R.J. Corman's Lexington-to-Versailles lunch and dinner train gets rolling

Aug 15, 2013 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Lexington Herald-Leader

With a slight jolt, the shiny red R.J. Corman engine pulled out of the station behind Rupp Arena and the Lexington Dinner Train was on its way.

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Yea

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So tell us more...what else do you supposedly know.....maybe RJ is Barnharts Boss?
As much money as that man has prob. owens UK. If you wasnt so busy bitchn about things maybe you would know he flew to Memphis & picked Cal. up. He also baught my first car seat 34 yrs ago. Yea lets just say I know RJ. How many train tickets does your broke a$$ want?
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As much money as that man has prob. owens UK. If you wasnt so busy bitchn about things maybe you would know he flew to Memphis & picked Cal. up. He also baught my first car seat 34 yrs ago. Yea lets just say I know RJ. How many train tickets does your broke a$$ want?
Maybey if "RJ" truly cared for you, he would have encouraged you to stay in school, or possibly "baught" you a dictionary.

Dumb Hill Jack.
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Aug 19, 2013
 
Grammar*
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Thank you for the hospital you built in Nicholasville. People just do not know how much you do for all of Kentucky, that includes western Ky. also, so many people have jobs thanks to your hard work.
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My grammar & or spelling doesnt fkn matter. What does is this I make more money then you with my 10th grade education!
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Aug 20, 2013
 
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My grammar & or spelling doesnt fkn matter. What does is this I make more money then you with my 10th grade education!
He who brags...generally lacks....
Yea

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He who brags...generally lacks....
You want to play big bank take little bank?
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Aug 20, 2013
 
I'd be afraid to give any money to anything connected to the Corman family. Odds are the FBI or ATF or soon to ask some questions!
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People like to bash those they don't know and who have "made it" through hard work and good business sense. Mr Corman and his wife are not "fancy" people. They are very nice simple folks who worked hard for a living. I have had the opportunity to meet both of them and never made to feel that I was beneath them at all. I met them before they made the aquisitions they have now. Today they are the same people. Kudos to them for wanting to bring something new to Lexington - we do need that!! Do you know how many people have never had the opportunity to ride a train? It is an experience all should have. I am sure if a school system approached them for special rates they would make arrangements. Judge not lest ye be judged.
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You are a idiot, the Cormans are an outstanding central Kentucky family who give back to the local community in a huge way.
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I'd be afraid to give any money to anything connected to the Corman family. Odds are the FBI or ATF or soon to ask some questions!
huge in ur face ego

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You are a idiot, the Cormans are an outstanding central Kentucky family who give back to the local community in a huge way.
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And...he makes sure the world knows it....ever see anything he touched that he didnt put his name on ??

Give it a break...whats next Cormanville ??
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If I was the Owner of a RR Company You bet Ide. put My name on it.. Just to show Everyone that said I would never amount to anything know. I'm betting You would too...Besides why would You care? Do You have trouble looking at the Man in the mirror? If so.. Make a change. I did .. The feeling is wonderful REG
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It's sad that all the white trash is so upset with someone who has pulled themselves up by their bootstaps and made a huge success out of themselves. Would I rather see a rusted and disrepair bridge or a nice shinny red bridge with Corman painted on it, well that is just a stupid question to 99% of the people.
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And...he makes sure the world knows it....ever see anything he touched that he didnt put his name on ??
Give it a break...whats next Cormanville ??
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It's sad that all the white trash is so upset with someone who has pulled themselves up by their bootstaps and made a huge success out of themselves. Would I rather see a rusted and disrepair bridge or a nice shinny red bridge with Corman painted on it, well that is just a stupid question to 99% of the people.
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lol....Drink my followers......drink the kool aid !
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lol....Drink my followers......drink the kool aid !
I have read the posts with amusement. Let it go, dude drops cash, likes to see his name who loses...no one.
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Aug 21, 2013
 
Didnt corman get bunch hurt in louisville derailment....explosion ?
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Aug 21, 2013
 
You don't have a clue, and I doubt you can read, if that's all you got.
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Didnt corman get bunch hurt in louisville derailment....explosion ?
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Aug 21, 2013
 
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You don't have a clue, and I doubt you can read, if that's all you got.
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what flavor is on your tray ?
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Didnt corman get bunch hurt in louisville derailment....explosion ?
OMG yes! That was totally him! He said, "I think I'll have my employees go and get hurt just for the hell of it!"

Give me a break people. In a town full if drugs and trash, you'd THINK you would be a supporter of a man whose company employs many locals, treats and pays them well, and has a strict no smoking/drugs policy!

Yes, regular dinner train options in Lex and Bardstown can be pricey, but I don't know many places that offer a fine dining 4 course meal (Sorry, ordering an app, salad, entree, and dessert at Applebee's or JD Legends does NOT count as a quality 4 course meal) for less than 100 bucks at least... PLUS, he offers several special runs (like the Halloween and Christmas run) for families, Wine tasting and Bourbon runs, etc. for LESS.

I've never seen such whiners! Maybe the price is expensive because its supposed to be a high quality place where tshirts and jean shorts aren't considered fancy! Try McDonald's... I heard they have a great dollar menu...
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Aug 22, 2013
 
Reggy wrote:
If I was the Owner of a RR Company You bet Ide. put My name on it.. Just to show Everyone that said I would never amount to anything know. I'm betting You would too...Besides why would You care? Do You have trouble looking at the Man in the mirror? If so.. Make a change. I did .. The feeling is wonderful REG
Goddamit, stay off Lexington Topix, Reg. I mean David Boggs.

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