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May 6, 1958 - Jailhouse Rock opened at Hazard's Grand Vue Drive-In. Elvis Presley refused to watch the movie because of co-star Judy Tyler's death in a traffic wreck three days after filming was completed.
May 6, 1972 - The Lost Creek Speedway opened.
May 6, 1989 - Danny Hurley of Chavies won a million dollars in the Kentucky Lottery. Hurley received $50,000 a year from 1989 until 2009.

Flashbacks Banks Furniture Jingle Listen  More of Cawood's Civic Nigh Comments  Listen Cawood Ledford speaks at Hazard Civic Night Listen The Story by Hazard's Official Seal  Listen Randy Walters Flashback Listen Bill Gorman remembers R. T. Whittinghill Listen Big Dipper Show Season Finale Listen The Singing Miner's Most Requested Songs Listen The Big Dipper Talks Final Four Listen March 29th Flashback Listen Sticker Collecting Craze Listen What happened on March 22nd? Listen Hazard Barber Carson Cornett Listen Sweet 16 Memories with Roscoe Shackelford  Listen Big Dipper at Rupp Arena Listen  The 1963 Flood Listen What Happened on March 11th? Listen Grover Wilson Talks of Early Hazard Listen Adolph Rupp talks about Jim Rose of Hazard Listen Trip to the Movies in Hazard Listen Singing Miner Sings Stiles Jewelry Commercial Listen The Man on the Street Listen WSGS Tongue Twisters Listen John Quillen Sr. Birthday Salute Listen Growing up in Hazard in the '30's & '40's  Listen Bob Murr's Ventriloquist Act Listen February 24th Broadcast Listen February 23rd Broadcast Listen Remembering Sam Ward  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