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Around Knox

  • Oak Park Center opens

    By CATRINA FRANCIS
    Gold Standard Senior Staff Writer
    catrina.s.francis2.civ@mail.mil
    Tuesday marked the second time in two years that Knox Hills cut the ribbon and opened a center when the ribbon was cut to the Oak Park Resident Community Center.
    Peter Ross, the Knox Hills project director, said the community center represents the best of the privatization partnership between Lend Lease Communities and the Army.

  • Future farmers visit Knox

    By CATRINA FRANCIS
    Gold Standard Senior Staff Writer
    catrina.s.francis2.civ@mail.mil
    Having the Army partner with the Future Farmers of America students appears to be an unlikely pairing, but the two share similar ideologies. Both organizations develop interpersonal skills in teamwork, human relations and social interaction, build character and patriotism.
    On Friday students from Ohio took time out from attending their national convention in Louisville to tour Fort Knox.

  • Resiliency apparent even on wheels

    By KRISTEN SCHABERT
    Fort Knox MEDDAC PAO
    In honor of Warrior Care Month in November, the Fort Knox Warrior Transition Battalion invited guest speaker, former Sgt. Bryan Anderson, a triple-amputee, to conduct resiliency training Friday at Waybur Theater.

  • Campbell High School wins Raider

    By RACHAEL TOLLIVER
    U.S. Army Cadet Command
    Had he not stopped to help a competitor who fell and broke his leg, Junior ROTC Cadet Manuel Angel, from West Creek High School, Clarksville, Tenn., probably would have won the male Ultimate Raider in the 2013 National Raider Championships. But even with that act of selfless service he ended up placing fourth overall.

  • Around Knox

    Memorial Service Wednesday
    3rd ESC Public Affairs
    A memorial service for Command Sgt. Maj. Karl A. Roberts, Sr., former senior enlisted advisor of the 3rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), is scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday at Prichard Chapel. Roberts passed away Oct. 21 of natural causes while on leave at his residence in Georgia.
    Construction affects Wilson Gate
    DPW

  • Arlington headstones reach graves sooner

    By DAVID VERGUN
    ARNEWS
    Over the past two years, the time it takes to place a headstone at Arlington National Cemetery, Va., has been reduced from as many as 180 days to an average of just 45 days, said the executive director of the Army National Cemeteries Program.
    Patrick Hallinan, along with Glenn Powers, deputy under secretary for Field Programs, National Cemetery Administra-tion, testified Oct. 30, at a hearing before the House Veterans Affairs Committee, subcommittee on disability assistance and memorial affairs.

  • Fort Knox Community Schools

    High school announces
    honor roll
    Fort Knox High School Honor Roll Quarter 1.
    Seniors
    All As: Robert Bell, Haven Noble, William Ostlund, Chelsea Pfeiffer, Christopher Postel, Christina Rice, Richard Thackrey and Sabrina Wicker.

  • Citizen tips lead to 479 drug arrests

    Kentucky State Police
    KSP initiated ‘Operation Black Friday’ Friday utilizing every available sworn unit within the agency to arrest 479 individuals in what is the largest one-day drug round-up in agency history. All KSP Posts, the KSP Drug Enforcement Special Investigations Branch, Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division, along with assistance from local law enforcement, ATF, DEA and U.S. Marshalls Service began arresting individuals before daybreak.

  • Knox PCF closes

    By CAPT. CORETTA CAMPBELL
    PCF Commander

  • Faithful should go above, beyond duty

    By CHAPLAIN (CAPT.) BERNARDINO YEBRA
    Garrison Chaplain
    “When you have done all you have been commanded, say, ‘We are unprofitable servants; we have done what we were obliged to do.’” (Luke 17:10 NAB).