September 22, 1950 - WKIC broadcast a football game
between Hazard and Cumberland. Hazard won the game 34 to 0.
September 22, 1950 - Randy Walters was born. He was a
popular announcer on WSGS between 1979 and 1989. He was known for the
characters he created on the air, including Cowboy Jim, the Maharishi,
and traffic reporter Jose Kissinger. Before his radio career in Hazard,
Walkers did nondestructive testing at a nuclear power plant in Detroit.
His other pre-radio jobs including digging graves, working in the coal
mines, and race car driving.
His first announcing job was describing wrestling matches in Atlanta,
now known as the WWF.
September 22nd 1966 - The UK Board of Trustees selected
the site for the new
- land owned by the Black Gold Mining
September 22, 2001 - Montgomery
Gentry performed a concert at Memorial Gym in Hazard.
September 22, 1980 - Groundbreaking ceremonies were held for the
named after Hazard Mayor
Bill Gormanís mother. The
60 unit, five story apartment building for the elderly
is located in Lothair.