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Fikes helps with Haiti relief

Fikes Truck Line, based in Hope, Ark., is transporting lumber intended for Haiti’s relief effort free of charge, the carrier said. Owner-operators Harold Horn and Jimmy King kicked off the effort hauling two loads of lumber for Weyerhaeuser from Bruce, Miss., to Jacksonville, Fla. Other carriers are donating similar services, a Fikes spokesperson said. For details, go to fikes.com.

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Models of efficiency: Introducing Fikes O/O Scott Grenerth

Finley, Ohio-based owner-operator Scott Grenerth, 40, I met in Nashville the day I ran with Jazzy Jordan (she's nearing Statesville, N.C., now -- go go go!). He was in the area headed to a pickup and brought his cycle out (pictured) to ride along as we ran. Turned out he was in the area frequently, and he's lately discovered the great Shelby Bottoms Greenway, which runs along the Cumberland River for several miles from Shelby Park, with a bridge ...

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J marks the spot: Running with Jazzy in Nashville, Tenn.

Or, actually, Donelson and Hermitage, both part of Metro Nashville, and then into Mt. Juliet briefly on a trek that was a personal best for me in terms of uninterrupted, long-distance running. I achieved 4.6 miles over the course of the first 50 minutes Jasmine "Jazzy" Jordan ran Tuesday morning. The 17-year-old is on her way across the United States to benefit the St. Christopher Truckers Development & Relief Fund and highlight trucking industry health needs. ...

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