Starbuck Times


    | Published on October 16, 2019 at 9:14am CDT

    The annual Starbuck Fire Department Pork Chop Dinner was on Saturday, Oct. 12. The dinner drew a good crowd, with 252 community members served  during the dinner. The pork chop dinner is a fundraiser for the Starbuck Fire Department.

  • Some pitfalls of Medicare Advantage plans explained

    | Published on October 16, 2019 at 9:13am CDT

    By Lita Epstein Medicare Advantage, also referred to as Medicare Part C, plans may sound enticing. As one plan, it combines Medicare Parts A and B benefits and may cover prescription (D) and other benefits. Many offer $0 premiums, but the devil is in the details. You will find that most have unexpected out-of-pocket expenses… Read More

  • Medicare decisions started Tuesday

    | Published on October 16, 2019 at 9:12am CDT

    Residents eligible for Medicare have already been inundated with marketing and advertising about Medicare Advantage plans. That’s because the open enrollment period for Medicare for seniors begins tomorrow (Tuesday) Oct. 15 and runs through December 7. The marketing effort pushing the Medicare Advantage plans show the plans are adding some benefits not typically covered by Medicare. But, those… Read More