News and Announcements

Power to Exhale

Join Charla Young, Power to Exhale and Passport Health Plan for one of the Biggest Empowerment Tours to hit the state of Kentucky!
*Vendor Marketplace
*Health Screenings
*Zumba Classes
*Family Resources
*Clothes Closet
*Free Chair Massages
*Job Seeking Support
*Canned Food Drive
*Healthy Cooking Stations
It's FREE and powerful and for your entire family!

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Bring the whole family to the 2nd Annual Chainsaw Carving Competition & Auction to benefit Broadbent Sanctuary.
At the Historic Doe Run Inn
Brandenburg, Kentucky
Thursday, Friday & Saturday, October 5, 6, & 7
Carving every day 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Live music after the auction!

Some of the country’s best carvers will be creating amazing pieces of art right before your eyes! This year’s event will include an Art & Craft Show, food trucks, dueling carvers, and carvings for sale all weekend. Meet our Animal Ambassadors - Twitter the Barn owl, Athena the Eurasian eagle owl, Gizmo the Great-horned owl, and more! Admission is free but donations are greatly appreciated. We hope to see you there!
For more information visit www.BroadbentWildlife.org under Events or www.Facebook.com/broadbentwildlife. For help with injured wildlife, contact: (270) 547-4200. For questions about this event, contact diane_broadbent@bellsouth.net.

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Oktoberfest on Fort Knox

Celebrate Oktoberfest with the Fort Knox Community
Open to the public!
Kids zone with inflatables
Food & Beer
Live music provided by Schnickelfritz Band and Tony and the Tan Lines.
Corn Hole tournament at 6:00 p.m.
5k Volksmarch starting at 6:00 p.m. at Brooks field; please show up at least 15 minutes before the race is scheduled to start to check in.
Volksmarch is free and t-shirts will be available for purchase on race day.
For more information call (502) 624-5875 or (502) 624-2628.

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Cinnful Saturdays at Boundary Oak

Cinnful Saturday is from 7 to 11 p.m. at Boundary Oak Distillery in Radcliff.
Deez Butts BBQ will be there with their delicious barbecue and there will be signature cocktails.
Free entry, live music, family-friendly event with activities for the kids.
For more information call Boundary Oak Distillery at 270-351-2013.

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Bluegrass Music Festival

September 21-23 at Optimist Park, 301 Knox Avenue,Vine Grove, Kentucky.
For information on tickets and acts either go to the website at www.vinegrovebluegrass.com or call 270-877-5636.
Rain or shine, bring lawn chairs (no high back chairs). Arm bands will be enforced. No drugs or alcohol. No pets allowed in concert area. Large tent and food vendors on site.

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Whiskey Wednesdays at Boundary Oak

Every Wednesday is Whiskey Wednesday at Boundary Oak Distillery in Radcliff from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Enjoy live music, various food trucks and signature cocktails. For more information call 270-351-2013.

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Fort Knox Access Pass

For Immediate Release
Installation Access Made More Convenient for Frequent non-DOD-affiliated Fort Knox DFMWR Patrons
Fort Knox, Kentucky (April 4, 2017) – Those regularly using Fort Knox Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (DFMWR) leisure and wellbeing programs/services but who do not have a Department of Defense identification card now have an option for more convenient access onto the military installation.
Patrons may obtain a one-year installation entry card via three basic steps:
1.Fill out sections 1-3 of the extended pass request form, which can be found at the main desk of DFMWR facilities as well as at DFMWR headquarters (1681 Bullion Boulevard, Bldg. 4248).
2.Present the form to the DFMWR on-site manager for review and signature (during regular business hours).
3.Go to the Visitor Center (located in front of the Chaffee (main) Gate) and provide the completed form to the security officer at the window. Once vetted, a one-year installation entry card will be provided.
NOTE 1: Anyone requesting an installation entry pass must present their state-issued driver’s license or identification card to the Visitor Center security officer. Residents of non-REAL ID Act-compliant states must also present an additional form of valid ID. Visit http://www.knox.army.mil/Garrison/des/psd/realid.aspx for details.
As with a DOD ID or paper pass, patrons simply scan their card using the automated installation entry pedestals at any of Fort Knox’s three primary gates prior to being granted installation access.
This offering aims to provide DFMWR customers more streamlined access to DFMWR facilities by reducing the number of stops to the Visitor Center and providing a smaller, more durable pass. Upon the card’s expiration, patrons follow the aforementioned three steps to obtain another one-year pass.
For more information, visit knox.armymwr.com.
NOTE 2: Each person inside a vehicle over the age of 16 must have either a valid DOD ID card or a current installation entry pass.


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Tioga Fall OPEN!

The rerouting of Tioga Falls is complete and the trails are reopened. There are new signs up to guide visitors along the new path, which will now include a portion of Railroad Trestle Road.Please follow the new signs and stay on the authorized trail and off the falls. The game wardens are writing citations to those who disregard the signs.

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REAL ID Act Implementation

The extension currently runs through June 5, 2017. Non-military affiliated residents of non-compliant states will still be required to present another acceptable form of supplemental documentation in order to gain access to Fort Knox and other military installations. The Act establishes minimum security standards for state-issued driver's licenses and identification cards. By law, federal agencies, including Fort Knox, will not accept for official purposes driver's licenses and state ID cards from Kentucky and other non-compliant states.
A valid military ID may still be used as a primary credential to enter Fort Knox. Additionally, no further action will be required for visitors who have already obtained installation entry passes until their passes have expired.
The Act requires residents of non-compliant states to present one of the following forms of supplemental documentation in order to gain access to Fort Knox
(Documentation must be presented at the Visitor Center located at the Chaffee(main)Gate):
*United States passport or United States passport card
*PIV-I Card (personnel identification verification-interoperable) issued by the
federal government
*U.S. military ID (All members of the U.S. Armed Forces, including retirees and
dependent ID card holders and veterans
*Veteran health identification card issued by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
*DHS "trusted traveler" cards (Global Entry, NEXUS, SENTRI, FAST)
*License To Carry/Carry Concealed Deadly Weapon permit containing a photograph
*Transportation worker identification card
*U.S. Coast Guard Merchant Mariner card
*Driver's license issued by the U.S. Department of State
*Border crossing card
*U.S. Certificate of Naturalization or Certificate of Citizenship (Form-550)
*Permanent resident card/alien registration receipt card (Form I-551)
*Foreign passport with a temporary (I-551) stamp or temporary (I-551) printed notation on a machine readable immigrant visa
*U.S. refugee travel document to other travel document of evidence of immigration status issued by the DHS containing a photograph (permit to re-enter form I-327 and
Refugee Travel Document Form I-571)
*Employment authorization document that contains a photograph issued by the DHS (Form I-766) - in case of nonimmigrant alien authorized to work for a specific employer incident to status, a foreign passport with Form I-94 or Form I-94A bearing same name as passport and containing an endorsement of the alien's non-immigrant status, as long as the endorsement has not expired and proposed employment is not in
conflict with restrictions or limitations identified on the form.
*Identification card issued by federal, state, or local government agencies provided it contains a photograph and biographic information such as name, date of birth, gender, height, eye color and address.
*U.S. military or draft record (Certified copy of DD Form 214)
*Native American tribal document
*Foreign government issued passport with current arrival-departure records (INS Form 94) bearing names as the same name as the passport and containing an
endorsement of an aliens non-immigrant status, it that status authorizes the alien to
work for the employer
*Select university, library, or school cards containing a photograph, name and expiration date
*Non-government photo identification with a person's name and address
*Birth certificate or document with a person's full name and address
*Utility bill or other documentation showing a person's name and address
*Vehicle registration with name and address

Visitors from non-compliant states who cannot provide supplemental documentation must be escorted by a Department of Defense-credential person at all times while on the installation.

Once Kentucky achieves REAL ID Act compliance or receives an extension, the need for supplemental documentation for Kentucky residents will no longer be a requirement.

For additional information, visit

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