A regional healthcare provider recently celebrated a significant milestone. Flaget Memorial Hospital recently celebrated their 70th anniversary in the Bardstown community. The hospital, which began all the way back in 1951, was established by the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth as the region’s first hospital. The hospital has grown since starting out with 9 doctors and a dentist, now boasting more than 300 employees. Another community based hospital, the former Hardin Memorial Hospital, now Baptist Health Hardin, will celebrate their 67th anniversary next month.