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Into the Mountains

A Journey of Loss And Acceptance in Wyoming STORY & PHOTOS BY MIRANDA MCDONALD “Are you meeting someone in Jackson Hole?” inquired the lady sitting next to me on the plane. I wondered if she was genuinely curious or simply making conversation because she felt as anxious as I did about the turbulence currently bombarding…Read More


Sweet Corn Festival To Benefit Families With Special Needs

MONTGOMERY FARMS is normally filled with beautiful brides and wedding guests. But this summer, it will host a festival celebrating delicious sweet corn and benefiting families with special needs. On July 28, the festival is open to the public and will raise money to support the July 29 Special Abilities Barnyard Bash, which is specifically…Read More


A Dream Do-Over

BY LAURIE HAAG | PHOTOS BY NATALIE SPAULDING PHOTOGRAPHY AND ASHLEY WALTS PHOTOGRAPHY Wedding planner Laurie Haag and her husband experience the wedding of their dreams May 7, 1988, is one of my favorite days ever. It’s the day I married my husband. Fast-forward to May 2018, and I can’t believe 30 years have gone…Read More



By Angie Fenton Photos by Danny Alexander BAKING DYNAMO WINS MESA’S FIRST-EVER KIDS BAKING COMPETITION Lydia Sprigler rushed into MESA, A Collaborative Kitchen in downtown New Albany, her face flushed, hair pulled back into a tight ponytail, carrying the now-cold sweet bread she’d baked to audition for the venue’s inaugural Kids Baking Competition. The Highland Hills…Read More



BY ANGIE FENTON Photos by Christian Watson shot at The Pepin Mansion, 1003 E. Main St. in New Albany • thepepinmansion.com NEW ALBANY BASKETBALL STAR SHARES HIS FAVORITE MUSIC, OFF-COURT COLLEGIATE PLANS AND ADVICE FOR YOUNG FANS THERE IS NO QUESTION about the most popular issue Extol has ever published. A year and a half…Read More