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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


Filed under Kentuckiana, Local, News

  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


Filed under Kentuckiana, News

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


Filed under Kentuckiana, News, Top Stories

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


Filed under Kentuckiana

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


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....