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

    Posted:01/12/2018

    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

    Posted:01/12/2018

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

     

  • Latest Blessing Box opens outside police station in Pikeville

    Posted:01/12/2018

    PIKEVILLE — The City of Pikeville held an unveiling of the Pikeville City Blessing Box during a ceremony held outside the police station on Jan. 8.

     

    The motto is simple – Take what you need, and leave what you can.

     

    "The blessing box began because there were individuals in the community who wanted to serve," Pikeville City Commissioner Kim May-Downey said.

  • MAKE WALKING A PRIORITY

    Posted:01/12/2018

    Walking is low-risk and easy to start. It can help keep you fit and reduce your risk of serious diseases, like heart disease, stroke, diabetes and more.

     

  • Smith remembered as face of PMC nursing

    Posted:01/12/2018

    PIKEVILLE — Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) is remembering the life of Betty Jo Smith, a staff development nurse specialist for Hospital Education.

     

    Smith began her career at PMC February 5, 1991. She was dedicated, dependable, well-liked and respected by her co-workers, patients and patient families.

     

  • RN Bailey eighth DAISY recipient

    Posted:01/05/2018

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) recognized its eighth DAISY Award winner, Emergency Department registered nurse, Gabrielle "Gabby" Bailey. The DAISY Award is a national recognition initiative that recognizes extraordinary nurses for the work they do for patients and families each day.

     

    Bailey was honored during a surprise ceremony at the hospital on Dec. 28.

     

  • PMC welcomes first baby of 2018

    Posted:01/05/2018

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) and East Kentucky Broadcasting (EKB) would like to welcome Kayden Ethan Kendrick, son of Randa Corbiere and Alex Ethan Kendrick of Shelbiana, who was born on New Year's Day at 1:08 a.m. and weighed seven pounds, nine ounces.

     

    PMC Obstetrician/Gynecologist Tiffany Thompson, D.O., delivered Baby New Year.

     

  • Dr. Nollah says test your home for radon

    Posted:01/05/2018

    January is Radon Action Month and Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) would like to educate the public about radon and its dangers in high levels.

     

  • PMC delivers 971 babies in 2017

    Posted:01/05/2018

    PIKEVILLE — Thousands of expectant mothers have chosen Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) for their childbirth experience.

     

    PMC has grown to become one of the largest, most progressive medical centers in the region. This last year, PMC delivered a total of 971 babies.

     

  • Make a New Year's resolution to move more in 2018

    Posted:01/05/2018

    PIKEVILLE — Getting in better shape is one of the most common New Year's resolutions people make each year, but many have a hard time following through.