http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Hardin County teachers experiment with flipped classroom approach http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/hardin-county-teachers-experiment-flipped-classroom-approach <img src="http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sites/www.thenewsenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/140916_flipped01.jpg" alt="Jamie Chenault, a fourth grade science teacher at Lakewood Elementary, assists Kyli Coogle, left,and Shiloh Dunaway with an assignment Tuesday. The students were ordering events then creating a timeline on the computer. Chenault uses a flipped classroom style so the students had already watched the lecture portion of the lesson through videos online." title="Jamie Chenault, a fourth grade science teacher at Lakewood Elementary, assists Kyli Coogle, left,and Shiloh Dunaway with an assignment Tuesday. The students were ordering events then creating a timeline on the computer. Chenault uses a flipped classroom style so the students had already watched the lecture portion of the lesson through videos online." align="left" hspace="6" width="75" height="85" /><p> Learning doesn&rsquo;t only occur within the walls of a classroom. Teachers from Lakewood Elementary and Central Hardin High schools are changing the traditional classroom style of instruction by using a flipped classroom approach.</p> All Pro Dad allows fathers, children to bond over breakfast http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/all-pro-dad-allows-fathers-children-bond-over-breakfast <p> Don Hobbs wants his love and appreciation for his children to spread among other fathers.</p> <p> On Friday morning before 7, Hobbs and his daughter Jessica, who is a sophomore at Central Hardin High School, worked together to set up his laptop and video presentation for a program called All Pro Dad in the East Hardin Middle School cafeteria.</p> Eight EIS alumni honored for success http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/eight-eis-alumni-honored-success <img src="http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sites/www.thenewsenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/920ehs1.jpg" alt="Dr. Ken Maffet dons his Class of 61 Elizabethtown High School jacket Saturday night as he accepts his Tradition of Excellence Alumni Award during a ceremony at Elizabethtown Country Club. " title="Dr. Ken Maffet dons his Class of 61 Elizabethtown High School jacket Saturday night as he accepts his Tradition of Excellence Alumni Award during a ceremony at Elizabethtown Country Club. " align="left" hspace="6" width="167" height="85" /><p> G. Scott Hubbard was given the nickname of &ldquo;rocket boy&rdquo; in the 1950s. He said he would launch backyard missiles and conduct explosive experiments in the basement.</p> <p> At the Elizabethtown Independent Schools Tradition of Excellence Alumni Award dinner on Saturday, Hubbard credited his father for his early interest in science and space.</p> Vine Grove water system overhaul nearly complete http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/vine-grove-water-system-overhaul-nearly-complete <img src="http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sites/www.thenewsenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/vg_water.jpg" alt="Vine Grove replaced fire hydrants like these as part of its $1.17 million water system overhaul. With most of the visible work already finished Mayor Blake Proffitt said the project is 90 to 95 percent complete, and should be completed before October’s end. Paid for by a Base Realignment and Closure grant, the project looks to be completed under budget and ahead of schedule, Proffitt said." title="Vine Grove replaced fire hydrants like these as part of its $1.17 million water system overhaul. With most of the visible work already finished Mayor Blake Proffitt said the project is 90 to 95 percent complete, and should be completed before October’s end. Paid for by a Base Realignment and Closure grant, the project looks to be completed under budget and ahead of schedule, Proffitt said." align="left" hspace="6" width="122" height="85" /><p> Vine Grove&rsquo;s water line revamp is nearly complete, and residents could tap into the benefits by October&rsquo;s end.</p> <p> &ldquo;We&rsquo;re probably between 90 and 95 percent complete,&rdquo; said Vine Grove Mayor Blake Proffitt of the $1.17 million project being paid for by a Base Realignment and Closure grant.</p> Governor’s assistant challenges Freedom Fund audience http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/governor%E2%80%99s-assistant-challenges-freedom-fund-audience <img src="http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sites/www.thenewsenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/elridge_colmon.jpg" alt="Colmon Elridge" title="Colmon Elridge" align="left" hspace="6" width="49" height="85" /><p> <span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 20.4000015258789px;">Colmon Elridge III, a fast-rising 32-year-old aide to Gov. Steve Beshear, credits much of his success to the struggles of his grandmother.</span></p> A cappella group director finds new arrangement in life http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/cappella-group-director-finds-new-arrangement-life <img src="http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sites/www.thenewsenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/922mmdale1.jpg" alt="Kentucky Vocal Union members Erek Gillespie, left, James Pennington, Dan Sauls and Aaron Dale act up as they practice a song in a dressing room backstage before a performance at the Historic State Theater Complex." title="Kentucky Vocal Union members Erek Gillespie, left, James Pennington, Dan Sauls and Aaron Dale act up as they practice a song in a dressing room backstage before a performance at the Historic State Theater Complex." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> Since 2006 when he co-founded the a cappella ensemble Kentucky Vocal Union, Aaron Dale has served as the group&rsquo;s only musical director.</p> Child advocates honor state representative http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/child-advocates-honor-state-representative <img src="http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sites/www.thenewsenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/rep_lee_and_jill.jpg" alt="Jill Seyfred, executive director of Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky, presents the Mary Ellen Award to state Rep. Jimmie Lee for his efforts in the legislature on behalf of children." title="Jill Seyfred, executive director of Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky, presents the Mary Ellen Award to state Rep. Jimmie Lee for his efforts in the legislature on behalf of children." align="left" hspace="6" width="89" height="85" /><p> The News-Enterprise</p> <p> State Rep. Jimmie Lee was presented with an award for outstanding legislative work by Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky during the 18th annual Kids Are Worth It! Conference earlier this month.</p> Guthrie to host town hall Monday http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/guthrie-host-town-hall-monday <p> U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie, R-Bowling Green, will continue his series of town hall meetings Monday at the Hardin County Extension Service in Elizabethtown.</p> <p> Guthrie, who is seeking re-election, plans to offer an update on issues in Washington and take questions from attendees.</p>