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Baptist Health COO encourages early cancer screenings

Several forms of cancer are treatable particularly when they are caught early, and regular, early screenings are the best way to do that. This was the crux of the message that Baptist Health COO Anthony Powers delivered to the Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce during its...
Posted On 13 Sep 2017

You & Me opens new location at Baptist Health Corbin

You & Me Coffee & Tea is expanding in Corbin, as its second location opened Monday in the lobby at Baptist Health Corbin. Owner Andy Salmons said there had been several casual conversations with hospital officials over the last two years about locating a specialty coffee...

Silver Ball Gala planned for June 10

Baptist Health Corbin is taking guests on a trip to Arabia and giving them an opportunity to “Howl at the Moon” at the annual Silver Ball Gala on June 10 at The Arena in Corbin. The theme of this year’s fundraiser event is “Arabian Nights.” In keeping with the theme, Lee...

Baptist Health Corbin commemorates ‘National Donate Life Month’

Each of the approximately 30 people that attended Baptist Health Corbin’s ceremony commemorating “National Donate Life Month” held last Thursday near the hospital’s surgery entrances, was asked to draw a stone from a basket. Written on each stone was an organ or tissue that...

Jury rules in favor of hospital, doctor in malpractice case

An 11-day medical malpractice trial, which was the longest trial in Whitley County in the past 25 years, ended Monday afternoon with a 12-person jury unanimously agreeing that the doctor and hospital did nothing wrong. The lawsuit had sought up to $50,203,951 in damages. A...
Posted On 01 Mar 2017

Keavy man charged with attempting to steal meds from Baptist ER

A Keavy man was arrested at Baptist Health Corbin Saturday night after he allegedly attempted to steal vials of medication from a trauma cart at the hospital emergency room. Twenty-eight-year-old Micah Hammack is facing one count of theft by unlawful taking of the value of $500....

‘Project Fit America’ equipment dedicated at Oak Grove Elementary

Officials from Baptist Health Corbin joined faculty, staff and students at Oak Grove Elementary School Thursday to dedicate the Project Fit America equipment. “Project Fit America is a wonderful addition to the Oak Grove PE program,” said Physical Education Teacher Gina Conley,...

Baptist Health opens new cancer clinic

Cancer patients coming to Baptist Health Corbin for treatment Monday entered a whole new world. After more than five months of construction, the hospital opened its new cancer center to patients Monday morning. “We had clinics Friday until about noon and moved everything over the...

‘Paint the Town Pink’ Glow run to be held Saturday

The fourth annual Baptist Family Fitness “Paint the Town Pink” Glow Run/Walk will take place Saturday at Corbin High School. The two-mile event will raise money for the patients at Baptist Health Corbin’s Cancer Care Center. “Patients may need assistance with wigs, gas cards,...