News briefs for March 15, 2018

Published 7:00 am Thursday, March 15, 2018

Democratic candidates meet and greet
The Boyle County Democratic Executive Committee and Boyle County Democratic Women’s club will hold a meet-and-greet 9-11 a.m. March 24 in the community room of Inter-County Energy, 1009 Hustonville Road in Danville. The event is open to all Democrats who will be on the ballot this year, and all interested Democrats are invited to attend and hear from them. Coffee, donuts and other refreshments will be provided. For more information, call Mary Conley at (859) 516-5475.
Medicare provides free screenings
Medicare pays for many preventive services to keep you well. Preventive services can help you find health problems early, when issues are best treated, and can prevent you from getting certain illnesses. Medicare preventive services include screenings, lab tests, exams and shots.
The month of March has been designated “Diabetes Awareness Month.” Those with Medicare are eligible to receive free diabetes screenings if you are at risk. Additionally, those with diabetes can be approved for training to manage their condition and prevent complications. Learn more about Medicare preventive services, and see if services are covered by visiting
For a free benefits checkup, call the Benefits Enrollment Center at (866)  516-3051 or visit .
Boyle County Board of Education– 7 p.m. tonight (Thursday, March 15) at Boyle County High School Library. Agenda includes: Notice of field trips, personnel actions, fuel quotes, approval board meetings, reports, board action items.
Lincoln County Retired Teachers— 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 20 at the Linconl County Public Library. Event will include potluck, updates on pension plan and any action to help the cause, and honoring the volunteer of the year.
Boyle County Republicans— 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mallard’s Restaurant, 1001 Ben Ali Drive. Program will be “How to Impact Your Legislators”  by Americans for Prosperity.
Boyle County Genealogical and Historical Society, Inc – 6:30 p.m. March 19 at Boyle County Public Library. Speaker will be Phyllis Brown, who runs the website Kentucky Kindred Genealogy She will have a PowerPoint presentation, and will discuss her website and what types of materials are located there.  Many of the records are of the Boyle County area, including neighboring counties.

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