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December 19, 1821 - Pike County was formed in Kentucky.
December 19, 1983 - Hazard businessman John Evans Bowling died.  He was a member of the 1953 Hazard team that included Roscoe Shackelford and John Quillen.  The team advanced to the Boys Sweet 16 quarterfinals.

Flashbacks Jay Lasslo Interviews Roscoe Shackelford Listen Remembering Bob Mansfield Listen The Combs Hotel, later known as the Grand Hotel, burned in 1928 Listen Popular Christmas Gift 30 Years Ago Listen Enos from the Dukes of Hazzard Visits Hazard, Kentucky in December 1982 Listen Crazy Christmas Gifts Listen Happy Birthday Jean Ritchie Listen Remembering Elmer Davis Listen What Happened on December 6th? Listen WSGS Sponsors in December 1976 Listen Crazy Christmas Gifts - 1984 Broadcast Listen December 3rd 1977 Broadcast on WSGS Listen What Happened on December 2nd? Listen Glen Sims Birthday Salute Listen What Are WSGS Listeners Thankful For?  Listen We talk to Ruth Bowling, the wife of Silas Bowling. Listen Big Dipper Remembers WKIC in the 1950s Listen WKIC and WSGS Celebrates 67 Years On The Air Listen East Kentuckians Remember JFK Listen November 20th Flashback Listen What Happened on November 18th? Listen  Hazard's Jerry's Restaurant Anniversary Listen What Happened on November 11th? Listen Bill Douglas Stops By WSGS Listen Vernon Cooper Birthday Salute Listen Michigan Teenagers Say They Learned about Hazard, Kentucky from the Dukes of Hazzard Listen Willard Morris and Black John Roberts on WSGS in 1979 Listen WSGS Listeners Talk About the November General Election in 1984 Listen Halloween Tale by Ernest Sparkman Listen Charlie Wilson Talks To Voters Listen Quentin Combs Talks About Working With Jay, Ernest & The Singing Miner Listen Floyd Cramer Speaks to WSGS Listen Remembering Doug Combs Sr. Listen Virgil Napier Interviews Bill  Strong Listen Alva Hollon Sr. Birthday Listen Grand Vue Drive-In Listen Important Dates in History Listen October 20th Flashback Listen Remembering the 2001 Fire on Main Street in Hazard Listen What Happened on October 17th? Listen Wayne Combs Recalls A WSGS/WKIC News Broadcast That He Had A Personal Connection To. Listen Carl D. Perkins Birthday 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