Over the past two weeks, Pike County and the state of Kentucky saw record-breaking numbers of newly reported COVID-19 cases, and the county moved back to the red level on the Kentucky Incidence Rate Map on Oct. 25.
Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) recently received a $59,000 grant from Kosair Charities to purchase a Temperature Management "Cooling Blanket Therapy" System for the PMC Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). This temperature management system has the ability to cool a newborn’s body and brain …
Mark A. Gooch, President and CEO of Community Trust Bank, has announced that Nicholas T. King has been promoted to the position of Vice President, Staff Attorney.
For more than 200 years, the residents of the United States of America have gone to the polls to cast their votes for who should be the leader of the nation or local municipalities for a term.
Well a few days ago, with 9 full days to go before the election, the “big guy” called us Trump supporters chumps, called a lid, and then codger-walked back inside his bunker for good. No more campaigning for him. And it’s because of the sickening dirt on him and his son and their dirty deali…
There’s gold in Kentucky’s hills, gold as in maple syrup, that is. Though many think of maple syrup as a New England product, Kentucky woodlands are ripe for the tapping. For anyone interested in maple syrup production, The Kentucky Maple School is a good place to garner important information.
Leadership from the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) presented the department’s preliminary draft budget reduction plan to the General Assembly’s Budget Review Subcommittee on Education on Oct. 21.
The Pikeville Main Street Post Office, located in the Federal Courthouse at 104 Main Street, will reopen on Monday, Oct. 26. The location was closed in August to repair extensive damage caused by a water leak, the U.S. Postal Service announced in a statement Oct. 24.
Secretary of State Michael Adams announced on Oct. 23 guidance to protect voters from intimidation at the polls. “Voting is your sacred right. Don’t let anyone take it away — know your rights,” Adams said.
Pikeville Independent Schools’ Board of Education approved a slight increase to the 2020 property tax rate for the district during a meeting on Oct. 20.
Gov. Andy Beshear, in his first public press conference since completing quarantine after being exposed to the COVID-19 virus, announced Oct. 26 new “Red Zone Reduction Recommendations” for counties which are considered as being classified as “red.”
The Pike County Health Department issued a blanket statement on Oct. 20 regarding possible exposure to COVID-19 on specific dates last week at the Pike County Clerk’s Office.
COVID-19 has impacted the Pike County Courthouse, Pike County Judge-Executive Ray Jones announced during the Pike County Fiscal Court’s Oct. 20 meeting.
Pike County and Pikeville Independent Schools released their schooling plans after Pike County moved to the red level on the Kentucky Incidence Rate Map on Oct. 14.