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Flashback
July 7, 1952 - WKIC broadcast "live" a speech by General George McArthur during the Republican National Convention.
July 7, 1963 - "To Kill a Mockingbird" with Gregory Peck opened at Hazard's Cinema Drive-In.
July 7, 1969 - Ernest Sparkman with WSGS was making technical adjustments at the transmitter on Buffalo Mountain. When he stepped over a five-gallon can in one corner of the building, Sparkman noticed something below his foot. Coiled just inches away was a rattlesnake ready for business. Sparkman jumped back and managed to dispose of the snake with a good blow from an iron pipe. When asked about the incident, Sparkman said, "I have seen at least 150 rattlesnakes since that happened this afternoon - because everything I saw that moved after that I thought was another one."
July 7, 1976 - WSGS increased power from 31,000 watts to 100,000 watts.


Flashbacks What happened July 6th? Listen "I Am The Nation" as read by Bill Morton Listen 92 Year Old Man Shares Life Lessons with WSGS Listen Nixon Visits Hyden - WSGS Coverage in 1978 Listen Herbert Hoover Visited Hazard in 1927 Listen Remembering Sterling Hardware Listen  Hazard High School Band at the 1940 World's Fair Listen Who Did WKIC's Quentin Combs run into at the Shamrock Restaurant in Hazard? Listen   WSGS Listener Plays the Harmonica During Call to the Station Listen WSGS Listeners Talk About "Three's Company" & Other TV Shows Listen Future Show from 31 years ago Listen WSGS Callers Talked About the Future in 1984 Listen Future Predictions on Presidential Elections Made 31 Years Ago on WSGS Listen Start Three - Look at the Future from 1984 Listen Predictions of Email & the Internet Made on WSGS 31 Years Ago Listen Part One - Predicting the Future on WSGS in 1984  Listen What Are You Afraid Of? Listen More Riddles Listen WSGS Listeners Try and Stump the Panel with Riddles Listen Bill & Shane Birthdays Listen WSGS Talkback Listen Remembering Gene Combs - Born 100 Years Ago Listen More Toys of the Past Listen Virgil Napier Birthday Tribute Listen More Toys of the Past Listen Vernon and Ernest Having Some Fun During WSGS Senior Citizen's  Radio Day Listen WSGS Talkback 1982 Listen Happy Birthday Faron Listen Mountain Toys Listen Growing Up in East Kentucky Listen Home Made Toys Part 2 Listen Home Made Toys - 1982 WSGS Broadcast  Part 1 Listen Paul McGraner Birthday Salute Listen WSGS Listener is Confused by Seven Second Delay Listen WSGS Movie Trivia Listen WSGS Talks with Walter Napier, Father of Scott Napier Listen Lighter  Moments of WSGS Talkback Listen Charlie Wilson Birthday Listen 1984 Flood in Hazard 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