Around Knox

  • Fort Knox Monthly Retirement Ceremony

    The monthly post retirement ceremony will be Friday at 3 p.m. at Waybur Theater and hosted by the 84th Training Command commander, Maj. Gen. Scottie Carpenter, and his senior enlisted advisor, Command Sgt. Maj. Thomas Jennings. The public is invited to attend this event, which serves to honor the following retirees.


    FKCS looks for
    new board members

  • ‘Move Over’ campaign protects emergency responders and public safety, violaters can get jail, fine

    Every day on our roadways, emergency responders and public safety personnel put their lives at risk to protect the citizens of the Commonwealth. In an effort to protect those who protect us, the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety is joining the Kentucky State Police to promote the message: Move Over. It’s the Law.


    ASB change of command scheduled

  • JOBS FOR MILITARY FAMILY MEMBERS - Employment opportunities plentiful in, around Knox

    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. Current vacancies include but are not limited to:

  • IT’S THE LAW - Secure information effective weapon against ID theft

    Identity theft occurs when someone uses your personal information to commit fraud, theft, or some other crime. The identity thief may use such information as your name, Social Security number, or credit card number.

  • Joyner is new Van Voorhis principal

    Angelique Joyner will replace the current Van Voorhis Elementary School principal, Sharon McGourty Perkins, who has accepted a position at Antilles High School in Puerto Rico. Both schools are under the jurisdiction of the Department of Defense Education Activity and the Department of Defense Domestic Elementary and Secondary Schools.

  • HCS holds new student registration

    Hardin County Schools will hold new student registration at all schools today and Friday.

  • KEEPING THE FAITH - Forgiveness requires work, payment, commitment

    Being real, getting real and striving for authenticity seem to be popular themes within our culture in reference to ourselves and how we relate with others. How we respond to hurts, offenses, and wrongs done against us gets down to the real you, real quick. Forgiveness exposes ours heart. It lays to bare, before the world, showing our true colors. Real forgiveness, true forgiveness requires work, payment, and commitment.

  • School news - 7-23

    FKCS looks for new board members
    Fort Knox Community Schools
    The Fort Knox Community Schools system seeks three people to serve on the board of education. They will fill three vacancies on the five member board.
    The election will be held Aug. 21 for a term of two years.
    Board members serve at-large, representing all parents and legal guardians of students enrolled in the Fort Knox schools.
    The board advises the superintendent on matters ranging from curricular to extra-curricular and from programs to policies.
    From September through May, except December, the board members meet one day a month for a business meeting in a school or in the Crittenberger Central Staff offices building.
    To be elected as a member of the board, an individual must be a resident of Fort Knox, be 21 years old, have a high school diploma or equivalent, and be the parent or legal guardian of a child enrolled in the Fort Knox schools.
    School system employees may not serve as board members.
    Each candidate for school board membership must be nominated in writing by one other resident of post who is the parent or guardian of a student enrolled in the school system. Votes may be cast at the time of election for write in candidates who have not filed a nomination petition if the write-in candidates otherwise are qualified to serve in the positions sought.
    Download the school board application packet at www.am.dodea.edu/knox/FKCSCO/Pages/BoardofEducation.htm or telephone the superintendent’s secretary at 624-2345 extension 4104.
    The application deadline is 3 p.m. Aug. 6. Return the completed application to the superintendent’s secretary in the Crittenberger Building 4553, 281 Fayette Avenue, located adjacent to Patton Museum in Keyes Park.
    The school board election will be held Aug. 21 in the Fort Knox High School lobby, Building 7501, 266 Maine Street. Poll will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
    The electorate for each school board seat shall be composed of parents or legal guardians of students enrolled in the school system who officially reside on post. Each member of the electorate shall have one vote.
    The election shall be by secret ballot. All votes must be cast in person at the time and place of the election. The three candidates receiving the greatest number of votes shall be elected as school board members.