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Fort Campbell’s 716th Military Police Battalion assists with outreach program

 

101st Airborne Division (AA) Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs 

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Fort Campbell, KY – Throughout the month of March, the 716th Military Police Battalion, 16th Military Police Brigade, teamed up with cadets from the Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) and the criminal justice students from Northeast High School (NEHS) as part of the 101st Airborne Division’s (Air Assault) community outreach program.

The 716th Military Police Battalion strives to maintain an active relationship with local schools to include Northeast High School (NEHS), West Creek Middle School, Austin Peay State University (APSU), all in Clarksville, Tennessee, in addition to Marshall Elementary School on Fort Campbell and Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

Spc. Kyle Stouffer, a medic from the 551st Military Police Company, 716th Military Police Battalion, captivates students at Marshall Elementary School (MES) for “Read Across America.” MES is an official partner school for the 716th MP BN on the installation. (101st Airborne Division (AA) Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

Spc. Kyle Stouffer, a medic from the 551st Military Police Company, 716th Military Police Battalion, captivates students at Marshall Elementary School (MES) for “Read Across America.” MES is an official partner school for the 716th MP BN on the installation. (101st Airborne Division (AA) Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

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“SEUSSICAL: The Musical” brings Dr. Seuss Favorites to life at the Roxy Regional Theatre, March 17th – April 8th

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Children across the nation recently celebrated the birthday of Dr. Seuss with Read Across America Day. The Roxy Regional Theatre continues the celebration in Historic Downtown Clarksville with the staging of “SEUSSICAL: The Musical”, opening this Friday, March 17th, and continuing through April 8th.

Kendall Adaire Payne stars as The Cat in the Hat in this musical extravaganza that is sure to entertain the entire family.
 
“The Cat in the Hat is the narrative host who guides the audience through the show,” Payne said. “He pops up here and there and pretty much everywhere, usually out of nowhere, with comedic blurbs.”

The Roxy Regional Theatre presents "SEUSSICAL: The Musical", March 17th - April 8th.

The Roxy Regional Theatre presents “SEUSSICAL: The Musical”, March 17th – April 8th.

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101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade 716th MP Soldiers, Marshall Elementary celebrate NEA’s Read Across America Day

 

Written by Sgt. Neysa Canfield
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

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Fort Campbell, KY – Soldiers from the 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., and their Adopt-A-School partner, Marshall Elementary School, celebrated Read Across America Day March 2nd, here.

Every year, schools, libraries and community centers across America participate in the National Education Association’s Read Across America Day.

Pfc. Elise M. Fuentes, a military police with 218th Military Police Company, 716th MP Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., shows first grade students the illustrations in a book, March 2, 2017, during Read Across America Day at Marshall Elementary School on Fort Campbell, Kentucky. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield/101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

Pfc. Elise M. Fuentes, a military police with 218th Military Police Company, 716th MP Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., shows first grade students the illustrations in a book, March 2, 2017, during Read Across America Day at Marshall Elementary School on Fort Campbell, Kentucky. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield/101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

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Montgomery County Sheriff Deputies visit County Classrooms for Read Across America

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's OfficeClarksville, TN – For Read Across America Week deputies with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office visited classrooms across the county to read their favorite books to preschool and elementary school children.

Deputies visited to Woodlawn Elementary School, Montgomery Central Elementary School, Ringgold Elementary School, Minglewood Elementary School, Barksdale Elementary School, and Oakland Elementary School and Giving Tree Daycare.

Deputies with the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office, for Read Across America Week, read books at classrooms across the county.

Deputies with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, for Read Across America Week, read books at classrooms across the county.

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Governors continue to be good neighbor in Clarksville community

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – For student-athletes in college it’s more than just about the sports that they play and classes they attend, it’s about learning to giving back to the community and citizenship.

Austin Peay State University’s Athletic Department and its student-athletes continue to show that they live up to that standard and be a good neighbor and supporter of the Clarksville community.

Austin Peay athletic department and its student-athletes are a positive and contributing part of the Clarksville community. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay athletic department and its student-athletes are a positive and contributing part of the Clarksville community. (APSU Sports Information)

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A legislative report from State Representative Joe Pitts

 

NASHVILLE – In an effort to help you keep more informed about issues important to you, State Representative Joe Pitts will be issuing a series of reports over the next several months. If you have questions or need additional information about any of the issues discussed in these reports, please let him know. This report is on education in Tennessee.

Rep. Joe Pitts (D) House, District 67

Rep. Joe Pitts (D) House, District 67

In a difficult economy, many state governments have turned to cutting education funds in order to make up the difference in revenue shortfalls. In Tennessee, we recognize that a child’s ability to receive a quality education is potentially the most important event in their lives and that opportunity must be protected, even in difficult financial times.

This year, the General Assembly passed the budget keeping the Pre-K funds in place on a recurring basis, instead of the risky ruse of using lottery reserves for this necessary program. The state is required to continue paying for the program in future years and not be subject to cuts based on limited resources. Also included in our budget was funding for scholarships for our National Guard veterans. «Read the rest of this article»

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