The Horizon

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...

Pageant Winners Engage Beyond Harvest Homecoming Parade

Pageant Winners Engage Beyond Harvest Homecoming Parade

Julie Jackson, Staff Reporter

October 19, 2017

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

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

Handmade and glazed right before your eyes, the Masons’ make all the donuts fresh.

Samuel Murphy, Staff Reporter

October 13, 2017

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

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

Lydia Wieczorek, Staff Reporter

September 16, 2017

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....

Quality For All

Quills in downtown New Albany, just after the hustle and bustle of the New Albany Farmers Market rush. Saturday mornings are Quills’ busiest day of the week, according to their staff. From summer to mid-fall, people flock to the farmer’s market and often look for a place to hangout and grab a drink.

Lydia Wieczorek, Staff Reporter

September 16, 2017

When you think about coffee what is the first thing that comes to mind? A frappe? A perfectly sweet latte topped with whipped cream? What about a piping hot Ethiopian blend that has been roasted just a few feet from where you are standing? For Quills, a locally based coffee house, that is exactly what the...

Art in Speed Park

Park goers, observing prints and paintings by Jeaneen Barnhart, a local Louisville and longtime Art In Speed Park featured artist. Barnhart’s most popular piece, Secretariat, a depiction of the 1973 Triple Crown champion (far right) was featured at Barnhart’s booth as well.

Lydia Wieczorek, Staff Writer

August 30, 2017

Sellersburg to host art festival this weekend

2017 Art In Speed Park tee shirt design created by Doreen DeHart.

Lydia Wieczorek, Staff Reporter

August 24, 2017

In the midst of classes beginning and the dwindling summer heat, Kim Johnson, Art in Speed Park Director, has one last presentation before saying her goodbyes until next year; a showing in the arts. Art in Speed Park continues a 27-year tradition this weekend, Aug. 26 and 27, bringing high qualit...


“Black Beauty” is his name. It is one of many photos that were part of Fahamu Pecou’s #BlackMatterLives gallery. This painting is an acrylic, enamel, spray paint and gold leaf on a canvas. According to the Pecou’s artist statement, this was supposed to reorient angst and despair experienced by Black America through work that affirms the beauty, strength and resilience of Black people.

Tassy Payne, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2017

Life stories and experiences aren’t always easily shared with others through word of mouth alone. Although some people share their experiences through writing, others share it through art. With the stroke of their paintbrushes, the sensitive touch of the oil pastel against the canvas or a fl...