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News briefs, March 18

Correction

The obituary for Helen Yankey Colvin was incorrectly published twice on page A3 of the Friday, March 17, issue of The Advocate-Messenger. The first obituary appeared with the correct photo; the second obituary appeared with an incorrect photo.

SHIP looking for volunteers 

Do you hear your family, friends or neighbors say they can’t afford their Medicare, medication or medical bills? Do you feel the need to help or wish you knew who could? Legal Aid of the Bluegrass’s SHIP (Senior Health Insurance Assistance) Program is the answer. SHIP has knowledgeable, caring staff and volunteers that can train you to resolve Medicare issues for the elderly and vulnerable in your community. Call Keisha Lewis, SHIP volunteer coordinator, to learn more about how you can volunteer and make a real difference for the people in your community,  (859) 233-4556, ext. 2237