Atmos Energy Corporation, headquartered in Dallas, is the country's largest natural-gas-only distributor, serving about 3.2 million gas utility customers. Atmos Energy's utility operations serve more than 1,500 communities in 12 states from the Blue Ridge Mountains in the East to the Rocky Mountains in the West. Atmos Energy's non-utility operations, organized under Atmos Energy Holdings, Inc., operate in 22 states.
For more information, visit www.atmosenergy.com.
Pioneer Services program evaluated
Pioneer Services' Medicaid Supports for Community Living Program, a vocational program providing employment and life-training skills for individuals with significant intellectual challenges, recently was evaluated by Medicaid, which indicated the program had zero deficiencies and needed no plan of corrections. The program was found to be above the "full compliance" criteria.
For more information about Pioneer Services, visit the new Pioneer Web site at www.pioneerservices.org.
Wilder named associate to state response team
Boyle County Deputy Coroner Mike Wilder has been appointed associate state coordinator of the Kentucky State Medical Examiner/Coroner Incident Response Team, according to Dr. Tracy Corey, chief medical examiner of Kentucky. Wilder's main focus will be during the initial phase of operation in response to a disaster scene and he will help coordinate the establishment of a plan of operation to search, recover and transport victims to a suitable morgue facility.
Wilder has been a member of the response team since its inception in the 1980s.
He has assisted with several mass fatality situations including the Air Canada plane fire in Northern Kentucky in 1982, the Carrollton bus accident in 1987, Hurricane Katrina recovery in 2005 and, most recently, the crash of Comair 5191 in 2006.
Yarnell joins Danville Anesthesiology
Bryan C. Yarnell, M.D., an anesthesiologist, has joined the medical staff at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. He is in practice with Danville Anesthesiology Associates, located at 359-D S. Fourth St.
Yarnell earned his medical degree in 2003 from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, and has a bachelor's degree in engineering, which he earned in 1999 from Tulane University in New Orleans. He completed an internship in 2004 and a residency in 2007 at the University of Arkansas.