• Cheerleading Supremacy: Pikeville claims 3rd straight white jacket

    Posted:02/16/2018

    PIKEVILLE — Pikeville High School seniors Alexis Stanley and Camryn Slone understand the pressure of being a star athlete.

    Both used their leadership ability and tough mentality to help carry the varsity cheerleading squad to a third straight national championship this past weekend in Orlando, Fla.

  • Pediatric Nurse Katie Collins recognized as DAISY Award recipient

    Posted:02/16/2018

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) recently recognized its ninth DAISY Award winner, Katie Collins. The DAISY Award is a national recognition initiative that recognizes extraordinary nurses for the work they do for patients and families each day.

  • KRISTY BARRETT: A bariatric success

    Posted:02/16/2018

    Kristy Barrett of Forest Hills made a drastic change in her life when she chose Pikeville Medical (PMC) Wellness and Weight Loss Center for her gastric sleeve procedure.

    She had problems with her blood pressure for 21 long years. She had joint pain, sleep apnea, heart problems and was taking 40 Lasix pills each day. The time had come to reclaim her life.

  • Improving self-image, appearance one patient at a time: Look Good Feel Better program big success

    Posted:02/16/2018

    PIKEVILLE — A local program is helping improve self-esteem and the quality of life for women undergoing cancer treatments.

    The program is open to any cancer patient who is undergoing chemotherapy, radiation or other treatments.

  • AppHarvest, UPIKE collaborate to bring high-tech Ag to region

    Posted:02/16/2018

    PIKEVILLE — The University of Pikeville is working alongside AppHarvest in its goal of making Eastern Kentucky the high-tech greenhouse capital of the U.S. The agricultural startup, founded by emerging entrepreneur and Kentucky native Jonathan Webb, will break ground on its first $60 million high-tech greenhouse in spring of 2018.

  • AFIB patients at higher risk for stroke

    Posted:02/13/2018

    The Pikeville Medical Primary Stroke Center recognizes that American Heart Month is the perfect opportunity to educate the public about the dangers of high blood pressure and atrial fibrillation (AFib), both serious risk factors for stroke.

  • APCC set to host annual Banquet for Life

    Posted:02/13/2018

    PIKEVILLE — Join Appalachian Pregnancy Care Center (APCC) in celebrating their fifth-annual Banquet for Life at the Eastern Kentucky Exposition Center on Feb. 22 at 6 p.m. Preparation is already underway for this exciting event.

  • PMC board member passes at 86

    Posted:02/12/2018

    VIRGIE – The Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) family is mourning the death of Hobart Clay Johnson, 86, of Virgie, who passed away Feb. 1.

    Johnson was a member of the PMC board of directors and was an attorney, having assisted the Pike County Attorney’s office. He was also instrumental in the formation of East Kentucky Broadcasting, along with Walter E. May and others.

  • Patient praises ED, cardiac care team

    Posted:02/12/2018

    Symptoms of a heart attack began to present themselves while 59 year old Jim Patton of Pikeville was working in his home office on December 28, 2017.

  • Recognize the signs of influenza

    Posted:02/12/2018

    PIKEVILLE — The Kentucky Department for Public Health, within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS), now describes influenza activity in Kentucky as an epidemic.