Hardin Memorial Health officials have given an update on the sale of the hospital to Baptist Health. County authorities say the closing which was scheduled for December 1st has now been postponed until February after a lawsuit was brought against the fiscal court. We spoke with hospital president Dennis Johnson about the benefits of the sale last year. Baptist Health has managed the hospital for more than 20 years.
A former presidential candidate will be in Hardin County next month. Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee will speak at the PAC at John Hardin high school on February 2nd. Huckabee ran in the 2008 and 2016 Republican presidential primaries and is the father of white house press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. Tickets begin at $40 and can be purchased on the PACs website.
An Elizabethtown man faces more than 150 charges relating to child pornography after an investigation by the attorney general’s office. 20 year old Christopher Carroll was taken into custody last week after authorities say he created multiple fake social media profiles in order to obtain nude images from minors. Authorities say the investigation of Carroll, who worked as a dispatcher, began in September of last year. Carroll was held in the Hardin County Detention Center on a 100 thousand dollar bond.
An event in remembrance of Martin Luther King Jr will take place in Radcliff today. The event is open to the public. More details can be found at wqxe.com