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August 18, 1939 - The first annual pet & pony show was held at Hazard Baptist Institute.
August 18, 1963 - "The Nutty Professor," with Jerry Lewis, opened at Hazard's Cinema Drive-In.
August 18, 1969 - Ground breaking ceremonies were held for the Daniel Boone Parkway between Hazard and London. Before - Hazard, Hyden, Manchester and London were connected by Highway 80, a two lane road often congested with coal trucks.
August 18, 1976 - Enix & Caylor Music Center opened on Memorial Drive in Hazard.
30 years ago today on August 18, 1988 - Former Governors Wendell Ford and Bert Combs visited Hazard.

Flashback Jay Lasslo Birthday Salute Video High above La Citadelle in Hazard. Video  Ida Miracle Tribute Listen 60th anniversary of the opening of La Citadelle in Hazard Listen Glen Campbell's 1973 concert in Hazard Listen Greasy Creek and a pit-bull  Listen The secret to a long marriage by Greasy Creek Bill Listen Virgil Napier died 20 years ago Video Bill Morton's reading of "I Am the Nation Listen Nixon in Hyden Video Nixon in Hyden 40 years ago - WSGS Broadcast Listen Lorrie Morgan talks to WSGS in 2016 Listen Taylor Austin Dye on WSGS Video 2018 Hazard vs. Xavier Game on WKIC Listen 1980 Hazard Baseball Final Four Listen 1995 Hazard Baseball Final Four Listen Hazard Bombers Jingle Listen June 8th Birthdays Listen The WSGS tower came down 25 years ago: Video Remembering Robert Kennedy Listen WSGS 2018 Primary Election Coverage Listen Les Burgett talks to WSGS in 1989 Listen WSGS coverage of 1998 May Primary Election Listen Red Henry White Classic Political Commercial Listen Charlie Wilson talks politics with WSGS callers in 1983 Listen 1981 Classic Political  Commercial: Charlie Jones Listen Hazard Civic Night Highlights Listen Paul Harvey focuses on Hazard students Listen Cawood Ledford Birthday Listen Remembering Randy Listen Merle Haggard talks to WSGS Listen Sanders Petrey Flashback Listen Clay County 1987 Sweet 16 Championship Listen Hazard Coach Al Holland talks to WSGS Video Flashback: Ralph Beard, a member of the "Fabulous Five," speaks to WSGS Listen WSGS at the Sweet 16 Video Magic Mart opened in Hazard 50 years  ago. Listen WSGS Sweet 16 Flashback Video 1963 Flood Anniversary Listen Hazard - Letcher - 14th Region Highlights Video 2018 Boy's 54th District Tournament - Hazard vs. PCC Video 2018 Flood in Hazard Video PCC Coach Randy Napier talks to WSGS Listen Robert Kennedy was in Hazard 50 years ago Video  WSGS 2018 Flood Video Watch Noah Back talks to Sports 101 Listen The  Beatles on Ed Sullivan Listen PCC vs. Hazard Video PCC vs. Hazard Audio What movie audiences in 1921 were watching in Hazard Video WSGS 2003 Broadcast Video 1957 Flood Anniversary Video What movie was showing at the Virginia Theater in Hazard in 1949? Video  Rare video of passenger train in Hazard Watch Amber Hayes hears her song on WSGS Video 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 ... 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