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December 10, 1836 - John Duff made the first survey of Hazard. The 10 acres of land was located near the home of Elijah Combs.
December 10, 1928 - The controversial film, "Uncle Tom's Cabin" opened at the Virginia Theater in Hazard. Sound movies had yet to arrive in Perry County. The film, from the Harriet Beecher Stowe novel, was one of the more expensive for the time with a price tag of nearly two millions dollars.
60 years ago today on December 10, 1947 - Tex Ritter made a personal appearance on the stage of the Family Theater in Hazard.
40 years ago today on December 10, 1977 - Kentucky basketball coach Adolph Rupp died.

Flashbacks Jean Ritchie Birthday Tribute Watch  Pearl Harbor Anniversary Watch  Remembering Dickie Alexander - Hazard vs. Pulaski County in 1979  Listen  Charlie Wilson's Early Memories of WSGS & WKIC Watch Mel Tillis talks to WSGS  Listen Ernest & Jay Remember Coverage of JFK in 1963  Watch Radio Memories by Paul McGraner Watch  Tanner's Takes Listen WSGS Talkback with Tom Dupree Listen  Blair Green Talks to WSGS  Listen Paul Harvey on WSGS Listen Talkback with Kristy Maggard Listen First Talkback on WSGS in 1978  Listen  Vernon Cooper Birthday Listen Allie Gorman Daniel died 30 years ago Listen  Halloween at Carr Creek High School  Listen Bob Hale Birthday Listen  Dave Hammond calls WSGS Listen  Dolly Parton was in Hazard in 1975 Listen Don Williams Outtakes on WSGS Listen Memorial Gym  Anniversary Listen Florida Hurricane Coverage from WSGS Listen  "Southern Nights/Hazard Skies" by Glen Campbell  Listen Roy Eversole died 20 years ago. Listen Cinema Drive-In Anniversary Listen Sanders Petrey 100th Birthday Salute Listen  Happy Birthday Faron Listen Mother's Day Broadcast on WKIC Listen What happened 80 years ago? Listen ia Video Sweet 16 Memories Listen 1963 Flood Anniversary Listen Tanner Westerberg at the SEC Tournament Listen Bucky Reynolds on WKIC Video George Jones in Hazard Listen  February 15th Flashback Listen Burnice Steele Tribute: Watch  Anniversary of Beatles appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show  Listen  60th Anniversary of the 1957 Flood  Listen  Carr Creek won the L.I.T. in 1963  Listen What Happened on January 25th? Listen Martin Luther King's Hazard, Kentucky Connection. Listen  Patrick Henry is remembered one year after his passing. Listen  Remembering Gatewood Galbraith Listen Future  Disaster Coverage on WKIC &  WSGS 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  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