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Heaven Hill family matriarch dies at 103

The last member of the generation of the family that founded the Heaven Hill distilled spirits company in 1935 has died. Anne E. Shapira, 103, was a regular visitor to the Heaven Hill Bourbon Heritage Center in Bardstown and the Evan Williams Bourbon Experience in downtown Louisville, both developed by her son Harry.

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Hotel to be renovated, turned into apartments for millennials

Norwood “Buddy” Cowgill built the hotel on Gribbin Drive in Patchen Village in the ‘80s in the first of his StudioPlus line of tiny apartments for people who need to spend weeks or months away from home. Eventually, it merged with Extended Stay and Cowgill left the company. Now, Cowgill plans to renovate the hotel into apartments targeted to millennials.

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Visitors can now tour 'Bourbon Pompeii' at Buffalo Trace

Buffalo Trace Distillery in Frankfort has opened a new 'Bourbon Pompeii' tour where tour visitors can walk catwalks installed above tanks and vats used to make bourbon over 100 years ago.
Marcus Dorsey mdorsey@herald-leader.com
Visitors can now tour 'Bourbon Pompeii' at Buffalo Trace 1:11

Visitors can now tour 'Bourbon Pompeii' at Buffalo Trace

Listen to an antique phonograph 1:57

Listen to an antique phonograph

The Story Behind Spalding's Donuts 1:27

The Story Behind Spalding's Donuts

How about a little moonshine with that eclipse? 1:34

How about a little moonshine with that eclipse?