The Horizon

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...

The Aftermath of the 2018 Flood

A lamp post submerged underwater during the 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

Hi-Five Doughnuts is Louisville's first female owned and operated doughnut storefront. Located on 1011 East Main Street in Butchertown, the shop is an especially popular spot for locals with its bright colors and delicious treats.

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...

Rising Flood Waters Threaten to Beat 1997 Flood

Hazard tape put up during the flood to keep onlookers away.

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....

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...

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...

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...

New bridges to bring changes for Kentuckiana drivers

The Lincoln and Kennedy bridges will be two bridges connecting Southern Indiana and Louisville that will be tolled beginning in late 2016, according to the 2014 IU Southeast Bridge Toll Survey.
Drivers will have various options on how they wish to pay the bridge tolls.

Hannah Foreman, Staff Reporter

April 1, 2016

The last thing IUS students or professors need when traveling to campus is to be waiting in long lines of traffic as the exhaust from hundreds of cars fills the air. This is the reality of some tolled bridges. But the new bridge toll system coming to Louisville will be designed to change that. The...