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January 19, 1923 - The first regular taxi service in Hazard opened for business. (Broadway Taxi).
January 19, 1951 - WKIC broadcast a basketball between Central City and Hazard.
January 19, 1958 - A Perry County solider appeared on Wide, Wide, Wide World on the NBC Television network. Sgt. Harry Birmingham was featured on the national broadcast for his outstanding record in the Army Guided Missiles program.
60 years ago today on January 19, 1959 - Bobby Cisco replaced Bob Heath as Hazard Police Chief. 
January 19, 1962 - The Hazard Bulldogs advanced to the quarterfinals of the Louisville Invitational Tournament. It was broadcast on WSGS. 
January 19, 1996 - Riders in the Sky performed a concert in Hazard.

Flashback WSGS Ballgame Blooper Video 50 years ago this week - Time Capsule with Ernest Sparkman Listen  New Year's Eve 1984 at WSGS Video  1976 New Year's Eve on WSGS Listen George Kawaja Tribute Listen Thelma Petrey Tribute Listen WSGS WKIC Announcer Glen Sims Birthday Listen WSGS & WKIC Coverage of the JFK Assassination in 1963  Video  Roy Clark hit heard on WSGS in 1976 Video  Jerry's Restaurant opened in Hazard 40 years ago Listen Remembering Tots & Teens Listen  2018 Election Returns Listen  40th anniversary of the first WSGS Talkback Listen Red Henry White Classic Political Commercial Listen Rare ad for WKIC-FM Election Coverage in 1959 Image Walter May in 1972 Listen Emotional callers talk to Matt Jones on WSGS after UK's win over Missouri. Listen  Listener Mail Hi guys at WSGS - I was in Indianapolis  yesterday,  50  miles  from Indy and 60 miles north of  Louisville and 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