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  • Nurse Corps celebrates 114 years
  • Cadets focus on Leader Development training

    By RACHAEL TOLLIVER

    Editor

    About 600 senior ROTC cadets from Cadet Command’s 7th Brigade participated in a Cadet Leader Development Exercise Feb. 6-8 at Fort Knox. The training, which was only for those cadets who will graduate in a matter of months, was designed to test what they have learned in critical thinking, problem solving capabilities and leadership.

  • StageOne holding Drama Works camp

    By HANNAH WEMITT

    Stage One Family Theatre

    In partnership with Lincoln Performing Arts Elementary School, StageOne Family Theatre will be offering their trademark DramaWorks Spring Break Camp for students from kindergarten through fifth grade.

  • MOAA sponsoring scholarship for students

    By DICK ARDISSON

    Military Officers Association of America

    For the 20th consecutive year, the Fort Knox Area Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America is sponsoring scholarships for graduating seniors attending a high school or home school program in the Fort Knox area (Fort Knox, Hardin County, Meade County, LaRue County, Elizabethtown Independent, FAITH Home School and North Hardin Christian School).

  • WinnCompanies offering scholarship to residents

    By SHARON VANDERHOOF

    Knox Hills Marketing & Communications Manager

    WinnCompanies, the firm providing the property management and maintenance services at Knox Hills, is celebrating more than four decades in business by offering a scholarship opportunity to residents.

  • Submission deadline approaching for UofL Military Spouse Graduate fellowships

    University of Louisville

    The University of Louisville awarded the first Military Spouse Graduate Assistant Fellowships in fall 2012 and fall 2013 and with the success of the program, the university will award a third fellowship in August.

    The deadline for submissions is March 1, and awards will be made by April 15. See details below for this opportunity for military spouses to achieve their goal of obtaining a master’s degree.

  • FORT KNOX COMMUNITY SCHOOLS

    FKCS BOE meeting Wednesday

    By JERRY LEITZELL

    Fort Knox Community Schools

    The Fort Knox Community Schools Board of Education will meet Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. in Macdonald Elementary School.

    Proposed 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. Macdonald is located in Bldg. 7729, 128 McCracken St.

  • KY angel investors earn tax credits

    Kentucky Governor’s Communication Office

    Kentucky investors and small businesses are already reaping the benefits of the Kentucky Angel Investment Tax Credit.

    In the program’s first month, 40 angel investors—people who provide capital for startup companies—announced plans to invest more than $2.8 million in 12 Kentucky businesses. As a result, the investors will be eligible for $1.1 million in angel investment tax credits—more than a third of the state’s allotted angel tax credits for 2015.

  • Developing character leads to life of integrity

    By CHAPLAIN (CAPT.) MATTHEW OLIVER

    Brigade Chaplain

    Medical Recruiting Brigade

    Blessed are those whose way is blameless, who walk in the law of the LORD! Blessed are those who keep his testimonies, who seek him with their whole heart,

    (Psalm 119:1-2 ESV).

  • Gross income determines who files tax returns

    By CAPT. STEPHEN ESPOSITO

    Fort Knox Tax Center

    Although most working or retired people should file a tax return, not everyone is required to do so. This article will cover the requirements for who must file a tax return and outline some situations where you should file a tax return even if you are not required.