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The Wonder Drug

Medical Marijuana is treating everything from MS to PTSD. Will this be the year Kentucky (finally) legalizes? By Mary Chellis Nelson After serving more than 20 years in the U.S. Air Force, Andrea Mizell had put her body through a lot. She’d spent countless 12- to 14-hour days running and walking in combat boots. The wear and tear caught up to her shortly after returning from a deployment in Kuwait in 2018. While running at the Kentucky Air National Guard base in south Louisville, her back went out. That turned into full-blown fibromyalgia, a chronic [...]

By |2022-01-01T11:45:28-05:00January 5, 2022|Digital Exclusives, Health & Wellness|

Backstage Pass — Top Shows Not to Miss in January!

  By Gioia Patton/Arts Insider   The Red Velvet Cake Wars Written by the team that brought Derby Dinner Playhouse audiences The Dixie Swim Club and Dearly Beloved, this Southern-fried comedy features the three Verdeen cousins: Gaynelle, Peaches, and Jimmie Wyvette. After having “accidentally” crashed her minivan through her husband’s girlfriend’s doublewide, Gaynelle is one frazzled nerve away from a spectacular meltdown. Not much better are Peaches, the number one mortuary cosmetologist in the tri-county area, and Jimmie Wyvette, who's desperately trying to outmaneuver a priss-pot neighbor for the affections of Sweetgum’s newest widower. When [...]

By |2022-01-01T11:12:49-05:00January 4, 2022|Community & Sisterhood, Life & Style|

Tour Her Neighborhood: Parkland

For Shauntrice Martin, the close relationships she has formed with some of her Parkwood neighbors is an extra benefit and gives her peace of mind. By Carrie Vittitoe  |  Photos by Mary Helen Nunn People love their neighborhoods for various reasons. But for Shauntrice Martin, knowing her son, Iniejah, can safely run up and down a street free of traffic is a benefit of living in Parkland. She also has the support of three neighbors who send her text messages concerning his whereabouts. What else excites you about Parkland? “The train that runs [...]

By |2022-01-01T10:38:00-05:00January 3, 2022|Community & Sisterhood, Digital Exclusives|

January 2022 — We See You, Sis: Kathy Cathey

A Bright Light At the bustling intersection at First and Muhammad Ali, LMPD traffic guard Kathy Cathey is a shining beacon of kindness and calm. By Christine Fellingham  |  Photo by Kylene White The intersection at First and Muhammad Ali — the daily drop-off and pick-up point for the J Graham Brown School — is a frenetic mess of fast cars, frantic parents and K through 12 students. There’s a stream of traffic flying off the I-65 ramp, cars parked two and three deep at the curb, sidewalks cluttered with kids carrying poster boards, and [...]

By |2022-01-10T11:13:38-05:00January 1, 2022|Editorial Sis, We See You Sis|

We See You, Sis: Nicole Hayden

Nicole Hayden offers opportunities for young women in Louisville to thrive through the Friends of Nicole 50/50 Mentoring Collaborative Inc. “I’m attempting to put change into action…so I keep pushing because there were people before me that had to pave the way for me. So, it’s my responsibility to make that happen for my community.” Nicole Hayden Helps Young Women Find Their Purpose SPONSORED BY THE FRIENDS OF NICOLE 50/50 MENTORING COLLABORATIVE INC.  |  By Tonilyn Hornung  |  Photo by Albert Jones True visionaries are those who see a need for change and [...]

By |2022-01-10T13:27:40-05:00January 1, 2022|Sponsored Sis, We See You Sis|

The January Issue Is Out!

Our cover woman Sue Davidson, a designer at Bittners and a model with Heyman Talent, helps us take a closer look at the issues surrounding medical marijuana. | Styling: Christine Fellingham | Photo: Kylene White | Hair and Makeup: Autumn Sharp | Sue is wearing: L’Agence leather blazer, $1,350, and Mignone Gavignon earrings, $325, from Rodes for Her. Blouse and necklaces are her own. Cover props from 502 Hemp in Middletown.   It's the start of a new year, and our January issue is full of helpful information to help you and your [...]

By |2022-01-01T10:33:18-05:00January 1, 2022|Digital Exclusives|
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