Hardin County once again is among the healthiest counties in the state.
The third annual County Health Rankings issued Tuesday by The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute placed Hardin County 15th out of 120 counties in Kentucky — falling from the 14 spot last year.
Meade County saw improvements this year, jumping from 16 to 13 in the rankings. LaRue County surged from 32 to 26.
Oldham County finished first while Owsley County was named the unhealthiest county in the state.