UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION WASHINGTON, DC 20549 ------------------ FORM 8-K/A CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934 Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): March 1, 2004 COMMISSION FILE NO.: 0-26823 ALLIANCE RESOURCE PARTNERS, L.P. (EXACT NAME OF REGISTRANT AS SPECIFIED IN ITS CHARTER) DELAWARE 73-1564280 (STATE OR OTHER JURISDICTION OF (IRS EMPLOYER INCORPORATION OR ORGANIZATION) IDENTIFICATION NO.) 1717 SOUTH BOULDER AVENUE, SUITE 600, TULSA, OKLAHOMA 74119 (ADDRESS OF PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICES AND ZIP CODE) (918) 295-7600 (REGISTRANT'S TELEPHONE NUMBER, INCLUDING AREA CODE) This current report on Form 8-K/A amends and supplements the current report filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on February 12, 2004, which relates to the mine fire that occurred at our Dotiki mine on February 11, 2004. ITEM 5. OTHER EVENTS AND REGULATION FD DISCLOSURE On March 1, 2004, Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. (the "Partnership"), announced by press release that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Webster County Coal, LLC, has made substantial progress in its efforts to extinguish a mine fire that temporarily idled the Dotiki mine following the occurrence of a mine fire on February 11, 2004. A copy of the Partnership's press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1. ITEM 7. FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS (c) EXHIBITS 99.1 Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. press release dated as of March 1, 2004. SIGNATURES Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized. ALLIANCE RESOURCE PARTNERS, L.P. By: Alliance Resource Management GP, LLC, its managing general partner By: /s/ Joseph W. Craft III ----------------------- Joseph W. Craft III President and Chief Executive Officer Date: March 2, 2004 EXHIBIT INDEX * 99.1 Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. press release dated as of March 1, 2004 --------------------------- * Filed herewith.