Leadership change at Stone County Medical Center

MOUNTAIN VIEW, AR (KAIT) - Stone County Medical Center's Chief Operating Officer, Karen Craft, will step down Friday, February 20, to be replaced by Renie Taylor.

"Stone County Medical Center would not be what it is today if not for the guidance of Karen Craft," said Gary L. Bebow, WRHS Administrator/CEO. "I appreciate Karen's steadfast determination to provide this community with not only a source for quality healthcare but also a stable source of employment for this region."

Bebow also announced that Renie Taylor will replace Craft as the medical center's Administrator/COO. Born and raised in south Arkansas, Taylor as an Associates and Bachelor's degree, with extensive experience in healthcare management.

"I'm honored to work with a very dedicated team at Stone County Medical Center. The Stone County area has been a very special place for my family for many years. I feel very fortunate to be able to serve the local community through SCMC," says Taylor.