COUNTRY ROAD CLUB E-NEWS

A                                                            May 19, 2017

 

May 19          WRAY Live at Miller’s Discount Grocery 4-6 pm, Pick up Bumper Sticker

May 19          Badgett Playhouse presents “The Sounds of Memphis” at G.S. Auditorium

May 20          Jennifer Riley Fight Strong 5K Run Walk at PCHS Football Field  8am

May 20          Rescheduled  July 1 Dream Big 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament

May 26          Fourth Friday Car Show on Gibson County Courthouse Square

May 28          Memorial Weekend Classic at Tristate Speedway

June 1            WRAY Live at Fort Branch Pride Community Festival, 4 – 6 pm

June 9-11      Classic Iron Show at Vanderburgh County 4H Center

June 9            Free Music & Movie at Bicentennial Park, downtown Princeton

June 10          Chalk the Block at Bicentennial Park, downtown Princeton

June 10          WRAY Live at Salvation Army War on Hunger 10 til Noon

June 10          Summer Showdown at Tristate Speedway

June 3            Gibson County Relay for Life at Gibson County Fairground Pavilion

June 24          WRAY Live at Right to Bear Arms, 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

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

July 2             Sprint Stampede at Tristate Speedway

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

July 9-15       Gibson County Fair, Gibson County Fairgrounds

July 9-15       Pike County Fair, Pike County Fairgrounds, Petersburg

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

 

 

 

SUMMER FUN GETAWAYS & PRIZES ON COUNTRY 98.1

 

 

Stick it to win!     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!   Or Miller’s Discount Grocery,  Princeton.   Then 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.

 

Other 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!

 

 

MOTHERS DAY WINNERS

Mom keeps things going all year long and she deserves your love and appreciation on Mother’s Day!    WRAY Mothers Day Giveaway Winners at PRINCETON FANTASTIC SAMS was Jolene Sieb, Haubstadt  and from UNIQUELY MICHAELS FLORALS & GIFTS Amy Riley of Princeton.   Congratulations and Thanks to Uniquely Michaels & Fantastic Sams. 

 

 

 

HIRING DEPUTY SHERIFF FOR GIBSON COUNTY, APPLY THRU JUNE 2ND

 

Gibson County Sheriff’s Office is currently taking applications for position of Deputy

Sheriff.  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

 Position of Deputy Sheriff, thru Friday, June 2nd,  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.

 

 

THIS SATURDAY AT THE OPRY

This Saturday on the Opry, see Crystal Gayle, and more, including Chris Carmack from CMT’s hit show NASHVILLE!  Call 800-SEE-OPRY or visit opry.com.

 

MAY 19TH….THE SOUNDS OF MEMPHIS

Badget Playhouse presents “the Sounds of Memphis”  the rhythm, the blues, the king, Friday, May 19th, at Gibson Southern High School Auditorium, in Fort Branch.  There will be two performances at 4 and 7:30 pm.  Tickets Available at the door.   Order tickets online at www.badgettplayhouse.com   or call 1-888-362-4223.

 

MAY 20TH, JENNIFER RILEY 5K RUN WALK FOR PANCREATIC CANCER

 Jennifer Riley 5K Run/Walk to benefit those affected by Pancreatic Cancer and Jennifer Riley Memorial Scholarship is Saturday, May 20th!    Twenty-five dollar Entry fee includes race t-shirt!  Kids twelve dollars!     Early registration day of  race at 7am  Medals awarded in all age groups.  Free snacks for runners after the race.  Raffle table with lots of great prizes.     May 20th  Jennifer Riley Run Walk begins at 8 AM,  at the Princeton High School Football Field.  For more information contact Ben Scott at 812 677-0688.   MAY 26, FOURTH FRIDAY CAR SHOW ON GIBSON COUNTY COURTHOUSE SQUARE  

Fourth Friday is cruising back to the Square in Downtown Princeton May 26!    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 Descent 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!

 

  MAY 28TH, MEMORIAL WEEKEND CLASSIC AT TRI STATE SPEEDWAY  

It’s the Memorial Weekend Classic Sunday, May 28th at Tristate Speedway!  MSCS Sprints $2500 to win- Modifieds $600 – MMSA Sprints!   Racing at 6:30 pm Sunday at Tristate Speedway, Highway 41, Haubstadt. 

   JUNE 1ST THRU 3RD  FORT BRANCH COMMUNITY PRIDE FESTIVAL  Bring the family for loads of fun during the Ft. Branch Community Pride Festival June 1st through the 3rd. Thursday is family night with rides, food, free face painting by Mayflower. Painting Party by Ruby’s. Free ice cream from the Dairy Farmers. Family Glow in the Dark Bike Ride by Gym super Sweat. Free Christian Rock Concert and free line dance class.Friday events include rides, food, beer garden at 8p, live music by Moneka Fullop, and Jerry’s Rod and Custom Car Show. Saturday events include Red Bank Bike Ride 8am, rides, food, parade at 3p, beer garden and live music at 8p by Five Below Band. June 1st through 3rd, at the Community Park in Ft. Branch!    

JUNE 3,  GIBSON COUNTY RELAY FOR LIFE         

 

 

Who will you relay for?   Your Grandpa,  a sister,  your Mother, a Friend!   Join Gibson County’s Community Fight Against Cancer, raising over one million dollars since 1996!   Relay for Life Opening ceremony is Saturday, June 3rd at Noon, with Closing Ceremony at midnight at the Gibson County Fairgrounds Pavilion.     Everyone is invited to Pack the track to raise lifesaving dollars, for cancer research, education and service.     Celebrate!    Remember!  Fight Back!    For more information call 812-475-9244. 

 

 

 

JUNE 9th, 10th and 11th, CLASSIC IRON SHOW AT THE VANDERBURGH 4-H CENTER

 

 

Coming to Evansville June 9th , 10th & 11th…..The Classic Iron Show at Vanderburgh 4-H Center!   Featuring Allis Chalmers tractors, as well as associated and united engines!  There will be a garden tractor pull Friday Evening and the Evansville area jeep show on Sunday.  Classic Iron Show also has a huge toy show, pedal tractor pull, over 100 antique tractors and engines and over 500 lawn and garden tractors.  Trucks, Cars and many more working demonstrations plus a giant Flea Market all Weekend and live music on Saturday.  The Classic Iron Show is presented by Southern Indiana’s Antique and Machinery Club in conjunction with Lawn and Garden Tractor Magazine.   Admission is $5.00 per person, Friday and Saturday and $4.00 on Sunday. 

 

 

JUNE 9TH  FREE MUSIC & MOVIES AT BICENTENNIAL PARK, DOWNTOWN PRINCETON

 

Free Music & Movies at Bicentennial Park is Friday, June 9th!   Music by Guilty Innocence begins  at 6 pm.   Pirate movie “Hook” begins at dark, in downtown Princeton.   Bring lawn chairs and blankets

 

 

JUNE 10TH, CHALK THE BLOCK AT BICENTENNIAL PARK  SIGN IN 8:30 TIL 9 AM

 

Chalk the block at Bicentennial Park is Saturday June 10th with 8:30 til 9 am  sign in for sidewalk space to decorate.  Judging at 11 am.   All ages welcome.  Free entry and chalk provided. 

 

 

                        JUNE 10TH SALVATION ARMY WAR ON HUNGER

 

 

The  need  in  our  community  is  extremely  high,  and  the  Salvation  Army  Food  Pantry  is  low! The  Salvation  Army,  First  Bank,  and  Princeton  Save  A lot  have  joined  forces  to  help  replenish  the  Salvation  Army  Pantry.  You  can  help  by  bringing  Save  A lot  canned  goods  or  gift  certificates  to  First  Bank in  Princeton.  Collection  is  all  day  Saturday,  June  10th,  with  a  live  broadcast  on  WRAY  from  ten  until  noon  at  First  Bank.  Please  give  during  the  Spring  War  on  Hunger  Food  Drive,  Saturday  June  10th  at  First  Bank,  West  Broadway across  from  Patriot  Motors,  Princeton.

 

 

 

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. 

 

 

 

JULY 1ST  DREAM BIG THREE ON THREE BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT

The City of Princeton and the Young Family present the Second Annual Dream Big Three on Three Basketball Tournament on May 20th at Princeton’s Lafayette Basketball Courts.  Boys and girls teams, third grade thru high school, plus open division must be registered. Sign up at the Princeton Municipal Building or print off registration forms at www.princetonstellar.com. Dream Big 3 on 3 Tournament, rescheduled for July 1st.  Sponsored in part by RPM Tools

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

FRITO CHICKEN ENCHILADA MELT BACK AT SUBWAY


It’s back at SUBWAY! The Fritos Chicken Enchilada Melt. Enchilada-seasoned chicken, crunchy Fritos, Monterrey Cheddar, topped with Chipotle Southwest Sauce. Hurry in to SUBWAY to get your hands on the Fritos Chicken Enchilada Melt.

 

 

 

DEPEND ON STOLL’S COUNTRY INN FOR GRADUATION & MEMORIAL DAY

 

 

Graduation and Memorial Day parties and events!   So much to do…and not enough time to get it all done!      Call Stoll’s Country Inn  to take care of all the work for you so you can enjoy your event.  Call Stoll’s  Country Inn for Graduation Meals, Catering for parties of any size and Meals to Go…Pick up, Full service, or Drop off!        Need a Gift?  Visit CJ’s Home Décor & More Gift Shop located inside Stolls Country Inn  we have tons of wonderful gifts for every person in your family.   Come see us at  Stolls Country Inn, Highway 41, just South of I-64 Evansville.  

 

 

 

UPHOLSTERY REPAIIR & 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

 

 

 

EXCITING SUMMER FASHIONS AT ALEXANDRA’S BOUTIQUE

 

Enjoy  your  summer  in  stunning  fashions  from  Alexandra’s  Boutique!  You’ll  love  the  comfortable  blue  print  pattern  slip  dress  with  asymmetrical  hem and keyhole back . Also  from  Charlie  Paige…a  cool flowing white top with lacy eye-let overlay. And,  summer  colors  are   in  the Merle  Norman  Cosmetic  line.  Purchase  two   Merle  Norman  cosmetics  for  a  free  gift  of  facial  cleansing  wipes,  liquid  blush,  liquid  lipcolor,  and  ultra  light  sunscreen.  All  from  Alexandra’s  Boutique,   North  side  Princeton  square. Shop  Tuesday  through  Saturday. 

 

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.  For  an  appointment  call  812-635-4314.

 

 

RAPTOR FLIP-UP RESIDENTIAL MOWER FROM HUSTLER

 

Goodbye  Jacks  and  Dirty  Backs!  And  say  hello  to  the  new  Raptor  Flip-Up  residential  mower  from  Hustler!  The  worlds  only  high  performance  zero  turn  with  quick  flip  technology  for  effortless  cleaning ,  blade  changing,  automated  deck  height  adjustment, and  less  required  storage  space….all  at  the  push  of  a  button! Plus,  best  warranty  in  its  class!  Ask  about  0%  for  48  months,  and  $500  in  store  rebate  through  March  on  the  Raptor  Flip-Up ,   from  Memmer’s  True  Value  Farm  Store,  41  North  at  Lyles  Station  Road,  Princeton!

 

 

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!