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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...
is incorporated into the city of
February 17th 1955 – The Little Theater in Hazard performed the
“The Curious Savage” at the
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
in Hazard. He
spoke to WSGS during his visit. Listen