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October 31, 1913 - Several buildings burned during a major fire in Jackson on Halloween night including a couple of churches, a hotel and the post office.
60 years ago today on October 31, 1954 - a Halloween Carnival was held at Memorial Gym in Hazard.  Fred Combs was chairman of the event that was sponsored by the Hazard Parent-teachers association.  There were pony rides, skating, and square dancing inside the gym.
October 31, 1967 - The Kentucky State Barracks in Walkertown opened.
October 31, 1977 - Scuddy Pic Pac grocery opened.
October 31, 1983 - Groundbreaking ceremonies were held for the Sherman Neach Athletic Complex.

Flashbacks Charlie Wilson Talks To Voters Listen Quentin Combs Talks About Working With Jay, Ernest & The Singing Miner Listen Floyd Cramer Speaks to WSGS Listen Remembering Doug Combs Sr. Listen Virgil Napier Interviews Bill Strong Listen Alva Hollon Sr. Birthday Listen Grand Vue Drive-In Listen Important Dates in History Listen October 20th Flashback Listen Remembering the 2001 Fire on Main Street in Hazard Listen What Happened on October 17th? Listen Wayne Combs Recalls A WSGS/WKIC News Broadcast That He Had A Personal Connection To. Listen Carl D. Perkins Birthday Listen October 14th Flashback Listen M. K. Eblen Talks to WSGS  Best of the Big Dipper Listen Dolly Parton's Memorial Gym Concert  Listen The Trading Post with Ernest Sparkman Listen Elmer Gabbard/Bill Gorman Flashback Listen Remembering a Hazard Landmark  Listen October 7th Flashback Listen Senator Ed Dirksen Visited Hazard in 1954 Listen John Anderson Speaks to WSGS Listen Loretta Lynn Speaks to WSGS Listen Part One - Glen Campbell's 1974 Visit to Hazard Listen Part Two - Glen Campbell  Speaks to WSGS in 1974 Listen What Happened on September 29? Listen Lighter Moments of Talkback Listen History of the Radio Building - plus - Jay Lasslo's Famous Laugh Listen Tiny Tim Visits WSGS Listen Randy Walters Birthday Salute Listen  Best of Talkback Listen Remembering The Dukes of Hazzard at the Black Gold Festival Listen Black Gold Voices From the Past Listen 1984 Black Gold Coverage Listen WSGS Coverage of the 1981 Black Gold Festival Listen WSGS Coverage of the 1st Black Gold Festival in 1977 Listen Memorial Gym Anniversary Listen Marcus Combs talks to Charlie Wilson Listen WSGS Listener Struck By Lightning Listen Flashback with Charlie Wilson Listen Lighter Moments of Talkback (1983) Listen Carl Perkins Concert in Hazard Listen Paul Harvey Birthday Listen Remembering the Lycinda Drive-In Listen Adolph Rupp & Tennessee Ernie Ford Listen WSGS Talkback from 1980 Listen Fran Curci Talks to WSGS Listen 1981 Talkback Listen What led to Quentin Combs' 17 year career at WSGS & WKIC? Listen Best of the Big Dipper Show Listen Funny Moments from Talkback 1982 Listen Blooper with Paul Harvey Listen 1983 Talkback Listen Ernest Sparkman Birthday Listen August 18th Flashback Listen  Elvis Anniversary Listen  Big Dipper Broadcast From the new WSGS Studios in 2001 Listen Bert Combs Birthday Salute Listen Rebecca Gayheart Birthday Listen Benny Davidson Remembers Late Night Radio in the '60s. Listen  Listener Mail Hi guys at WSGS - I was in Indianapolis yesterday an on the was home I was about 50 miles  from Indy an 60 north of Louisville an i picked your  station up on my car radio. Keep up the great work. God Bless. Danny  Stinnet I love this  radio station. Glad you're online, now I can hear the best music all the  way in Louisville. Thanks. Faron & Scott, I enjoy your show. I try to listen every morning. I've been listening to WSGS since 1988. WSGS is the best radio station in the U.S.A. Heck, let's say in the  whole wide world. Ronnie Sutton, Corbin, KY LOVE this station. Listening in Orlando, Florida. The country needs  more REAL people stations like this,  and a far fewer of the  Corporation  Garbage types we have  plethora of ... Best Wishes for continued success. Rob Todd.  We lived in  Knott  County for most of our lives,  but moved to London 10 years ago.  WSGS was  the station we listened to before we  moved and we still listen to you a lot here in London...still the  best  County Music station on  the air! Anita Madden, London, KY. Hello. I am very glad to see WSGS has a live internet stream so I can listen to news and the music from the place where I grew up. I am really enjoying it.  Thanks. Bill in Ohio. I am so thankful to be able to hear news down here in South Carolina from Hazard and  also to be able to see the pictures you present of our town. I appreciate the Flashback, i.e. Cash  Walker...I  remember watching Cas and his  humor was coarse but  good and sometimes I smiled even after the programs thinking back what he had said. Anyhow, I am blessed to be able to listen to hometown news. WSGS rides the airways from KY to SC very clearly. Thanks so very much. Idalee Hansel, Spartanburg, SC WSGS, I absolutely love your show! You all are the last station I know of that plays true Country Music. If I lost your show I don't know what I would do. I have listened to WSGS for years on the way from my home in Lexington to Pineville. You all have created countless memories that I could share with my Grandfather with your all's station. One day I hope to visit Hazard and get to see where WSGS is. I also love the listen live streaming. Now when I go off to college in Florida I will be able to keep up with this great station. Thank you guys and keep up the amazing work! God bless! Nathaniel in Lexington, KY