The Horizon

Political cartoonist Mr. Fish coming to IUS

Political cartoonist Mr. Fish coming to IUS

Marc Andry, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2019

IU Southeast is hosting accomplished political cartoonist Dwayne Booth on Tuesday, Nov. 19 and Wednesday, Nov. 20. The IUS Library sponsored and organized the visit. During his visit, Booth will lead two presentations about his work at the IQ-Wall on the top floor of the IUS Library. He will also...

Fat Heads Rescue takes on Harvest Homecoming

Joanna Smith holds a boxer puppy brought to Harvest Homecoming by Fat Heads Rescue.

Aubryn Crotchett, Staff Reporter

October 16, 2019

A local non-profit animal shelter hosted a booth at Harvest Homecoming this year, letting visitors spend time with its wet-nosed puppies for a small fee. Fat Heads Rescue had a booth at the annual New Albany festival for the first time. Harvest Homecoming hosted craft and booth days from Thursday, Oct. 10 to Sun...

IU Southeast hosts annual Volunteer fair

Robin Pitmann, communications and outreach coordinator for Harbor House of Louisville, sits at her organization's table at the annual IUS Volunteer Fair.

Aubryn Crotchett, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2019

Over 20 local organizations visited IU Southeast’s campus on Monday, Oct. 7 to inform students on volunteer opportunities happening in the community. The mission of each organization is to get students involved through giving back to the community while making new experiences. A variety of organizations...

A community rooted in tradition

Among the events happening on Sunday was a car show on Taylorsville Road, showcasing local, classic and custom cars.

Emily Elliotte, Staff Reporter

September 22, 2019

A tradition began in the heart of Jeffersontown in 1969 that has been going strong for 50 years. This year’s Gaslight Festival was held September 13-15, when the city of Jeffersontown and those surrounding came out to celebrate the individuals that call Kentuckiana home. Gaslight is an eight-day...

Southern Indiana’s 3D Valley Farm

Steve Carr tends to his two chicken coop guard dogs, Bear and Ranger.

Brandon Miniard, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2019

Nestled on the corner of Bank and Market Street in downtown New Albany, dozens of vendors and farmers offer their fresh produce, organic meats and—at the stand belonging to local farmers Steve and Jane Carr—bourbon barrel-aged maple syrup. The couple sells their products at the farmer’s markets...

A local youth soccer revival

Bryce Shreve, Content Editor

January 9, 2019

Crisp morning air, a harmony of chirping birds and clanking soccer cleats on pavement provide the soundscape to Saturday morning recreational soccer games. While its popularity is palpable in certain pockets of the country, a recent study found that nationwide youth soccer is on the decline. In a...

Getting to know your local candidates

Getting to know  your local candidates

Bryce Shreve, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2018

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

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

The sign introducing the event at the beginning of the trail.

Natalie Allen, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2018

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

The parade was escorted by the New Albany Police Department.

Candace Leilani, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2018

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

The voter registration deadline in Indiana and Kentucky is Oct. 9.

Dante Mills, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2018

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...