R.J. Corman http://wfpl.org en Kentucky Railroad Company Founder R.J. Corman Dies at 58 http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-railroad-company-founder-rj-corman-dies-58 <p>A well-known Kentucky businessman has died after a long battle with cancer.</p><p>R.J. “Rick” Corman died this morning at his home in Nicholasville.&nbsp;&nbsp; He was 58.</p><p>Corman ran a multimillion dollar railroad and construction company that employs more than one thousand people in 22 states.</p><p>He was diagnosed in 2001 with multiple myeloma, a type of blood cancer.</p><p>Corman was the founder and sole owner of R.J. Corman Railroad Group, which became one of only two major companies offering 24-hour emergency derailment cleanup for railways.</p><p></p> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 19:00:37 +0000 Associated Press & Rick Howlett 6586 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky Railroad Company Founder R.J. Corman Dies at 58 P&L Railway Train Derails Near Elizabethtown http://wfpl.org/post/pl-railway-train-derails-near-elizabethtown <p>ELIZABETHTOWN — Officials say crews are cleaning up after a train derailed in central Kentucky sending 15 cars carrying coal off the tracks.</p><p>The News-Enterprise reports that<a href="http://bit.ly/14fyL4b"> no injuries were reported when the Paducah &amp; Louisville train derailed early Thursday morning in northern Hardin County.</a> The train had a total of 88 cars. No hazardous materials were involved.</p><p>The newspaper reports crews from R.J. Corman were cleaning up the site.</p> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 13:59:11 +0000 Associated Press 6466 at http://wfpl.org P&L Railway Train Derails Near Elizabethtown