News briefs, March 9

Published 10:42 am Friday, March 9, 2018

Understanding Your Needs: Insurance 101

Life is full of the unexpected, but insurance can help you somewhat prepare for those unplanned events. Understanding your insurance needs can seem overwhelming. Informing yourself is the first step. Join us on Thursday, March 29 at the Boyle County Extension Office for “Understanding Your Needs: Insurance 101.” This seminar will cover the basics of home, auto, health, and life insurance with information from the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. Guest speaker, Robert L. McClelland, JD; LLM; CELA, Elder Law Lexington, McClelland & Associates, PLLC; will discuss planning for later life including long term care insurance. There will also be information from the Attorney General’s Office and the Office of Senior Protection and Mediation provided. Registration begins at 9 a.m. and the program begins at 9:30 a.m. This program is FREE. Call 236-4484 to sign up.


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Boyle and Mercer County Joint Jail Committee – 1:30 p.m., Friday, March 9, Boyle County Fiscal Court Room. Agenda includes: Shepherd’s House IOP and Brandstetter Carroll update; jailer’s report; present Joint Jail budget; Kellwell Food Service contract renewal; February financial statement; February claims paid; next date for Joint Jail meeting.