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Our guide to celebrating the holidays in Kentuckiana

Our guide to celebrating the holidays in Kentuckiana

Samuel Murphy, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2017


Filed under Kentuckiana

The lights and decorations are being hung with care, the sounds of seasonal music is beginning to come through radios and speakers everywhere, and the Christmas season is finally here. The “most wonderful time of the year” is starting to finally get underway in Kentuckiana. It’s a time of y...

Schimpff’s Confectionery gets an upgrade

Julie Jackson, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Kentuckiana, Southern Indiana Traditions

For two years, Schimpff’s Confectionery has been under construction. Expanding, remodeling and restoring has been the plan since day one and just a little over a week ago, the 126-year-old building in downtown Jeffersonville reopened as a “bigger and better” candy store. Schimpff’s confectionery...

Pageant Winners Engage Beyond Harvest Homecoming Parade

Pageant Winners Engage Beyond Harvest Homecoming Parade

Julie Jackson, Staff Reporter

October 19, 2017


Filed under Kentuckiana

Walking through the streets of historic downtown New Albany, the air is crisp and crowds of people fill the streets. It’s October and Harvest Homecoming is in full swing. Booths cover the streets with local and regional businesses selling products. Walking among the crowd are festival reps, including...

Resisting in Kentuckiana: The Local Indivisible Movement

Resisting in Kentuckiana: The Local Indivisible Movement

Julie Jackson, Staff Reporter

October 18, 2017


Filed under Kentuckiana

Nov. 9,. 2016 was either a day of joy or a day of uncertainty for Americans across the nation. It was the day after the presidential election that Donald Trump was unofficially called to be the President of the United States for the next four years. For some, there was a sense of victory. But for others,...

Delicious treats to try at Harvest Homecoming

Delicious treats to try at Harvest Homecoming

Samuel Murphy, Staff Reporter

October 13, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Kentuckiana, News

Harvest Homecoming is a fall staple in Kentuckiana. When the fall attire comes out, the air gets a chill and the smell of delicious foods begin to float, you can usually find people heading toward downtown New albany to celebrate the annual event. The Harvest Homecoming booth days offer many delicious treats fr...

Events at Churchill Downs

Connie Howlett, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Kentuckiana, Video

Anxiously waiting in their seats, the announcer says “they’re in the gate… annndddd they’re off.” As the horses get closer, the crowd gets louder, cheering for their horse. The crowd standing from their seats as their horses make the final stretch. This is Churchill Downs. Twilight Thursdays th...

Mesa – A Collaborative Kitchen

Mesa – A Collaborative Kitchen

Lydia Wieczorek, Staff Reporter

September 16, 2017


Filed under Features, Kentuckiana, News, Southern Indiana Food Guide, Top Stories, Wine and Spirits

Many people dabble in watching cooking shows, wanting to learn a thing or two from a professional about how to cook delicious food from the comfort of their own homes. However, often these meals can be complicated with difficult-to-follow recipes, leaving you wishing you would have just gotten takeout....

Quality For All

Quality For All

Lydia Wieczorek, Staff Reporter

September 16, 2017


Filed under Beer, Coffee, Features, Kentuckiana, News, Southern Indiana Food Guide

When you think about coffee what is the first thing that comes to mind? A frappe? A perfectly sweet latte topped with whipped cream? What about a piping hot Ethiopian blend that has been roasted just a few feet from where you are standing? For Quills, a locally based coffee house, that is exactly what the...

Art in Speed Park

Art in Speed Park

Lydia Wieczorek, Staff Writer

August 30, 2017


Filed under Kentuckiana, Photos

Sellersburg to host art festival this weekend

Sellersburg to host art festival this weekend

Lydia Wieczorek, Staff Reporter

August 24, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Kentuckiana, News

In the midst of classes beginning and the dwindling summer heat, Kim Johnson, Art in Speed Park Director, has one last presentation before saying her goodbyes until next year; a showing in the arts. Art in Speed Park continues a 27-year tradition this weekend, Aug. 26 and 27, bringing high qualit...

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