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West Louisville Ky to receive $5 million in community benefits from biodigester project

Historic building, land near Bernheim Distillery to serve as education campus; Grant fund to support education, job training, entrepreneurship   LOUISVILLE (Nov. 5, 2015) – STAR BioEnergy and Heaven Hill Brands plan to invest $5 million in community-building efforts in west Louisville, as part of an energy-producing, waste-reducing project at 17th and Maple streets. “After months of community discussions, we now have a project that does two things: First, it creates an environmental win for all of Louisville, and second, it addresses specific needs in the west Louisville community where it will be based,” said Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer. Fischer,…

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Turkey Run Park

Discovery of the Day: Turkey Run Park

According to its web site, Turkey Run Park is scheduled to open in a few weeks. I can tell you from a first-hand look, a likely-illegal bike ride from Broad Run Road to Bardstown Road through the park, that it is pretty spectacular. Sure, the signs aren’t finished, but the big attraction was there before the roads were put in. I rode past a No Trespassing sign off Broad Run Road on a pristine stretch of asphalt. Designed for biking and hiking, I encountered a monstrous hill that I couldn’t summit without getting off the bike and walking. The reward was…