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February 17th 1923 – Former Perry County Sheriff Frank Horn died after being shot several times at a mining camp in Chavies.  At the time he was Superintendent of the Coneva Coal Company and was trying to stop the illegal traffic of alcohol at the camp. Horn served as Perry County Sheriff from 1910 until 1913.
February 17th 1925... Woodland Park is incorporated into the city of Hazard .
February 17th 1955 – The Little Theater in Hazard performed the “The Curious Savage” at the Hazard High School auditorium. The play featured WKIC’s Jay Lasslo and Charlie Metcalf. Chester Stephens was the stage designer and WKIC engineer Marvin Young served as light and sound technician. The crowd enjoyed Lasslo’s violin playing stance.
February 17th 1989...George Jones performed a concert at the Sherman Neace Athletic Center in Hazard.  He spoke to WSGS during his visit. Listen