News briefs, Nov. 15

Published 8:42 am Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Open enrollment for health insurance

Open enrollment for health insurance through runs November 1 through December 15. If you do not have coverage through today but think you may qualify—this is your chance to enroll. Go to to find out! Act now to ensure you have insurance coverage by January 1.  Visit or call your local assistor: for Lincoln and Boyle counties, Linda East (859) 339-2308; for Garrard and Jessamine counties, call Michelle Ballew at (502) 682-0944; for Mercer County you may call Kim Velasco at (502) 682-0512 or Agatha Henry at (502) 682-3721.


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Casey County Hospital District Board of Trustees – 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16 in the board room in the Administration Building. Following the district meeting there will be a  meeting of the Casey County Public Hospital District Corporation.

John W. Bate Middle School SBDM – 5 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 15 at JWBMS Library.

Farmers bank to host Business After Hours

Farmers National Bank will host the Danville-Boyle County Chamber of Commerce November Business After Hours from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16 at its new branch located at 100 Garland Street in Danville.

DHS Forensics team selling Poinsettias as a fundraiser

The Danville High School Forensics poinsettia sale is now underway offering five varieties this year of red, white, pink, red and white, and marble (white and pink) and are $12 each. Plants will arrive at DHS on Wednesday, Dec. 6. You can pick them up in Gravely Hall from 12 to 6 pm. on that day, or if you are a non-Danville resident, they can be delivered to your home that week. To place an order contact any DHS Forensics Team member or Coach Steve Meadows, at 203 East Lexington Ave., or call (859) 238-1308.  

Thanksgiving feast to be served

The annual free Community Thanksgiving Feast will be on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 23 at Lexington Avenue Baptist Church. The meal will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and includes turkey and all the traditional sides. To request a meal to be delivered, you may call the church at (859) 236-3565