Helping Hospital Employees In Pineville

Helping Hospital Employees In Pineville City officials in Pineville say Southeastern Kentucky Medical Center was dangerously close to shutting down.Employees have not been paid in about eight weeks and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services no longer work…

Successful Results With New Cancer Drug

Successful Results With New Cancer Drug Newer drugs are improving survival for some people with hard-to-treat forms of cancer.One study in advanced lung cancer tested Keytruda (kee-TROO-dah), a drug that helps the immune system fight tumors. Five-year survival was…

Eastern KY Miner Dies

Eastern KY Miner Dies A Bell County man with a dozen years experience is dead following injuries he received while working at a Harlan County mine earlier this month.The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet said Friday that Felix “Matt”…

Eastern KY Wins Soccer Championship

Eastern KY Wins Soccer Championship For the first time in history, a soccer team from eastern Kentucky has won the Kentucky State Cup.Eastern Elite defeated Kentucky Fire 4-3 Sunday morning in Louisville. Eastern Elite will now represent the state…

Woman Reunited With Pet Dog

Woman Reunited With Pet Dog A Kentucky woman who lost her two Jack Russell terriers four years ago has been reunited with one of them.The Lexington Herald-Leader reports that Janece Parsons got a call Tuesday that said her dog…

Medical Reimbursement Suspended

Medical Reimbursement Suspended A federal agency has decided to stop reimbursing a southeastern Kentucky hospital where an inspection found numerous problems.The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services terminated its agreement last week with the Southeast…