'Twas the week before Christmas and all through the town, drivers were happy for gas was going down. But then just days away from the visit by St. Nick, stations spiked it 40 cents and made everyone sick. Central Kentucky drivers took to Twitter, Facebook and old-fashioned word of mouth to offer up some choice holiday greetings for service stations after the price of gas skyrocketed Wednesday. "It sucks," said Richmond's David Keene, who warned his real feelings weren't fit to print in a family newspaper.
Gas Prices Rise in Time for Holidays
By Scott Sloan, Lexington Herald-Leader • Dec 23, 2011