has observed Holy Week and Easter for as far back as I can remember,” more on this story...  


March 30 marks National Doctors’ Day

PIKEVILLE — On Sunday, March 30, Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) will celebrate National Doctors’ Day. Doctors’ Day was first conceived by Eudora Brown Almond, wife of Dr. Charles B. Almond, on March 30, 1933 in Winder, Ga. March 30 was chosen specifically more on this story...  


Care after traumatic brain injury

PIKEVILLE — Many people do not understand the emotional aftermath that can occur in patients who’ve experienced a traumatic brain injury (TBI). The short and long term emotional side effects of TBI vary depending on the person and the severity of the injury. Some of these more on this story...  


  

Hospital recognizes GI Nurses

PIKEVILLE — Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) recognizes National Gastrointestinal (GI) Nurses Week, March 23-29.   PMC’s GI nurses, also known as endoscopy nurses, work in the operating room with patients who need to undergo surgery for problems with their digestive system or GI tract.   more on this story...  


Cancer patient seeks votes to walk in Kentucky Oaks parade

ASHCAMP — Eastern Kentucky residents are rallying behind a cancer patient who wants to participate in the Kentucky Oaks parade at the Kentucky Derby. Ashcamp resident Paula McCarty is among hundreds of cancer survivors in Kentucky who are seeking to fill 141 spots in the Kentucky more on this story...  


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Our Employees Make The Difference


Nina Reynolds: Director, Infection Control

Nina Reynolds has played an active role at Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) since 1981.   She began her career as a medical technologist in the Laboratory. For 20 years she served as the Supervisor of Microbiology and for more than two years she has been the Director of Infection Control. more on this story...

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Community News


April Proclaimed ‘Child Abuse Prevention Month’

PIKEVILLE — Pike County Judge-Executive William M. Deskins recently signed a proclamation naming April as Child Abuse Prevention Month in Pike County. The Annual Child Abuse Prevention Kickoff will be held on April 1 at noon in the Pikeville City Park with refreshments to follow more on this story...  


dressbarn opens at Pikeville Commons

PIKEVILLE — Just in time for spring, dressbarn announces the grand opening of its newest location in Pikeville. The new retail store opened recently in Pikeville Commons, bringing new spring styles, exclusive designer collaborations and smart style solutions to shoppers. dressbarn’s more on this story...  


She found her words in Floyd County

Leatha Kendrick has written poetry her entire life, but claims she “came to writing late. ” The Illinois native actually grew up in Franklin, Kentucky, but it wasn’t until she was married and living in Floyd County in 1986 that she started writing seriously. more on this story...  


She’s an advocate for people with special needs

Carolyn Ford has devoted decades of her life to help people with special needs. Her effort began nearly 48 years ago when her son William Winston (Winn) Ford III was born with autism. Ford, 78, still cares for him at their home more on this story...  


  

Christ Central student qualifies to compete nationally…again

LOUISVILLE — For the sixth year, an eastern Kentucky student has taken the crown at the Kentucky Derby Festival Spelling Bee. The event, hosted by the Ford Motor Company, was held March 21 in Louisville. The 13-year-old Christ Central School student Paul more on this story...  


Hatfield-McCoy Feud gets New York debut

PIKEVILLE — The Hatfields and McCoys arrived in New York’s Times Square this week. Pike County Tourism Convention and Visitor’s Bureau secured an advertisement spot on the famous New York strip, which will be visible to millions of people visiting the street and or viewing the more on this story...  


She works tirelessly to help people in need

Jean Rosenberg is a determined, widely-respected community advocate who has worked tirelessly to change not only eastern Kentucky, but also the circumstances that surround the lives of people all over the country. Born in Philadelphia in 1943, she started working as a research analyst for the more on this story...  


Soldier honored nearly 115 years after death

By CHRIS COLEMAN Pike County Heritage Commission PHELPS — A soldier in Col. John Dils, Jr’s, 39th Kentucky, was honored this week in Pike County with the placement of an official U. S. government headstone. Hiram Mahlon Daugherty was born July 17, more on this story...  


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Obituaries


Obituaries

David Bruce Pauley, 59, of Forest Hills, died March 12. Funeral: March 21 at First Baptist Church, Forest Hills. Burial: Pauley-Varney Cemetery, Forest Hills William Floyd Goodman, 68, of Aflex, died March 24. Funeral: March 27 at noon. Burial: Smith Cemetery, Sidney more on this story...  

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Sports


Panthers rally past Cards; AC, LCC fall

PIKEVILLE — Pikeville’s Cade Byers delivered an RBI single with two outs to cap a two-run, seventh inning to lift the Panthers to a 4-3 win over Sheldon Clark in a game played at Davis Park on March 24. The Panthers, now 8-2, had taken a more on this story...  


Bears bounced in Elite Eight

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The University of Pikeville Bears had their eyes on the big prize at Municipal Auditorium, searching for the school’s second national championship. Talladega (Ala. ) ended the Bears’ expectations with a heartbreaking 64-62 win over the Bears in the Elite Eight matchup played more on this story...  


  

East Ridge rallies past Pike Central: Pikeville knocks off Johnson Central, 4-1

LICK CREEK — East Ridge rallied to score four times in the bottom of the fifth inning and held on 4to beat Pike County Central, 7-5, in a game played at the Reservation on March 24. Allie Slone singled, scored and drove in a pair of more on this story...  


Bears sweep Shawnee State

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio — The University of Pikeville completed a doubleheader sweep of Shawnee State University with a 2-1 win in game two played at SSU Field on March 24. The Bears, now 9-7, took the opener 1-0. UPIKE hurlers Sydney Morris and Hawley more on this story...  


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Chaplains Corner


Most Precious Gift

What do dying people want? This is the title of a book on my shelf and a unique and helpful resource. Before I explore any further with you about this topic, I want you to understand who the audience is that more on this story...

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