New Biz Know How

The Marketing Company President Vern Eswine offers up a few tips to help build business success PHOTO BY CHRISTIAN WATSON Each year, more than 627,000 new businesses open and around 595,000 close, according to the Small Business Association. The survival rate is tough: Just about half of all businesses will fold within five years. So,…Read More



Drs. Kristopher and Jessica Pugh BY LAURA ROSS | PHOTOS BY CHRISTIAN WATSON IN THE SPACE of a few moments, Dr. Jessica Pugh is a blur. She checks in with front desk staff on patient details, takes a ‘mom’ phone call on arranging transportation to her children’s evening school and sports activities, talks briefly with…Read More


arc Storage Opens in New Albany

Jeffersonville-based development company arc hosted a grand-opening celebration of their new storage facility on June 29 at 3525 Grant Line Road in New Albany. The 93,000-square foot, climate-controlled facility was opened in the building that used to house Kmart and is located just off I-265. At the grand opening, Alan Muncy, owner of arc, also…Read More


Town of Clarksville to Provide Jeffersonville Township Public Library $75,000

The Town of Clarksville Redevelopment Commission approved the resolution and reimbursement funding agreement to provide the Jeffersonville Township Public Library $75,000 for purchasing and installing new technology equipment as part of their ongoing renovations and facility expansion project. The Clarksville Branch of the Jeffersonville Township Public Library is undergoing an expansion project featuring a 1,723-square…Read More


Feeders Supply Company Opens Corydon Store

Feeders Supply Company – aka Feeders Supply – announces has opened a location in Corydon at 2363 Hwy 135 – NW, Suite 111. This is the 22nd store for the locally-owned pet supplies company. Feeders Supply opened its first store in 1959 in Louisville, and is celebrating 59 years in business. Over the past 20…Read More


Embracing Adversity

Southern Indiana Attorney Larry Wilder opens up about love and life-defining moments BY RICK REDDING | PHOTO OF LARRY WILDER BY CHRISTIAN WATSON WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY BY JESS AND GENIE VOGELSANG OF BIRDSONG WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY When Larry Wilder and his now-wife Teresa were dating, she once shared an embarrassing personal story and then asked if he…Read More

Michelle Ray and Courtney Cain if mobile bartending service Naked by Sunday.


PHOTO BY CHRISTIAN WATSON What’s the difference between someone with a great idea and a business owner? The latter makes a plan and puts their talk into action. Michelle Ray was just helping a friend out when she agreed to bartend at a pal’s wedding a while back. Ray brought along Courtney Cain, and after…Read More


Axiom Welcomes Claudine Super

Axiom Financial Strategies Group of Wells Fargo Advisors would like to welcome to our team Claudine Super as a Client Associate. Claudine comes to us with over 20 years’ customer service experience, 15+ of those spent in financial services. A Brooklyn, New York, native, Claudine and her family consider Louisville their home. Claudine prides herself…Read More


Summit Springs Hosts Dedication

New Albany was once used by pioneers making their way west as they followed the paths bison traveled to Illinois, the same route once also used by Native Americans. To commemorate the site of Buffalo Trace, developers of the $30 million Summit Springs project recently hosted a dedication of “Tatonka East & Tatonka West” statues…Read More


Inspired by Allen Howie

Allen Howie, founder of Idealogy Marketing + Design – which is based in Georgetown – is a much sought-after speaker and author of “The Marketing Minute,” which offers readers a full year’s worth of daily marketing ideas in an easy-to-read format that is sure to offer inspiration to professionals in every industry. The book is…Read More