ACNR Logo-minMuhlenberg County Coal Resources, Inc., an affiliate of American Consolidated Natural Resources (ACNR) will close the Pride mine in Kentucky, according to local press reports citing the Muhlenberg Economic Growth Alliance as the source. The Pride mine is the only coal mine currently operating in Muhlenberg County, an area steeped in coal mining history and folklore. An underground room-and-pillar operation located near Central City, Kentucky, the Pride mine produced 1.7 million tons in 2023 and employs approximate 200.