Trover Health System

Coal counties receive a portion of coal severance revenue but several county officials say they aren’t getting enough. Webster County Judge Executive Jim Townsend says the state takes too much of the severance money to fund projects that are not in western or eastern Kentucky.

“I understand you’ve got to make your books balance and that but it doesn’t need to be taken away from the counties that are producing the coal,” he says.

Trover Health System Joins Baptist Health

Nov 1, 2012

Trover Health System is now Baptist Health Madisonville. The name change is official Thursday as the healthcare provider joins the Louisville-based family of hospitals. Baptist Health Vice President of Planning and Development Andy Sears says it means the network now owns eight hospitals.