2017-08-30 / Sports

Smithsonian sports exhibit at Hazard

In honor of the outstanding impact sports has had in the region, a Smithsonian Institute display of sports photographs, trophies, and other memorabilia will be at Hazard Community and Technical College now through Thursday, Sept. 28 in the Stephens Library at HCTC.

The “ Smithsonian Hometown Team Exhibit” is free and open to the public.

Memories from UK football player Tim Couch, the late Peggy Moore who played professional ball, Hazard High School standout Johnny Cox, and the rich history of Carr Creek, among others, will be included.

The display will include items from Breathitt, Knott, Leslie, Letcher, and Perry counties, but those throughout the nation are invited to visit.

School groups are encouraged to schedule a visit to the display by contacting Jill Robertson, Community Coordinator, by calling 1-859-608-6932.

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