Letter From The Editor


Letter from the Editor | August/September 2019

I love my husband so much. It’s that “when I see him across a room talking to other people and watch how he makes others feel good and laugh, I am so proud he’s my partner and grateful that he makes me feel that good, too” kind of love.  On the other hand, I also…Read More


Letter from the Editor | June/July 2019

It has been a thrill watching The Juice Box Heroes evolve over the past several years. The Southern Indiana-based cover band now commands packed audiences that have numbered more than 5,000. Lead singer Dan Farmer is the focus of this issue’s cover story. His tale from how he went from cage fighter to frontman for…Read More


Letter from the Editor | April/May 2019

WHO’S READY FOR SPRING? This annual issue is always one of my favorites because of the excitement that’s palpable in the air. Derby, warm weather and the beckoning of new beginnings always seems to bring out the best in all of us. I am also excited about this edition because of the numerous Southern Indiana…Read More


Letter from the Editor | December/January 2019

By Angie Fenton INSTEAD OF FILLING our final issue of the year with suggestions for resolutions and steps to take in the New Year to create a better version of you – as so many publications do – the Extol Magazine Team wanted to deliver a bit of year-end inspiration and tales of redemption. Steve…Read More


Letter From The Editor

The Extol Team is excited to debut our 2nd annual Wedding Issue – but it’s so much more. Yes, you will find a number of pages dedicated to all things wedding, including a gorgeous fashion shoot shot at Hidden Hill Nursery in Utica by photographer Gretchen Bell with styling and creative direction from Miranda McDonald….Read More

Talented baker
Lydia Sprigler.

Letter From the Editor | June/July 2018

By Angie Fenton    The Extol Team is thrilled to have Lydia Sprigler as the subject of our featured cover story. The winner of MESA’s Kid Baking Contest, Lydia wowed the judges with her sweet skills and will be the guest of honor at our launch party, which is 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. June…Read More

Extol Magazine Creative Director Adam Kleinert – photographed by Danny
Alexander – is a good sport and a tremendous part of the Extol Team

Letter From The Editor | April/May 2018

By Angie Fenton I hope you’ve noticed that this issue of Extol Magazine is bigger, better and more: We’ve increased our pages, added better content and are featuring more about Southern Indiana because all of us on the Extol Team know our community deserves more. We’ve also undergone a redesign, thanks to Adam Kleinert, our…Read More


From The Editor | February/March 2018

By Angie Fenton A little more than three years ago, I learned a valuable but harsh lesson: Just because you think something is a good idea doesn’t mean anyone else will. Seated at a booth at Tucker’s in New Albany, my husband and business partner, Jason Applegate, and I etched out our business plan to…Read More


Editor’s Note | October 2017

HARVEST OF GOLD may be the theme of Harvest Homecoming 2017, but in this issue you’ll also find a common thread about what makes the New Albany festival so special: family, friends, food and fun. The Extol Magazine team is excited to be one of this year’s platinum sponsors of Harvest Homecoming as it celebrates…Read More