COUNTRY ROAD CLUB E-NEWS

A                                                           June 23, 2017

June 23          Superior Ag’s Freedom Fill Up Event, WRAY Live, Noon til 2

June 23          So. Ind. Car Club Concert & Cruise In, Gib.Co Courthouse Square

June 23-25    Broadway Players presents “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown”

June 24          Right to Bear Arms Sig Sauer Summer Sale  Live Broadcast, 10 til noon, 

June 25          Late Model Summer Nationals at Tristate Speedway

June 24          Whispering Bill Anderson at Wood Memorial HS Gym (812-677-0728

June 30          Best One Tire & Service Customer Appreciation Day

July 1             Grand Opening & 5K Run Walk at the New Hopkins Park

July 1-4         Otwell July 4th Celebration, Otwell, Indiana

July 1             Dream Big 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament at Lafayette Park at 9am

July 2             Sprint Stampede at Tristate Speedway

July 4             Free Fireworks at Gibson County Fairgrounds, Princeton, IN

July 8             Big O Music Fest, Reid’s Orchard, Owensboro, Ky.

July 9-15       Gibson County Fair, Gibson County Fairgrounds

July 17 – 22  Dubois County 4H Fair, Dubois Co Fairgrounds

July 15          USAC Indiana Sprint Week at Tristate Speedway

Aug 5             Hoosier Sprint Nationals at Tristate Speedway

Aug 5             Billy Ray Cyrus to Play the Victory Theatre, Evansville

Aug 25           Alan Jackson’s Honky Tonk Highway Tour @ Ford Center

Sept 3                        Labor Day Weekend Challenge at Tristate Speedway

Sept 16          Haubstadt Hustler at Tristate Speedway

Oct 7              The Harvest Cup at Tristate Speedway

 

 

 

 

TODAY: 

JUNE 23, SUPERIOR AG FUELING FREEDOM EVENT

 

 

Superior Ag is gearing up for Independence Day with a Fueling Freedom event you won’t want to miss! On Friday, June 23 between noon and 5 p.m. at the CountryMark station in Princeton. Superior Ag will donate 50 cents to the local National Guard Family Readiness Group for every gallon of quality fuel sold. Fill up for freedom with Superior Ag and quality CountryMark fuels. WRAY will broadcast live from Superior Ag, at 1471 East State Road 64, Princeton.   A total of 40 Country Mark Fuel Stations are participating in Fueling Freedom 2017.   Locally in Evansville, at 5015 N. St. Joesph Ave.   &  901 N. Main Street, in Huntingburg. 

 

 

JUNE 23RD FOURTH FRIDAY CAR SHOW ON PRINCETON SQUARE

 

Fourth Friday is cruising back to the Square in Downtown Princeton June 23! Meet your friends for great food, lots of fun, and beautiful cars, with the first fifty cars receiving dash plaques, and awards at 8:45. Live music from the Honey Roy Blues Band 6-9 pm. Fourth Friday music and promotions sponsored by Toyota, Gibson County Tourism, Clarion, WRAY and presented by Downtown Princeton, Inc. and Southern Indiana Car Club!

 

 

 

 

JUNE 24TH,  SIG SAUER SUMMER SALE, RIGHT TO BEAR ARMS, HAUBSTADT

 

Don’t Miss Sig Sauer Summer Sale this Saturday, June 24th,  nine til six, at Right to Bear Arms!   This is Jake inviting you to visit with Sig Sauer Reps Saturday, from nine til three!  Also,   with any Sig ammo purchase, try any gun, optic or suppressor that Sig Reps have available!    Plus, no range fees for any customer with purchase of at least one box of Sig Ammo!   Sig Sauer Summer Sale, nine til six, Saturday , June 24th.    Come see us at  Right to Bear Arms, Highway 41, Haubstadt.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUMMER FUN GETAWAYS & PRIZES ON COUNTRY 98.1

 

 

Stick it to win on Facebook, Win On-Air & Win if Country 98.1 WRAY spots your vehicle in a safe place to stop you!     Stick a WRAY bumper sticker on your vehicle to win Summer Fun tickets to Indiana Beach!     Holiday World!     Indiana Caverns!   or Beech Bend Park & the Corvette Museum!   Get your WRAY Bumper sticker with valuable coupons on the back at Stoll’s Country Inn, Evansville!    Memmers  & M & M True Value Stores, in Princeton and Haubstadt!   Miller’s Discount Grocery,  Princeton, or WRAY Radio.

 

To win on Facebook, when the Stick it to Win is posted on WRAY Facebook Like, share & comment a picture of your WRAY bumper sticker on your vehicle below the original post on the WRAY Facebook page.  Winners will be selected at random.

 

More  locations for picking up a WRAY Bumper stickers:

In Princeton at:

Memmers True Value Hardware

Miller’s Discount Grocery

Red Dawn Armory

Signs by Susie

MRK Equipment Company

Berries Produce

Kiesel Enterprises! 

 

In Oakland City at:

Power’s Motor Parts Napa Store

Sue’s Flowers, Gifts & Country Gatherings

 

In Haubstadt at:

M&M True Value

 

In Fort Branch at:

Ruby’s Florals & Gifts

 

In Owensville at:

Holder Furniture

 

In Evansville at:

Stolls Country Inn

 

In Mt. Carmel at:

Lip Motorsports

 

Stick a WRAY bumper sticker on your vehicle then  Listen and learn how you can win Summer Fun Getaway prizes on Country 98.1 WRAY!

 

 

GIBSON CO. SHERIFF’S OFFICE HIRING FULL TIME CORRECTIONS OFFICER

 

Gibson County Sheriff’s Office is taking applications for a  Full Time  Corrections 

Officer, at the jail,  thru June 30th .       

Applications are available at the Sheriff’s Office, 112 East Emerson, in Princeton,

from 7am  til 4 pm,  Monday  thru Friday;  or online at Gibson County Sheriff

 dot com.   Apply today!   Gibson County Sheriff’s Office will be taking applications for

 Full Time Corrections Officer, at the jail,  thru Friday,   June 30th  at  3pm.  

 Gibson County  Sheriff’s Office is  an Equal Opportunity Employer!    

 

 

RETURN SURVEY TO HELP PRINCETON LIBRARY EXPANSION

 

Your Princeton Public Library is expanding and they need your help!   Random library surveys are being mailed to a selection of Patoka Township Residents.  If you receive a survey, please complete the form to help the library apply for a grant to fund the Princeton Library expansion.  Princeton Public Library will be adding a technology room, meeting space for up to 150 people, tutoring rooms, extra space for Youth Services Programs, and more!    If you receive the survey, please complete and return your library survey and do your part to help expand your Princeton Public Library.

 

 

NEXT TUESDAY ON THE OPRY 

Next Tuesday, June 27, on the Opry, don’t miss Chris Young, Chris Janson, Carly Pearce, and more. Call 800-SEE-OPRY or visit opry.com.

 

 

JUNE 23-25   “YOU’RE A GOOD MAN CHARLIE BROWN”

 

Broadway Players will present You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown, taking place at Princeton Theatre & Community Center on June 23 & 24 @ 7:00 and  June 25th @ 2:00.Tickets may be purchased at the box office: Box office hours at the Princeton Theatre are Monday, Tuesday, and Friday from noon to 5 pm and Thursday from 2 to 7 pm and prior to each performance.   For more information call the box office at 812-635-9185.

 

 

 

 

 

 

JUNE 24, WHISPERING BILL ANDERSON AT WOOD MEMORIAL HS GYM

 

 

Come see…..Whispering Bill Anderson at Wood Memorial High School Gym, 5 pm, Saturday, June 24th.  (Doors open at 4 CST)   Also featuring:  Alex Benefield & Division Road  and Mike Lance & Starbound.    Concessions available Sponsored by Oakland City Lions Club.   For more information call 812-677-0728.  Ticket prices $40  Lower Level,  $35  Midsection  $30 Upper Lever & Handicapped.    Tickets Available in Oakland City at Cozy Café, Double “D”Diner, German American Bank  and from any O.C. Lions Club Member.  In Princeton at Alterations & More, German American Bank  & Gibson County Tourism Bureau. 

 

JUNE 25, LATE MODEL SUMMER NATIONALS AT TRI-STATE SPEEDWAY

 

 

See late model Summer Nationals Sunday, June 25th, at Tri-State Speedway.  Late models make their only appearance with $5000 to win.  Summit Modifieds will race beginning at 7:30 pm. Sunday Night, June 25th at Tri-State Speedway, in Haubstadt.

 

 

 

JUNE 30TH,   BESTONE TIRE & SERVICE CUSTOMER APPRECIATION DAY

 

 

“Best One Tire and Service’s Customer Appreciation Day is Friday, June 30th! Stop by for free burgers and more! Register to win Cardinals tickets plus other prize giveaways! Get special tire pricing! Join WRAY Live on Friday, June 30th, at Best One Tire and Service on West Broadway, in Princeton!”

 

 

JULY 4TH, FREE FIREWORKS AT GIBSON COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS, PRINCETON

 

 

            Princeton Area Betterment presents Free Fireworks at the Gibson County Fairgrounds, this Thursday, July 4th!   

            See one of the best fireworks shows in the area, including a  six hundred foot waterfall, over twenty-five feet tall, visible only in the fairgrounds!   P-A-B  Free Fireworks, July 4th, at the Gibson County Fairgrounds.  Admission free!   Parking in the fairgrounds, $2.00!   Gates open at 6 pm.  Concessions available.  July 4th free fireworks  Presented by Princeton Area Betterment and local businesses.  

 

 

JULY 4TH, OTWELL RURITAN 4TH OF JULY CELEBRATION & FIREWORKS

 

Plan to attend the 60th Annual Jefferson Township Ruritan 4th of July Celebration, July 1st thru July 4th in Otwell, Indiana.   Enjoy rides, games, delicious foods!   Burgers, fish sandwiches, hot dogs, coney dogs, curly fries. Also, on July 4th only,  Delicious Barbeque chicken, & Rib Dinners.

and  Ruritan’s  delicious Homemade Ice Cream.  

Saturday, July 1st

4 pm Cook off Judging begins

6:30pm  Power Wheels at Demo Derby

7pm Demolition Derby

Sunday, July 2nd  

At Noon …. Volleyball Tourney

4 pm……..  Food Stands open

4 til 10 pm  Rides open

7 pm …….. ATV Dirt Drags

Monday, July 3rd

4 -10  Rides on Midway

6pm:  Little Miss Firecracker Contest   

7 pm:   Local Tractor/Truck Pull

 

Tuesday, July 4th

10 am:  Parade

11 am serving of Delicious Barbeque chicken and rib dinners, Lemon Shakes ups, homemade ice cream and  more on July 4th only! 

1:00 pm   Garden Tractor Pull

1:00 pm  Firecracker Baby contest

2 pm Children’s Pedal  Tractor Pull

2:30-5 pm:  Community Gospel Sing Featuring Charley Ryan, Free Admission.

7pm   Local & ORVPA Truck / Tractor Pull

At Dark:  One of the best Fireworks Displays in the area! 

Otwell Ruritan’s 4th of July Celebration in Otwell, Indiana

More information  at Otwell 4th of July Celebration on Facebook. Or www.otwell4thofjulycelebration.com

 

 

 

JULY 8, BIG O MUSIC FEST, REID’S ORCHARD, OWENSBORO, KY.

 

 

Get ready to get rowdy at the Big O Music Fest Saturday, July 8th, 2017, at Reid’s Orchard, in Owensboro, Ky!   Official lineup for the event  includes:  Cole Swindell….Colt Ford…….Moon Taxi……Craig Campbell…..Tucker Beathard….Dylan Scott…. & Muscadine Bloodline.  

 

 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 5TH,  BILLY RAY CYRUS TO PLAY THE VICTORY THEATRE

 

Billy Ray Cyrus is back and better than ever! Come celebrate the 25th anniversary of the smash hit that started it all, Achy Break Heart, at the Victory Theatre on August 5th. Cyrus will be joined by special guest, Nashville’s rising star, Olivia Lane.

Tickets go on sale Thursday, June 1st, at 10am. Tickets can be purchased at the venue box office, online at Ticketmaster.com, or by calling 812-422-1515.

 

 

 

FRIDAY, AUGUST 25TH ALAN JACKSON & SPECIAL GUEST LEE ANN WOMACK

 

Country Superstar Alan Jackson brings his 2017 Honky Tonk Highway Tour to the Ford Center in Evansville, on Friday August 25th.   Multi-platinum singer Lee Ann Womack will be the special guest.  Tickets on sale now available at Ford Center Ticket Office, Ticketmaster.com,  800-745-3000 and by visiting www.alanjackson.com

 

 

 

BEST ONE BEST VOICE CONTEST
Come and join Best One Tire and Service and The Gibson County Chamber of Commerce and as we host the first annual Best One Voice Competition. The Best One Voice competition is for everyone interested in showcasing their talents. The winner of the competition will win an all inclusive trip to an open casting call for The NBC T.V. show “The Voice”. Applications are now online, act fast limited to the first 100 contestants.    Click here for more information

 

 

SIGN UP FOR OUT OF THE DARKNESS WALK AT THE GIBSON COUNTY FAIR

 

 

Join us on Sunday, Oct 1 at Princeton Community HS track as we walk to fight suicide and raise awareness about mental health. Register today at Out of the Darkness dot org. and look for the Out of the Darkness Walk booth in the merchants buildings at the Gibson Co Fair!

 

 

 

FRIED CHICKEN TO GO OR LET STOLLS CATER YOUR NEXT BIG EVENT

 

Why slave over a hot stove when you can pick it up or have it catered by Stoll’s Country Inn!   Ever so popular Stoll’s Fried Chicken & sides to go!   This is Carla reminding you,  our Fried Chicken to Go” comes with bread, butter and apple butter.   Make it really easy on yourself by adding a few extra sides and picking up a complete Fried Chicken meal to go for a great family dinner.   You can depend on Stoll’s Country Inn to provide delicious meals for the most important events in your life.   Stop in to enjoy our complete Buffet!   Pick up Meals to go!  or let us Cater your next big event!    Stoll’s Country Inn,  812-867-7730, on Highway 41, just south of I-64,  Evansville.

 

 

 

 

UPHOLSTERY REPAIR & DETAILING AT LIP MOTORSPORTS

 

Don’t trash it, Lip Motorsports can restore it! 

Lip Motorsports offers professional upholstery  repair;   from a full custom interior on your hot rod or classic car  to repairs on your everyday driver headliners and seats.  Lip Motorsports also can handle your motorcycle, camper, RV, boat, ATV tractor seats, small household furniture and lawn furniture.   Car detailing is also available starting $79.99!   For an appointment call Lip Motorsports, in Mt. Carmel at   618-262-5436

 

 

KAITY’S  CUSTOM  CABINETS   

Looking  to  remodel,   or  build  a  new  home? Kaity’s  Custom  Cabinets  has  all  your  kitchen,  bath,  and  closet  solutions. Offering   hand  crafted  custom  cabinetry,  tin  and  tile  backsplashes, countertops,  poured  marble  tubs  and  showers.  And  custom  closet  organizers.  Free  estimates  on  all  products  and  installation  is  available  for  every  job.  Visit  Kaity’s  Custom  Cabinets, 105  North  Seventh  Street,  Princeton.  Open  Tuesday  through  Friday  nine  to  four.  Saturday  ten  until  three.   June 16 thru August 1st, Call 812-486-9545 for  an  appointment.

 

 

OPEN LAB FOR QUESTIONS AT PRINCETON PUBLIC LIBRARY

 

Have questions about downloading e-books, navigating the internet, or setting up an email account?  Then you are going to love Open Lab at the Princeton Public Library!    Open Lab will offer you assistance and give you a chance to get your individual questions answered.   Open Lab is available on Tuesday evening, 5:30 til 7:30;  Wednesday morning 10 til noon; Thursday afternoon, 2 til 4!   And, the second Saturday of every month, from 2 til 4.  Anyone is invited to bring your Laptop, tablet, or I-pad and learn in the Open Lab at your Princeton Public Library, in downtown Princeton.    Also, sign-up for text reminder from the Library for Movies and programs. 

 

 

 

CHECK OUT E-BOOKS AT PRINCETON LIBRARY


Check out downloadable audio books and eBooks 24/7 to your nook, iPod, iPad, iPhone, Sony reader and kindle. Titles automatically expire at the end of lending periods, no more late fees! There are over 5000 titles to choose from! Visit the Princeton Public Library website at www.princetonpl.lib.in.us and check out eBooks and audio books, now. Call PPL for information on help sessions to learn how to download eBooks today. (eBooks not available to reciprocal borrowers and non-resident student cards)

 

        

 

WRAY GIVES TICKETS FOR GRAND OLE OPRY EVERY WEEK


Country 98.1’s Grand Ole Opry and Country Music Hall of Fame ticket giveaways are every Friday morning.  Be listening Wednesday and Thursday morning for the phrase of the week, Friday morning, be the correct caller and know the exact phrase of the week and you’ll win tickets to the World Famous Grand Ole Opry and Country Music Hall of Fame, in Nashville Tennessee. Winning is easy on COUNTRY 98.1 WRAY.YOUR OFFICIAL NASHVILLE CONNECTION! Link to Country Music Hall of Fame, the Opry and other Nashville attractions.

 

COUNTRY GOLD SATURDAY MORNING & SUNDAY NIGHT ON 98.1

Be listening for Country Gold, with hosts Scott Mason and Mark Lathom.  Country Gold comes your way on  Saturday Mornings from 9 til Noon on Country 98.1 FM WRAY!  Mark  and Scott look forward to bringing you your favorite classic country music.  If you have a  request call 812-386-1250, and hit “1” for requests.  Join us for 3 hours of Country Gold, from 9 til Noon, every Saturday morning. Also, if you like the golden oldie country songs, please tune in for another  “Country Gold” Show with host Terry Clark, beginning 4 p.m. Sunday evenings on Country 98.1.

 

COUNTRY COUNTDOWN USA STARTS AT NOON EACH SATURDAY

Something “Brand New” on Country 98.1…Country Countdown USA Saturday’s at Noon on WRAY-FM 98.1. Country Aircheck Editor Lon Helton hosts the countdown show with weekly in-studio guest artists. A country star joins Lon for the entire show, sharing funny and topical stories about artists and songs in the Top 30. Recent co-hosts have included Tim McGraw, George Strait, Kenny Chesney, Keith Urban, Rascal Flatts, and Brad Paisley.  The format is friendly, fast-paced and funny, giving listeners personal insight into their favorite stars and making it sound as though a top star is actually at Country 98.1, co-hosting the show with Lon. Occasionally, the co-host will perform live in the studio. Listen for Country Countdown USA at Noon every Saturday on WRAY-FM Country 98.1.


RISE UP WITH JOHN RITTER SUNDAY

It’s Rise Up Sunday Mornings, from 6 til 8 am, with John Ritter Rise Up brings a message of hope to listeners each Sunday morning on WRAY Country 98.1 FM. Host John Ritter says he is blessed by combining his two greatest loves, faith and music, in a radio show that reaches tens of thousands of listeners nationwide. On the Web, the address is www.rise-up.com

CROOK & CHASE SUNDAY 8 TIL NOON

Veteran radio and TV hosts Charlie Chase and Lorianne Crooks bring you the top Country songs each Sunday morning from 8 a.m. till noon, on Country 98.1!

SUNDAY AMERICAN COUNTRY COUNTDOWN

America’s Country Countdown with host Kix Brooks can be heard every Sunday afternoon from Noon until Four. Tune in for the Top 40 Country Hits of the week and see who made it to #1!

BUSINESS DIRECTORY

Did you know that WRAY has a Business Directory that features: Home Improvement, Utilities, Restaurants, Entertainment, and more? Go to www.wrayradio.com , click on Business Directory in the left link column. You’ll find web links to many WRAY advertisers!

LISTEN TO NEWS ONLINE

You can also listen to WRAY News Online! Go to www.wrayradio.com click on News Headlines to hear the latest news! While you’re there check out our Photo Gallery!

HAVE A GREAT WEEKEND!