The Horizon

Getting to know your local candidates

Getting to know  your local candidates

Bryce Shreve, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2018


Filed under Kentuckiana, Midterms 2018, Politics

The day is finally here: Tuesday, Nov. 6, Election Day. At each polling place in Kentuckiana, hundreds and thousands of citizens will wait in line. After signing in, walking up to the booth and looking down at the ballot, you might wonder: “Wait, who are these people?” To educate voters when they ...

Your Kentuckiana Polling Guide

Your Kentuckiana Polling Guide

Brittany Bullard, Staff Reporter

October 21, 2018


Filed under Kentuckiana, Midterms 2018, News, Politics

Finding out where you’re supposed to vote varies from state to state, but you have to know where to go in order to participate in the process. But don’t worry; finding your polling place is simple. Polling locations are typically held in buildings such as schools, community centers or churches. Ther...

Kentuckiana community gathers for annual Jack O’ Lantern Spectacular

Kentuckiana community gathers for annual Jack O’ Lantern Spectacular

Natalie Allen, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2018


Filed under Kentuckiana, Local, News

Gather your families and celebrate the season with glowing festive pumpkins. The Jack O’ Lantern Spectacular in Louisville is an event that has grown largely over the years, bringing in thousands of visitors each year to view over 5,000 lit pumpkins. The event is available Oct. 9 - Nov. 4. The even...

51st Harvest Homecoming Parade embarks the fall festival of the season

51st Harvest Homecoming Parade embarks the fall festival of the season

Candace Leilani, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2018


Filed under Kentuckiana, Local, News

Saturday, Oct. 6,  was the kickoff of the locally famous Harvest Homecoming. The parade showing many local service people, community businesses and youth-oriented activities gave not only a chance for the community to clap their support to those walking, but it was a fun day for families to spend time ...

Voter registration deadline approaches

Voter registration deadline approaches

Dante Mills, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2018


Filed under Campus, Kentuckiana, Local, News

The deadline to register to vote in the upcoming election is Tuesday, Oct. 9, for Kentucky and Indiana residents. The midterm elections will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 6 and polls will remain open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Voters must bring a government-issued photo ID  in order to vote. The photo ID ma...

Boo Factor Rises with “Literally, a Haunted House”

Boo Factor Rises with “Literally, a Haunted House”

Candace Leilani, Staff Reporter

October 7, 2018


Filed under Kentuckiana, Local, News

You stand, signing your life away as you are blessed by Father Dan with holy water before being confronted with the humans prepared to scare you. But it is all for a good cause! In exchange of your screams, frightening feelings and jumps of unexpected laughter, you are helping restore what was t...

St. James Court Art Show kicks off in Louisville

St. James Court Art Show kicks off in Louisville

Natalie Allen, Staff Reporter

October 6, 2018


Filed under Kentuckiana, Local

  Start gathering your money to purchase a variety of unique artworks at this year’s St. James Art Show. This year marks the 62nd year of the St. James Court Art Show on Belgravia Court in Louisville. The show is surrounded by old Victorian homes in the Old Louisville neighborhood by 3rd Stree...

Harvest Homecoming volunteers continue community tradition

Harvest Homecoming volunteers continue community tradition

John Clere, staff reporter

October 2, 2018


Filed under Features, Kentuckiana

Every October, roughly half a million people, both locals and visitors, gather at the Harvest Homecoming Festival in New Albany, Indiana. The event has been a key part of local tradition for 51 years and continues to attract a diverse and eager crowd. At the center of it all is a small, colorfully painted office on...

The World’s Largest Bounce House is Coming to Lexington

The World’s Largest Bounce House is Coming to Lexington

Brittany Bullard, Staff Reporter

September 19, 2018


Filed under Kentuckiana, News, Photos, Video

Recognized as the world’s largest bouncy castle by the Guinness Book of World Records, The Big Bounce America will land in Lexington, Kentucky at Masterson Station Park from September 22 to 23. Described as “50 percent activity, 50 percent dance party and 100 percent the biggest bounce house in the...

Fall concert lineup

Fall concert lineup

Erin Coffee, Content Editor

August 23, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Kentuckiana, News

Whether you’re a frequent concert-goer or just getting into the swing of things, the Louisville area has it all. Rhythmic hip hop beats, sultry indie tunes, bass-driven rock, and everything in between. Within the next month, a variety of talent is coming to the concert halls around Louisville. Get ...

The Aftermath of the 2018 Flood

The Aftermath of the 2018 Flood

Meleena Richardson, Staff Reporter

March 18, 2018


Filed under Campus, Kentuckiana, News

Hayley Blount, a senior at Clarksville High School, was left without a place to stay while her home, which sits just feet from the Ohio River in old Clarksville, was completely submerged from the inside. “All the furniture got water damage, the water was up to the ceiling on the second floor,” Blount...

Ladies of the Morning

Ladies of the Morning

Lydia Wieczorek, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2018


Filed under Features, Kentuckiana

Just like their namesake, Hi-Five Doughnuts says their business is that of a friendly hands-on celebration of sweet indulgence and an ode to Louisville pride. Hi-Five said they wanted to shy away from the “derby inspired everything” branding and instead decided to coin their shop after anoth...