RANKIN - Rankin is starting construction on a new hospital.
They broke ground last week.
The new 34,000 square foot building will provide 15 in-patient beds, a lab, imaging, physical therapy, dietary and emergency department services.
A new clinic and pharmacy will also be connected to the hospital, along with a new wellness center.
Other features include an RV parking area for out-of-town families.
The project is expected to be completed early next year.