Coal shipments are down, but earnings are up at CSX

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. Higher rates helped freight railroad CSX Corp. boost profits by 14 percent despite a drop in coal shipments. CSX said this week that it earned $449 million, or 43 cents per share, in the first quarter, up from $395 million, or 35 cents per share, a year ago. Analysts expected 38 cents per share, according to FactSet. Revenue […]

Easy fix for a time-traveling car

Car Talk

Dear Tom and Ray: My car time-travels into the future. I have a 2004 Volvo XC70 station wagon (I know it’s dowdy, but it’s better than a minivan, right?) that for some reason does not keep proper time. I can set the clock to the correct time, and within days it will be running fast. Within two months, the clock […]

UK’s starting 5 declares for NBA draft

LEXINGTON Kentucky’s starting lineup of three freshmen and two sophomores did most everything together. Now, they will go their separate ways in the NBA. Freshmen Anthony Davis, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and Marquis Teague, and sophomores Terrence Jones and Doron Lamb declared for the draft in a nationally televised news conference Tuesday night. “We made it work,” Jones said. “We all wanted […]

Feds probe claim MSHA warned mine about visits

CHARLESTON, W.Va. Federal prosecutors are investigating a suggestion by the former superintendent of the Upper Big Branch mine that U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration inspectors sometimes told Massey Energy employees when they were coming. An April 2010 explosion at the southern West Virginia operation killed 29 men in the worst U.S. coal mine disaster in four decades. The revelation […]

I flew with returning military from the Far East

I’m honored for the second time in the last 60 days to be selected to attend the celebration of one of our Air Force Airlift Squadrons that was commanded by my headquarters that I was assigned to overseas and stateside for over half of my 27-year career. I am a printer by trade, but as a one-time crew chief on […]

Bike project reaches 350

Revelation Ranch names new Board of Directors

To the Editor: Revelation Ranch has incorporated as a non-profit organization with its own Board of Directors, and is applying for 501(c)3 status with the IRS. Although Revelation Ranch has been a very active ministry for nearly a year, it has operated under the non-profit status of other groups. As the new Board of Directors, we feel the ministry of […]

Lady Cavs take 5th straight All ‘A’ title

The Jenkins High School Lady Cavaliers picked up their fifth straight All ‘A’ Classic Regional title last week and will play in the All ‘A’ State Tournament in Owensboro on April 28. Jenkins pitcher Kayla Stambaugh picked up her 11th win on the season in Friday’s championship game against Lee County. During the three-game regional, Stambaugh pitched 16 innings, striking […]

Legislators return to Frankfort

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