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!
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 great 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!
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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!