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A Voice and a Face

Sarah Jordan looks back and ahead on her career. Story by Remy Sisk Photos of Sarah Jordan by Danny Alexander Styling by Miranda McDonald Hair and Makeup by Strandz Salon & Threadz Boutique Clothing courtesy Sapphire on Spring Boutique and Strandz Salon & Threadz Boutique Photos shot at Double Barrel, 147 E. Main St. in New Albany…Read More

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Reality PD

Jeffersonville’s Sgt. Denver Leverett is a fan favorite on A&E’s “Live PD” By Jim Nichols | Photos by Christian Watson and courtesy A&E Check out social media most weekend nights and chances are you’ll see someone talking about “Live PD.” That’s because A&E’s hit show frequently features the Jeffersonville Police Department and Clark County Sheriff’s…Read More

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HOT STUFF!

SOUTHERN INDIANA’S CULINARY SCENE IS ATTRACTING ATTENTION FROM ALL OVER THE REGION – AND BEYOND. HERE’S WHY WE SHOULD BE CELEBRATING. BY ANGIE FENTON PHOTOS BY CHRISTIAN WATSON TAKEN AT MESA, A COLLABORATIVE KITCHEN, 216 PEARL ST. IN NEW ALBANY Months ago, a “foodie” friend asked me for dining recommendations when she was in the…Read More

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All Sixteen: A Mixed DNA Story

By Benjamin Lampkin Someone once called my brother “that Spanish kid.” A woman in Greece looked me up and down and proclaimed, “You’re Brazilian, right?” For years, family lore posited that our grandfather was part Native American. When I worked at a country club in high school, a member apologized profusely to me after referring…Read More

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Celebrating Harvest Homecoming’s 50th Anniversary | Harvest of Gold

Compiled by Angie Fenton  Historical photos courtesy Stuart B. Wrege Indiana History Room | New Albany-Floyd County Public Library  Photo of Harvest Homecoming mural created by Wilfred Sieg III was taken by Tony Bennett  Photo of the Harvest Homecoming queens provided by Tyler Zoller Photography  ON THE NIGHT of Oct. 10, 1967, the community of…Read More

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Eventful Elegance at Eventful 203

  PHOTOGRAPHY BY STEVE SQUALL • www.stevesquall.com Gowns and Accessories available from Laurel Wreath Bridal at Eventful 203 • 203 W. First St. in New Albany • 812.946.2038 • www.eventful203.com Gowns modeled by Centria Kapris, Courtney Haag and Ruthie Proctor Hair and Makeup by J. Nicolle Salon & Spa • 113 E. Market St. in New Albany • 812.944.4050…Read More

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Wedding Woes

For better or worse, the big day doesn’t always go as planned.  My husband and I got married in February. We thought it would be fun for the officiant to pull two small breath sprays from his jacket pocket right before we kissed. My now-husband was supposed to spray the breath spray in my mouth…Read More