COUNTRY ROAD CLUB E-NEWS

                                                    February 17th, 2017

Feb 16-19     Disney on Ice at Ford Center

Feb 18           Legislative Forum @ Princeton City Building

Feb 25           Polar Plunge for Special Olympics @ Prides Creek, Petersburg

Mar 2             Cooking Class at River Oaks Health Campus

Mar 3             WRAY Night at the Grand Ole Opry, Nashville Tennessee Bus Trip

Mar 3             Clint Black Concert at Victory Theatre Evansville

Mar 4             Gibson County Health Fair @ Princeton Community High School

Mar 4             Maurice Wheaton Estate Auction, between Mackey & Elberfeld

Mar 14          Southwest Regional Envirothon @ Toyota Visitors Center

Mar 16          Blake Shelton @ Ford Center

Mar 25          Gibson County Surplus Auction @ County Highway Garage

April 16-19   WRAY Bus Trip to Pigeon Forge & the Biltmore House in North Carolina

April 21         Justin Moore, Lee Brice & Brett Young  @ Ford Center Evansville

April 28         Southern Indiana Car Club Cruise In on Downtown Princeton Square

 

 

 

 

CUPID’S VALENTINE LOVE CONNECTION  WINNER

 Congratulations to Aaron Morris, Allendale, Illinois, he was listening, heard his name drawn from the qualifiers and called in to become the winner of WRAY’s  Cupid Valentine Love Connection Winner!   Claimed the  Cupid’s Valentine Grand Prize that included: 

$50.  Gift Certificate from New Creation Hair Salon, Downtown Princeton! 

$50 Gift Certificate from Goldsmith Fine Jewelry and Gifts, Princeton! 

$50 Gift Certificate from Uniquely Michael’s Flowers & Gifts, Princeton!

$50 Gift Basket from Fantastic Sams, Princeton!

$50 Gift Certificate from Taylors 2 Steakhouse, Oakland City!

$50 Gift Certificate from Power’s Napa Motor Parts, Oakland City!

$50 Gift Certificate from Simply Bliss Massage, Princeton! 

$50 Gift Certificate from  Ben Franklin Craft, Mt. Carmel!

Plus:

Overnight stay for 2 at Princeton Hampton Inn &

Blake Shelton Concert tickets, March 16th at Ford Center, Evansville

Prize Value:  Over $500.00

Thanks to our great sponsors and Thanks to all that listen and play along.     

 

 

CUSTOM STAFFING HIRING

New Year is a time for change and new beginnings.   How about a new job with help from Custom Staffing.  Custom Staffing has 60 jobs available.   You deserve to work for someone who values you.   You deserve to have the process be as easy as possible.   Where you can apply today and start working tomorrow with help from your local Custom Staffing Office today!    Apply in person or apply online at CUSTOMSTAFFINGSERVICES.COM.

A new job could be yours in Evansville, Poseyville, Boonville, Princeton and Vincennes.    Custom Staffing, Connecting the Right People with the Right Jobs!

 

 

 

HIRING FULL TIME CORRECTIONS OFFICER AT GIBSON COUNTY JAIL

 

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

 Officer at the Jail thru February 17th.     

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, thru Friday, February 17th, at  3pm.    Gibson

 County  Sheriff’s Office is  an Equal Opportunity Employer!    

 

 

 

NEXT TUESDAY AT THE OPRY

Next Tuesday on the Opry, don’t miss Justin Moore, Chris Janson, RaeLynn, and more. Call 800-SEE-OPRY or visit opry.com.

 

FEBRUARY 18TH, GIBSON COUNTY LEGISLATIVE FORUM

Gibson County Chamber of Commerce will host the Chamber’s annual Legislative Forum on Saturday, Feb. 18 at the Princeton City Building from 9-11:30 am. Sen. Mark Messmer, Sen. Jim Tomes, and Rep. Tom Washburne will be guests for the event.

 

 

 

FEBRUARY 25, POLAR PLUNGE AT PRIDES CREEK PETERSBURG

 

 

It’s that time of year again, time for the 3rd annual Petersburg Polar Plunge.  I’m Francie Smith, Plunge Chairperson, inviting you to plunge with us at Prides Creek Park in Petersburg on February 25, 2017.  Registration is from 10 to 11:30, with the plunge at 12 Noon eastern time.  All proceeds benefit Special Olympics Indiana.  For more information, please visit our website at polarplungeIN.org or call me at 812-664-2310.  We would like to see you there, come join the fun “Freezin for a Reason.”

 

 

 

MARCH 2ND, COOKING CLASS AT RIVER OAKS

 

Make reservations by February 23rd,  for another great cooking class at River Oaks Health Campus, in Princeton!   This is Amy Renfro inviting you to learn new techniques of how to prepare  and enjoy a delicious meal.   Instructions and  preparation of a great meal you can make at home  by River Oaks Chef Don!  Cooking class on Thursday evening March 2nd from 6:30 til 8:30!   Call River Oaks and make reservations today at 812-385-0749.    That’s 812-385-0749 for cooking class reservations.  

 

 

DISCOUNT TICKETS  NOW AVAILABLE FOR MARCH 3RD GOO

Join WRAY, Friday March 3rd, for WRAY Night at the world famous Grand Ole Opry and see Dave Kunkel guest announcing live on the Opry Stage!     Twenty-five dollar discounted tickets available for the show at www.wrayradio.com , along with upgrade package that includes an exclusive backstage tour, pre-show reception, and meet and greet with Dave Kunkel!   Join us for WRAY Night March 3rd, at the Grand Ole Opry!    To purchase discount tickets call 1-800-SEE-OPRY, or go to www.wrayradio.com  dot com and link  to the opry  using code WRAY17 for tickets and WRAY17UP for upgrade package.  

 

 

 

MARCH 3RD,  WRAY NIGHT AT THE GRAND OLE OPRY

 

 

Only a few seats left on the bus for Nashville for WRAY Night at the Grand Ole Opry, Friday, March 3rd!   This is a great opportunity to see the Friday night Grand Ole Opry and cheer on Goin’ Home Show Host,  Uncle Dave Kunkel as he announces “Live” on stage at the Grand Ole Opry House, in Nashville, Tennessee.  Friday, March 3rd,  Bus loads at 11:45 am, (Central Daylight Savings Time and will leave WRAY Back Lot at Noon!  Please Eat Lunch before you board bus or bring it with you.   Around 4 pm we’ll enjoy a wonderful Dinner at Santa Fe Cattle Company.     We’ll arrive at the Grand Ole Opry House for an exciting Grand Ole Opry Show, beginning at 7 pm.   After the show we’ll head back to Princeton.   If you are ready for a great time with a bunch of folks who love a good time, join us for WRAY Night at the Grand Ole Opry!   Travel with WRAY Tours and see Dave Kunkel, announce live, on stage at the Grand Ole Opry, March 3rd, 2017 Questions call WRAY:  (812-386-1250 or Toll Free (1-877-371-3429)  Lynn Roach,  Ext:  107           Charlene Garrison,  Ext 114   Dave Kunkel,  Ext. 108  Cost of the trip $135.00, includes transportation, dinner, Opry show, and tax and gratuity.  

 

 

 

MARCH 4TH, GIBSON COUNTY HEALTH FAIR

 

 

2017  Gibson County Community Health Fair will be from 10 am til 1 pm, Saturday, March 4th, in the Princeton Community High School Gymnasium, at 1101 North Main Street, in Princeton.   Health related booths and lots of health information will be featured at the health fair.  Entertainment is scheduled thru-out the day.   Many health screenings will be available.  Admission is free.  WRAY will broadcast live from the Health Fair beginning at 10 am. 

 

 

MARCH 4TH, MAURICE WHEATON AUCTION, MACKEY/ELBERFELD

 

Huntsman Auction and Realty will sell at Public Auction  personal property of Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Wheaton’s Estate, at 7722 South, 950 East, between Mackey and Elberfeld, Indiana!     Auction is Saturday, March 4th beginning at 9:30!   Items sold include:   2002 Chevy Silverado Pickup with camper shell,  (garage kept, only 63,000 miles)  54’ Ford Tractor, with wide front!   Club Car “Gas” Golf Cart!   John Deere L120 riding mower,  Kenmore Refrigerator, &  Roper Dryer!   Wheaton Auction, March 4th will offer many antiques, Aladdin gas light, Pottery from Peoria Pottery , cast iron kettle, & stand, crank desk phone, child’s wood folding high chair and lots more!    Lincoln Arc Welder, Garden Tools, hydraulic jack, power tools, and other tool items too numerous to mention!   Go to  www.HuntsmanAuctioneer.com    for pictures and details.   Maurice Wheaton Estate Auction,  9:30, March 4th!

 

 

MARCH 14TH, SOUTHWEST REGIONAL ENVIROTHON @ TOYOTA CTR

Southwest Regional Envirothon will be held at Toyota Visitors Center Tuesday, March 14th.   Envirthon’s goal is to raise awareness for the  importance of achieving and maintaining a natural balance between quality of life and environment.   High School Students are tested on soil, aquatic ecology, wildlife, forestry, and Agricultural Soil and Water Conservation Stewardship.  Teams compete and top teams represent the Southwest at an Indiana State Envirothon Competition.    To enter your team call Gibson County Soil and Water Conservation District at 812-385-5033, extension 3.

 

 

 

MARCH 16TH BLAKE SHELTON @  FORD CENTER

 


Blake Shelton’s “Doing It To Country Songs” Tour,  comes to Ford Center, Thursday, March 16th,    Tickets for the Concert, with special guest RaeLynn  are on sale now.   Congratulations to Blake Shelton who had a g
reat night  on the People’s Choice Awards recently.   He broke history by becoming the first country artist to win Favorite Album!  He also won Favorite Male Country Artist!     

 

 

APRIL 21ST, JUSTIN MOORE & LEE BRICE AT FORD CENTER.

 

Justin Moore & Lee Brice, two of country music’s most dynamic performers, will ring in 2017 with their co-headlined “American Made” tour.  The two will be heading into Evansville, IN on April 21st at Ford Center.  Brett Young will round out the tour support. Tickets go on sale to the public February 3rd at 10 AM.  Tickets start at $29.75.   Be listening for ways to win ticket before you can buy them on Country 98.1 WRAY.

 

 

APRIL 28TH FOURTH FRIDAY CAR SHOWS RETURN TO DOWNTOWN PRINCETON

 

Fourth Friday is cruising back to the Square in Downtown Princeton, April 28!   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. Uncle Dave will be spinning your favorites 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!

 

 

 

APRIL 30 THRU MAY 3 WRAY TOURS  TO BILTMORE HOUSE AND PIGEON FORGE

 

Enjoy 4 days and 3 nights of fun and excitement, April 30 thru May 3rd when WRAY Tours Visits Pigeon Forge, Tennessee and the Biltmore House, in  Ashville North Carolina!   Spend a day in Dollywood, where you can see 30 Live shows, Working Craftsmen, 30 shops, plus; 40 rides and attractions.  Also, an evening at the Dixie Stampede Dinner Show!    We’ll tour the Biltmore House and explore the conservatory, beautiful gardens and grounds blooming with spring colors!    Enjoy lunch at Biltmore’s Deer Park Restaurant and tour the Biltmore Winery!   Join WRAY Tours April 30 thru May 3, 2017, for an exciting Trip to North Carolina and  Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.  Cost based on Double Occupancy $675 per person.  

 

 

 

FANTASTIC SAM’S CURE FOR CABIN FEVER NEW CUT AND STYLE

 

Cabin Fever got you down?   Get a fresh new look with a new cut and style at Fantastic Sams.   No appointment necessary.  Stop in anytime and find your style at Fantastic Sams, Princeton, Vincennes, Washington and Jasper!  

 

 

ALEXANDRA’S BOUTIQUE, NORHT SIDE PRINCETON SQUARE

 

 Look  Great…..Feel  Great,  in  stunning  clothing,  jewelry  and  accessories  from  Alexandra’s  Boutique! Shop   exciting  affordable  spring  fashions  by  Charlie  Paige.  In  vivid  hues  of  raspberry,  lime,  sunny  orange,  blue  and  cream!  The  Half  Price  Sale  continues  on  winter  clothing,  boots  and  Bedstu  leather  sandals!   Purchase  2  Merle  Norman  cosmetics  for   free  gifts  of   Dual  Action  Eye Makeup  Remover,  Retinol  Night  Complex,  Liquid  Shimmer,  Lip  Revive,  and  Lip  Polish! Shopping  Princeton  has  never  looked  better!  Alexandra’s  Boutique,  North  side,  Princeton  Square.  

 

 

GET READY FOR SPRING WITH 18 PT. WINTER SERVICE SPECIAL AT KIESEL’S

 

Save  CASH! Get  your   mowers,  tillers,  and  compact  tractors  the  18  Point  Winter  Service  Special,  through  March  15th,  at  Kiesel  Enterprises!  Home  of  exciting  new  2017  Country  Clipper  zero-turn  mowers! Some  with  0%  financing, 54  months for qualified  buyers!  Choose  from  Country Clippers  exclusive  Point-N-Go Joystick,  or  traditional  levers! All  Country  Clippers  feature  patented  stand-up deck!  Edge  XLT  and  Challenger offer  pivoting  front  axle  and  deck  system.   0%  offer  ends  March  31st  at Kiesel  Enterprises,  41  South,  Princeton.  

 

 

 

MASTER CRAFT TIRE REBATES & DISCOUNTS AT CONNERS CAR CARE

Hey  this  is  Bug  from  Conners  Car  Care.  We’re  excited  for  the  New  Year!  We  are  teaming  up  with  Napa  Auto  Parts  and  Master  Craft  tires  to  offer  you  upcoming  rebates  and  discounts  throughout  the  year!  We  have  extended  our  parts  and  labor  warranty  to  2  years,  24,000  miles!  And,  we  accept  all  National  Fleet  Management  Accounts!  Come  see  us  for  all  your  car  care  needs.  And  as  always….we  love  to  see  your  smiling  face  at  Conner’s  Car  Care,  Highway  41  in  Ft.  Branch,  across  from  the  VFW  tank.

 

 

 

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!