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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

  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

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

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

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

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

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...

Atherton High School students organize ribbon ceremony for Parkland shooting victims

Atherton High School students organize ribbon ceremony for Parkland shooting victims

Meleena Richardson, Staff Reporter

February 23, 2018

  Friday morning, Feb. 23, students at Atherton High School in Louisville received orange ribbons with the names of the fallen Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting victims in a silent protest against gun violence in high schools across the country. The idea was formulated by Elena ...

A Night to Shine

A Night to Shine

Meleena Richardson, Staff Reporter

February 18, 2018

Night to Shine, a prom for young adults with disabilities hosted by Eastside Christian Church, was held on Friday, Feb. 9 at 6:00 p.m. The event was a night for young adults who did not have a prom experience.  

No Basketball; No Money

No Basketball; No Money

Samuel Murphy, Content Editor

January 5, 2018

It could be an economic earthquake that could shake all of Louisville and the epicenter would be the KFC Yum! Center and the restaurants surrounding it. On Sept. 26, the FBI rocked the college basketball world with their investigation into college coaches being paid tens of thousands of dollars to push N...

8 Unique Menu Items in Kentuckiana

8 Unique Menu Items in Kentuckiana

Chandler Cooper, Content Editor

January 5, 2018

Kentuckiana is home to a wide variety of local and chain restaurants with unconventional food items to keep locals and visitors on their toes. In this interactive map, you can explore local dishes receiving recognition for their creative twist on original menu items. ...

Our guide to celebrating the holidays in Kentuckiana

Our guide to celebrating the holidays in Kentuckiana

Samuel Murphy, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2017

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

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...