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Around Knox

  • Employment opportunities in, around Knox

    ACS Employment Readiness Program

    The Army Community Service Employment Readiness Program provides employment information and other supportive services primarily to Family members who are relocating as a result of a military or civilian sponsor’s permanent change of station. Other categories of personnel who are eligible for services are nontransitioning military personnel, retirees and their spouses.

  • New norm at gates Oct. 1

    By RYAN BRUS

    Fort Knox PAO

  • Wearing earbuds, headphones prohibited when walking, jogging on Fort Knox

    By CATRINA FRANCIS

    Gold Standard Senior Staff Writer

    catrina.s.francis2.civ@mail.mil

    Running and walking are beneficial to one’s health. But, running or walking with earbuds can be dangerous and is against Army Regulation and Fort Knox policy.

    A recent study found that injuries among pedestrians wearing headphones tripled between 2004 and 2011, with most accidents occurring in urban areas, according to nymag.com.

  • 19th Engineer Battalion changes leadership

    By CATRINA FRANCIS

    Gold Standard Senior Staff Writer

    catrina.s.francis2.civ@mail.mil

    Friday marked another change for the 19th Engineer Battalion when Lt. Col. John Lloyd, the battalion commander, relinquished command to Lt. Col. James Handura. Battalion Command Sgt. Maj. Ethan Dunbar also changed responsibility to Command Sgt. Maj. Patrickson Toussaint.

  • AROUND KNOX

    Public invited to Patriot Day event

    Fort Knox PAO

    Fort Knox will pay tribute to the first responders, service members and civilians who lost their lives in terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001 during a Patriot Day Ceremony at 8:15 a.m. today at Fort Knox’s Fire Station No. 1.

  • Vehicle accidents claim lives of two Soldiers

    U.S. Army Combat Readiness Safety Center

  • 3-1 Soldiers mentor, share Army stories with JROTC cadets

    By 1ST LT. AUSTIN MANINI

    201st Brigade Support Battalion

    The heat index was more than 100 degrees Sept. 4, but the high temperatures failed to compare to the intensity of competition at this year’s Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps Raider Cup Challenge in which four local high schools competed for first place.

  • Various aid available to attend college

    Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority

    High school seniors and their parents beginning the college financial aid process will find there are many types of aid available. This list from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority provides short descriptions of the most common types.

    * Conversion scholarship/loan. This type of financial aid requires recipients to provide certain services or pay back the funds with interest.

    An example would be the KHEAA Teacher Scholarship.

  • FORT KNOX COMMUNITY SCHOOLS

    FKCS board 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 the all purpose room at Crittenberger, Bldg. 4553, 281 Fayette Ave., in Keyes Park.

    Parents elected to the board Aug. 15 will take the oath of office. They are Michael Aloisi, Eric Rasmussen, Robert “Jason” Smith and James Stephenson. All four have children enrolled in the Fort Knox schools.

  • Registration still open for ECTC’s fall term

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College

    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 fall classes at ECTC.