Mountain View Nursing and Rehabilitation Center will soon have a new administrator.

Hobbs is originally from Cincinnati but is married to woman from Harlan.

“My wife needed to move back to this area to help take care of her mother,” he said. “I’m very familiar with the area, my dad is from Corbin and his parents were from Hubbard Springs, Virgina, which is just right over the mountain.”

Hobbs got is first job at a nursing home in 1974 and has worked as an administrator in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana during his career.

“I’ve been an administrator since ‘93 and I was real happy to find something close to where I’m living right now,” he said.

Hobbs has been in the office for just over a week and will soon take over as the administrator

“I’m very glad to be here. It’s a good building with a lot of good people,” he said. “Hopefully I’ll be here for quite some time. I’d actually like to retire from here.”

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