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A Dream come True

The river home where Leslie Lewis-Sheets and Tommy Sheets reside in Rose Hill  BY JANICE CARTER LEVITCH | PHOTOS BY CHRISTIAN WATSON LESLIE LEWIS-SHEETS and her husband Tommy Sheets always dreamt of living on the river. Leslie shared the dream with her mother, Patty McManus, and her husband, Don McManus. Together, the four were able…Read More


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


Faces of Southern Indiana

Q&A and photos by JD Dotson  Editor’s Note: Some comments have been edited to include the question asked for clarity  Our quest to meet a wide array of people in Southern Indiana took us shopping in New Albany, enjoying lunch in downtown Jeffersonville, hanging out in coffee shops in historic Madison and attending a car…Read More



DAN FARMER AND THE JUICE BOX HEROES ROCK SOUTHERN INDIANA BY LAURA ROSS PHOTOS BY TONY BENNETT OF TONYBENNETTSTUDIO.COM AND CHRISTIAN WATSON FOR EXTOL MAGAZINE In this season of graduations and new beginnings, lots of high school seniors eagerly scoop up college scholarships. It’s a rite of passage for many – but that wasn’t the…Read More