National Guard Help

National Guard Help Meanwhile, National Guard troops have arrived at Pikeville Medical Center, ready to assist in non-medical areas, so that hospital employees can devote more time to patient care. Two full teams arrived at the hospital on Tuesday, bringing 30 Guard members to the effort.The move is part of Gov. Andy Beshear’s effort…

UPIKE School Year Begins

UPIKE School Year Begins The University of Pikeville has begun its new academic year. In a news release, UPIKE said their 2021 Opening Convocation Ceremony will take place on Thursday, September 2. The event will be held on Zoom due to COVID-19 concerns.The event can be watched on UPIKE’s official Facebook page.Tammy M. Riley,…

Chalk Contest

Chalk Contest Get a box of colored chalk and join CHI Saint Joseph Health to bring positivity to the community with a new art challenge.The “Chalk It Up to Humankindness” event was originally started internally, but was so popular that it has spread to the whole community, according to a news release.The goal is…

Pike County Flooding

Pike County Flooding Floodwaters poured through areas of Pike County Monday, bringing out rescue squads and other officials as cars were stuck and people were stranded by the flash flooding.Pike County Emergency Management, Kentucky State Police, Coal Run Fire Department and Pikeville Fire Department stayed in the Stone Coal area to keep an eye…

Chalk It Up To Humankindness

Chalk It Up To Humankindness Get out your chalk stick, CHI Saint Joseph Health is using chalk to bring positivity to their community with a new art challenge.The “Chalk It Up to Humankindness” event was originally started internally, but was so popular that it has spread to the whole community, according to a news…