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Rising Flood Waters Threaten to Beat 1997 Flood

Rising Flood Waters Threaten to Beat 1997 Flood

Meleena Richardson, Staff Reporter

February 28, 2018

  A state of emergency was declared for Kentucky and Indiana residents over the past weekend due to almost record-shattering flood waters. The flood has increased with each day passing and is expected to worsen with more rain in the forecast for Wednesday and Thursday....

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 ...

What to do when winter strikes

What to do when winter strikes

Erin Coffee, reporter

January 21, 2018

Whether lacing up skates or wiping out at the bottom of a snowy hill, boredom won’t be an issue when snow begins to fall. Whatever your price range may be, there are options to explore. Winter is the time of year when a lot of people are content to stay indoors and enjoy as much warmth as possibl...

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. ...

Trump Comes to Louisville’s Freedom Hall for Rally

Trump Comes to Louisville’s Freedom Hall for Rally

Shannon Greer and Joseph Kauffman

March 20, 2017

On March 20 2017, Freedom Hall’s almost 19 thousand seats were filled to near capacity. Cheers and signs rose into the air and Lee Greenwood’s “God Bless the U.S.A” blared from the speakers as President Donald J. Trump strode onto the stage. Trump made his visit only a little over...

Purple Reign

Purple Reign

Jose Aponte, Staff Writer

September 13, 2016

With over 100 minutes played, the score was nil all. Then the Louisville City FC scored. The roar was deafening. When it comes to sporting events in Kentuckiana, we have two main choices. Basketball and football reign supreme in the high school and college levels. That is, unti...

Horizon guide: spending spring break at home

Horizon guide: spending spring break at home

Kaetln Harrison, Staff Writer

March 23, 2015

Spring break is right around the corner; but not everyone is leaving the area. Why would you when there are so many things to do here in Kentuckiana? The choices are endless and apply to all kinds of interests.       For the Art enthusiast 1) 21C Iconic red penguin...

The ‘Kast is Back

Nic Britton

March 31, 2014

I’ll be honest — in my time living here in Louisville, I’ve never been able to justify going to the Forecastle Festival. That’s not to say that their lineups have been altogether bad; on the contrary. I really wish I could have seen The Black Keys and Run the Jewels last year. But the high cost...

The West End wall

Joel Stinnett

March 31, 2014

Walls are perhaps humanity’s most simple form of protection. They separate us from the weather, animals and even other people. Some walls are built to divide a property; others can divide entire communities. According to The Guardian, the world has seen over 6,000 miles of walls constructed in the...

Refugees endure hardships for new life in Louisville

Refugees endure hardships for new life in Louisville

Ethan Smith

February 24, 2014

Refugees from crisis-stricken countries like Haiti, Somalia, Iraq, Afghanistan, DR Congo, and countless others have sought asylum in the United States. And for some, like Sebastien Philippe, their fresh start has taken place right here in the Louisville Metro area. A total of 45.2 million people have...

CycLOUvia gives riders, pedestrians the right-of-way

CycLOUvia gives riders, pedestrians the right-of-way

Thomas McAndrews

October 20, 2013

What would the streets be like without cars and buses? CycLOUvia in Louisville offered a glimpse as Bardstown Rd. was closed to traffic Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013 to offer space for bicycles and pedestrians. Three miles of road, from Broadway to Douglas Blvd. were closed from 2pm until 6pm to allow the public...