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  • 84th Training Command controls CSTX
  • AROUND KNOX

    Spring forward Sunday
    Fort Knox PAO
    Don’t forget to move your clocks ahead one hour before you go to sleep Saturday.

    Gold Rush Saturday Fort Knox PAO

  • Military Youth of the Year
  • FORT KNOX COMMUNITY SCHOOLS

    Dress code focus for school board
    By JERRY LEITZELL
    Fort Knox Community Schools
    The Fort Knox Community Schools Board of Education is scheduled to meet March 18 at 1:30 p.m. in Van Voorhis Elementary School.
    Carried-over meeting agenda items include a dress code presentation, which was deferred from the Jan. 21 board meeting, and a report on school events of interest.
    The board meeting is open to the community, and public participation is encouraged.  Van Voorhis School is located in Bldg. 5550, 120 Folger St.

  • Devers teen center hosts open house, free food, raffle

    By EDDIE RAGLAND
    DMST Director
    Devers Middle School and Teen Center invites the Fort Knox Community to celebrate its open house, Saturday from 5-7 p.m., as it showcases the renovations and upgrades made recently to the facility located at 5543 Chaffee Ave.  
    In addition to renovating the XZIBIT with a new sound and lighting system, the multipurpose room with state-of-the-art craft tables and the deep sanding and repainting of the gym floor, Devers now has a new room dedicated to high school teens only.  

  • AFCEA to offer scholarships for STEM discipline majors

    By ANGELA ALEXANDER MENDOZA
    AFCEA
    High School seniors are highly encouraged to apply now for the Lift Off scholarship provided by the Armed Forces Communica-tions and Electronics Association Fort Knox Gold Vault Chapter. In the past four years, the Gold Vault chapter has awarded more than $45,000 in scholarships to deserving students in the Fort Knox and surrounding communities. We are planning a great year in 2015 and will award one or more $1,000 scholarships to high school students who plan to major in a STEM discipline.

  • ECTC bi-term registration still open

    By MARY JO KING
    ECTC
    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College students who would like to take an additional class or two, or even new students not currently enrolled in classes, can still register for bi-term classes at ECTC. Bi-term classes last for just eight weeks, as compared to 16-weeks for full semester classes, and students earn full credit.  
    The second bi-term at ECTC starts March 9 and students still have time to enroll.  Financial aid may still be available to eligible students.

  • Gold Vault AFCEA Chapter earns awards

    By ANGELA ALEXANDER MENDOZA
    AFCEA

  • Tax credits can reduce tax owed

    By CAPT. STEPHEN ESPOSITO
    Fort Knox Tax Center

  • KYNG Soldier’s family history dates to Civil War

    By STAFF SGT. SCOTT RAYMOND
    Kentucky National Guard Public Affairs
    Lt. Col. John Blackburn has worn an Army uniform for 24 years. The Frankfort-native joined the Kentucky Guard in 1994, serving multiple tours overseas. Achieving the rank of lieutenant colonel in 2014 is but another accomplishment in his military career.
    Joining the military was the result of a childhood fascination, Blackburn said, but a decision that is rooted in the history of Kentucky and those who have helped shape it.