COUNTRY ROAD CLUB E-NEWS
December 8TH, 2017
Dec 4-8 Grand Opening Road Star Driving School, in Fort Branch
Dec-9 “Uh-Oh Here Comes Christmas” Downtown Princeton Theatre
Dec 9 St. Peter & Paul’s Holiday Expo, 9-2, in the school gym, Haubstadt
Dec 9 Lick Prairie Church Live Bethlehem Village 5-7:30pm
Dec 9 The Vandells 2 Shows at Boot City Opry, 3 & 7 pm est.
Dec 16 Polar Express Movie @ Princeton Theatre 12:30p
Dec 21 Uncle Dave’s CRAZY Christmas Show
YOU HELPED AND SALVATION ARMY APPRECIATES IT
A bushel full of Thanks from Salvation Army for your help in collecting canned goods, cash and toys! Thanks so much for bringing $25,000 in donations to the Salvation Army’s “You-Can-Help” Food, Cash, & Toy Drive on Friday, December 1st. All donations small and large was appreciated and will go a long way in helping a lot of families in Gibson and Pike County have a better Christmas this Holiday Season. We thank the U-Can-Help Sponsors Fifth Third Bank and REMAX Midwest Real Estate Group, Tim & Jan Mason! Also Great Job Uncle Dave and Nick Michas! Thanks again & Merry Christmas to all!
ENTER WRAY CHRISTMAS CAROLING CONTEST
WRAY Radio’s Facebook Page will be hosting a Christmas Caroling Contest! Groups, Individuals, & Organizations are free to enter
their video by following the instructions on the Contest Post
Singing talent is optional! Your song could even be played on air! &
A Grand Prize will be awarded! Thanks to our Sponsors:
Fantastic Sams Hair Care, Lucky 7 Liquor, Lip Motorsports, and
Kiesel Enterprises. Conners Car Care, Memmers True Value, Max
Car Wash, and Cricket Wireless
WIN TICKETS TO SEE TAYLOR SWIFT AT LOUISVILLE, JUNE 30TH, 2018
Win tickets to see Taylor Swift, June 30th, 2018, in Louisville, before you can buy them! Tickets will go on sale at 10am Wednesday, December 13th. But you can win tickets On Air and On WRAY Facebook, before you can buy them. Keep listening to WRAY FM for ways to win! Ticket Giveaways sponsored by White River Inn, a Hoosier Tradition, Hazleton!
SNOW REMOVAL WORKERS
Are you a farm worker or other individual looking for part-time work this winter? Johnson Commercial Mowing is seeking operators and crew individuals to assist in snow removal at Toyota Indiana when inclement weather is in the forecast. Starting pay is $16 per hour. Applications are available at Johnson Commercial Mowing’s office located in brown pole barn, on the East side of Toyota via County Road 100 East. Call Ron Johnson or Nathan DeBord at 812 385 8504 for more information. An Equal Opportunity Employer.
COMING SOON TO THE OPRY AT RYMAN
Coming soon to Opry at the Ryman, don’t miss performances from Chris Young, Ricky Skaggs, LOCASH, Darryl Worley, Old Crow Medicine Show, the Gaither Vocal Band, and more. For tickets, call 800-SEE-OPRY or visit opry.com.
GIBSON COUNTY SOLID WASTE HOLIDAY HOURS
Gibson County Solid Waste Management announces special hours for Christmas and New Years, so employees may spend time with family! All Gibson County Trash Sites will be closed Saturday, December 23rd and Monday, December 25th for Christmas! Then reopen regular days and hours, December 26th thru the 29th! For New Years all sites will be closed Saturday, Dec. 30th and Monday January 1st, then reopen January 2nd, on the regular schedule! Also, your Trash and Compost Site on County Road One Seventy Five East, normally closed on Tuesday, will be open Dec 26th and Jan 2nd Trash and Compost Site will also begin new hours in February, Tuesday thru Saturday, seven til three.Make your New Years Resolution to Recycle at Gibson County Solid Waste! Check hours and what can be recycled at Gibson County Solid Waste dot com! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all from Mike Stilwell and all the employees serving you at Gibson County Solid Waste Management!
GRAND OPENING ROAD STAR DRIVING SCHOOL, FORT BRANCH
Today is the final day of Grand Opening of the new location of Road Star Driving School, in Fort Branch! Stop in on Professional Drive today to meet the staff, register for prizes, including top prize of a Driver’s Education Course, valued at $350.00. Road Star Driving School Location now in Fort Branch! Road Star Driving School is BMV Approved for face to face and online classes. As a matter of fact Road Star Driving School is the only face to face provider in the tri-state! Must be fifteen years old to start classes and one hundred dollar deposit gets you started. Sign up and learn to drive close to home! Road Star Driving Schools, in Evansville, Newburgh, Jasper Vincennes, and a new location in Fort Branch! Holiday Class Starting soon…contact Dana Curl or Denise Hall at 812-753-4255!
DEC 9, SAINT PETER & PAUL CHURCH HOLIDAY EXPO
St. Peter & Paul ‘s Holiday Expo is this Saturday, December 9th!
Enjoy crafts, vendors, Homemade baked goods and more!
St. Peter & Paul’s Holiday Expo is this Saturday, 9 til 3 in the
St. Peter & Paul School gym, 210 North Vine Street, in Haubstadt.
DEC 9TH, LIVE BETHLEHEM VILLAGE @ LICK PRAIRIE CHURCH
Bring your family for a free walk thru the Bethlehem Village, with live animals, shepherds, Wisemen, Angels, Mary and Joseph & Baby Jesus. This Saturday, from 5 til 7:30, at Lick Prairie Christian Church, six miles north of Belmont, Illinois, Road 400! Handicap accessible, refreshments provided.
DEC 9TH, THE VANDELLS, TWO SHOWS AT BOOT CITY OPRY
Coming to Boot City Opry, Saturday, December 9th, The Vandells! Two big shows at 3 pm & 7 pm, Eastern Standard Time. General Admission Tickets $15.00! Check out the Vandells December 9th, at Boot City Opry, Highway 41, South, of Terre Haute, Indiana.
DEC 16, POLAR EXPRESS PAJAMA PARTY AT PRINCETON THEATRE
All aboard…..for the Polar Express Pajama Party at the Princeton Theater, Saturday December 16th! Fifteen Dollar Advance ticket includes 11 AM brunch, Santa visit, photo, gift, and movie ticket! Polar Express movie only at 12:30 PM… Cost $5.00! Children must be accompanied by paying adult. Tickets are limited and available on Downtown Princeton Facebook, Event Brite Link; or at the Theatre box office! Get your tickets now for the Polar Express Pajama Party presented by Downtown Princeton Inc, Princeton Theater, & City of Princeton! Sponsored by TMMI, Tourism, WRAY & Clarion!
UPCOMING PROMOTIONS FOR EVANSVILLE THUNDERBOLTS
Be listening and win tickets to see the Thunderbolts on WRAY!
All December from 6 to 7:15 p.m., adults can enjoy $2 beers, before the match begins.
Friday, Dec. 9 — Youth Jersey Giveaway! The first 500 fans 12 years and younger will receive a free Thunderbolts jersey, courtesy of Old National Bank.
Friday, Dec. 22 — Mascot Night! Local mascots will be in attendance, bringing all of their wackiness to Ford Center. Get your pictures taken and laugh as the mascots get crazy on the ice.
Saturday, Dec. 23 — Domino’s Family 4 Pack! Families can get 4 tickets and a Domino’s coupon for 2 free large pizzas for only $40.
Sunday, Dec. 31 — New Year’s Eve! Pre-purchase a ticket to New Year’s Eve and get a ticket to the Dec. 22 game for FREE. But the biggest news is that fans can experience a fireworks show at center ice following the NYE game.
DEC 21ST, UNCLE DAVE’S CRAZY CHRISTMAS SHOW 5-6
It’s been an annual event on the Going Home Show during the Christmas season for 22 years! It’s Uncle Dave’s CRAZY Christmas Show, a full hour of all the WILD, WACKY, STUPID, FUNNY, RETARDED, OFF THE WALL Christmas songs you can imagine. Hear them all back to back Thursday Dec. 21st. 5 to 6pm, on Country 98.1 WRAY Radio.
DEC 21-23 TOYOTA TEAMWORK BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT
Make a $10.00 donation to Gibson County Athletics for your chance to win a Toyota Highlander or Sienna Van! Tickets available now at all Gibson County High Schools, Toyota Store or at the Toyota Teamwork Classic Basketball Tournament, December 21 thru December 23rd. Attend the games and see boys and girls in exciting Tournament action. Drawing will be held during the championship game, December 23rd, for Toyota Vehicle or half Pot, if not enough tickets sold. Buy a ticket today, need not be present to win!
FEB 17, LUKE BRYAN AT EVANSVILLE FORD CENTER
Four-time Entertainer of the Year and American Idol Judge, Luke Bryan comes to Evansville’s Ford Center….Saturday, February 17th, 2018……with special guests Kip Moore! Tickets on Sale now at Ford Center Box Office and any Ticketmaster Outlet.
PRINCETON CANDYLAND PARADE WINNERS ANNOUNCED
The Gibson County Visitors & Tourism Bureau in association with the Princeton Business & Retail Merchants Association has announced the winners from the Downtown Princeton Snowflake Parade held on Saturday, December 2, 2017. The theme of the 2017 parade was “A Candyland Christmas.” Parade entries were judged on originality, creative use of lights and overall appeal, with the top seven parade entries receiving a trophy. The 2017 Snowflake Parade winners are the Pediatrics Center, Gibson County Fair Board featuring the Gibson County Fair Queens, Miss Candy Cane Pageant, Princeton Auto Parke, Parker Excavating, St. Joseph Catholic School, and Princeton FFA. Sponsors for the 2017 Snowflake Parade are Colvin Funeral Home, Toyota Boshoku Indiana, Gibson County Warehousing, St. Joseph School, Southern Indiana Tire, Patriot Chevrolet Buick GMC, Toyota Tsusho America, German American Bancorp, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indiana, Nidec Motor Corp., Koberstein Rental & Sales, Farm Bureau Insurance, First Bank, Walmart, Enon General Baptist Church, Good Samaritan Home, Parker Excavating and the Gibson County Visitors & Tourism Bureau.
Parade trophies may be picked up between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday-Friday, at the Gibson County Visitors & Tourism Bureau, 702 West Broadway, Princeton. For more information, call 812-385-0999 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
GIFTS THAT SPARKLE & SHINE AT GOLDSMITH JEWELRY
Gifts that sparkle and shine are waiting at Goldsmith Fine Jewelry &Gifts! Melody Motion Wall Clocks or Howard Miller Grandfather Clocks! New Carmel Kisses rings! Dual Diamond Soulmate Rings! Fire Fly Diamonds that shimmer when she moves! Landstroms Black Hills Gold! Earrings Pendants, and more. Free Gift Wrap! Free Sizing! One year free financing! Find beautiful gifts that shimmer and shine at Goldsmith Fine Jewelry & Gifts, corner of State & Embree, Princeton.
SHOP GRACES TOYS AND DOLLS, FORT BRANCH
Treat the little ones in your life to the best in unique and well crafted toys this Christmas! Grace’s Toys and Dolls carries a huge selection of quality learning toys for both girls and boys, as well as adorable play room furniture. You’ll also find collectible dolls, fun games and so much more. They will even gift wrap your selections for free! Grace’s Toys and Dolls is just fifteen minutes North of Evansville at highway forty one and one sixty eight in Fort Branch. Grace’s – for the lifestyle you love!
PRINCETON AUTO PARKE LOCATIONS PRINCETON & FORT BRANCH
This is Ron Parke of Princeton Auto Parke with exciting news! Princeton Auto Parke has expanded and is now open in two locations! Princeton Auto Parke on South Main and the new Princeton Auto Parke on Highway 41, Fort Branch! Visit our new Fort Branch lot with an expanded inventory of quality used cars and trucks and make a deal with our new Salesman, Jeff Minnis! Stop in for your next quality used car or truck at Princeton Auto Parke, South Main, Princeton; and our new Princeton Auto Parke location Highway 41, Fort Branch! Princeton Auto Parke……A Name You Can Trust!
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 free estimate call 812-635-4314!
YOUTH CENTER OPEN FOR AFTERSCHOOL ACTIVITIES
Gibson County Youth Center, across from Princeton Library, is now open for the season! Center will be open after school to boys and girls, Monday thru Thursday, from 3 til 6 p.m! After-school activities include basketball, billiards, play station and study station.
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. New Technology Open Lab Hours are Tuesdays, 5:30 – 7:30 pm & Second Saturday of every month, 2-4 pm. 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! Markand Scott look forward to bringing you your favorite classic country music. If you have arequest 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!
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HAVE A GREAT WEEKEND!