COUNTRY ROAD CLUB E-NEWS Friday, September 26, 2014
Sept 20-27 Farm Safety Week - WRAY reminds Farmers to have a Safe Harvest Sept 26 So. Ind. Car Show on the Square, Downtown Princeton 6 til 8:45 Sept 26&27 Broadway Players present “Drawer Boy” @ Fairgrounds Sept 27 Punt – Pass & Kick Competition @ Princeton Football Field Sept 27 MSCS Sprints $2000 to Win & ALMS Late Models, plus Modifieds @ Tri State Sept 30 United Way Day of Caring, WRAY Live at Courthouse Gazebo Oct 1-4 Chestnut Festival, Future Rivertown Festival, in St Francisville, Il Oct 1-Nov30 REMAX Midwest “Land Leader.com” Big Buck Contest on WRAY Oct 3 Oktober Fest Beer Garden, Food, Street Dance & Music, Downtown Princeton Oct 4 WRAY Live @ Menards, in Princeton, 11 til 1 pm Oct 4 Fall Dumpster Day @ Gibson County Fairgrounds Oct 9 Clarion Cooking School @ New Princeton High School Oct 11 The Harvest Cup MSCS Sprints $4000 to Win, Plus Modifieds @ Tri State Oct 23-26 WRAY Trip to Pigeon Forge & Smoky Mountains Listen to Country 98.1 FM & News Talk 1250 AM for Highlights!
SEPTEMBER CAR SHOW TONIGHT IN DOWNTOWN PRINCETON Southern Indiana Car Club's September Car Show begins at 6 pm, Friday, September 26th , on the Courthouse Square! Music by Honey Roy Blues Band! First fifty cars receive Dash Plaques! Awards at 8:45! Be there for another great Car Show on the Square, Friday, September 26th, in Downtown Princeton.
THIS WEEKEND AT THE GRAND OLE OPRY This weekend on the Opry, see Vince Gill, Steve Wariner, and more! Tuesday, catch Rascal Flatts, Easton Corbin, Brett Eldredge, and more! Visit opry.com for tickets.
NFL PUNT PASS & KICK CONTEST – SATURDAY – SEPTEMBER 27TH Princeton Park and Recreation Department will host a local competition of the NFL Punt, Pass and Kick Contest on Saturday, September 27th , 2pm, at Princeton High School Football Field. Sign ups begin at 1:30, contest is free and open to both boys and girls ages 6 - 15 as of December 31st of this year. Only soft-soled tennis shoes are allowed. No cleats will be permitted. Winner of the local contest will advance to a Southern Indiana Sectional.
“DRAWER BOY” SEPTEMBER 26 & 27 PRESENTED BY BROADWAY PLAYERS Broadway Players presents the “Drawer Boy”, September 26 & 27 at 7 pm and September 28 at 2 pm at the Gibson County Fairgrounds Activities Bldg. Tickets can be purchased at the Gibson County Visitor’s Center (Train Depot) for $10. Tickets will also be available at the door subject to availability. For more information call 812-779-6994. The “Drawer Boy” tells the story of Miles, a young actor, who visits the farm of two elderly bachelor farmers, Morgan and Angus, to research farm life for a new play. The story is often hilarious and poignant as the actor learns about farm life and the story behind the two brothers.
SPRINT CARS - LATE MODELS & MODIFIEDS RACE AT TRI-STATE Racing is back at TriState Speedway Saturday, September 27th. Midwest Sprint Cars, Late Models and Modifieds will race at 7:30 pm Saturday, September 27th, at TriState Speedway, Highway 41, Haubstadt, Indiana.
$17.72 PER HOUR HIRING FULL TIME EMPLOYEES AT SILGAN WHITE CAP Silgan White Cap of Evansville, IN, a leading supplier of metal closures is seeking highly engaged full-time permanent employees for the manufacturing plant located at 2201 W. Maryland. Successful candidates MUST prove a solid work history, demonstrate safe behaviors, show proof of attendance, be flexible with work schedule, demonstrate enthusiasm, and pass a pre-employment background check, physical and drug screen. Experience in a manufacturing environment including fork truck operation, be mechanically inclined, and possess an extended education are also desired but not required. Silgan is highly recognized for the excellent benefits and starting wage of $17.72 per hour. Applications available at 2201 W. Maryland, Evansville, IN and will be accepted through 3:00PM Tuesday, September 30, 2014. NO Phone Calls please!
UNITED WAY DAY OF CARING TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30TH United Way of Gibson County’s annual Day of Caring is Tuesday, September 30th! This is Jamie Schafer asking you to volunteer for painting, landscaping, staining, cleaning, washing, grilling, and detailing for our United Way Agencies. Help the community by volunteering for United Way’s Day of Caring, September 30th. Free Breakfast, Lunch and T-shirt for volunteers! And free lunch for everyone from eleven til one, at the Courthouse Gazebo, in downtown Princeton. September 30th, Volunteer for a Day of Caring, call United Way of Gibson County. Thank you!
REMAX MIDWEST LAND LEADER.COM BIG BUCK CONTEST Who will be RE/MAX Midwest / LandLeader.com 2014 “Big Buck Contest” Winner? To enter Deer Hunters must submit pictures of: 1. the hunter holding the rack (with rack and points clearly visible) & 2. a picture of the tag ( with 2014 tag information clearly visible). Photos must be emailed to:
October 1st thru November 30th before midnight ! Big Buck Trophy provided by 1st Place Trophies & Gifts, in Princeton. Big Buck Winner is determined by the points on rack and will receive trophy, prizes and bragging rights for a year as winner of RE/MAX Midwest / LandLeader.com “Big Buck Contest!” Go to www.wrayradio.com for details after October 1st.
39TH ANNUAL CHESTNUT FESTIVAL, ST. FRANCISVILLE ILLINOIS OCT 2 -4 39th Annual Chestnut Festival and Future Rivertown Festival is October 2th thru 4th 2014, in historical St. Francisville, Illinois. Enjoy delicious foods, crafts, photo contest. Thursday night is American Legion Taco Night, with Jr. Pro Cheerleaders and Karoke on the Main Stage! Friday, October 3th, is the St.Francisville Woman’s Club Chili Supper from 5 til 7! Turning Point Dance at 5:30. Little Miss & Mister Chestnut Contest at 6:30pm. Followed by Elvis Impersonator Travis Morris, then Barbara Allender, Amy Madden & JD Miller!. Saturday, October 4th, enjoy Breakfast at Senior Citizens Center, from 6 til 10am Baby contest at 10 Kiddy Parade at 11 am. American Legion Fried Chicken Dinner served from noon til 4 pm. Velocity Sports Academy Tumblers at 1 pm. Chestnut Festival Parade at 2 pm. Parade Marshalls include all St. Francisville Senior Citizens, 80 plus and Alumni Little Miss and Misters, Kings and Queens from the past years. Following the Parade will be Bryan Healy Entertainment. At 4 pm. Golf Cart Raffle Drawing Quilt and Gift Basket Drawings. After drawings Bryan Healy Entertainment “Tribute to Veterans” followed by Blue Grass Band, then the All School Reunion at 6 pm. Elvis Impersonator, Travis Morris, begins at 8:30pm Make plans to attend and enjoy all the fun and excitement of the Chestnut Festival, in St. Francisville, Illinois.
CELEBRATE FALL AT DOWNTOWN PRINCETON’S OKTOBERFEST FRIDAY, OCTOBER 3RD Celebrate Fall at Downtown Princeton’s Oktoberfest, Friday, October 3! Enjoy the festive Fall atmosphere, great food, and a fun street dance, with Dave Kunkel playing the music! Beer Garden opens at six! Oktoberfest will be held Rain or Shine! Food available during the Oktoberfest will include, Bavarian-style, soft pretzels, gourmet sandwiches as well as brats, BBQ, fries and soft drinks. Admission to the beer garden is $5.00. You must be at least 21 years of age and show a valid ID to enter the beer garden. This is a rain or shine event. Sponsored in part by Toyota and German American Bank. Don’t miss Downtown Princeton’s Oktoberfest Celebration, Friday, Oct. 3rd, north side of the courthouse square, in downtown Princeton. Food! Fun! Street Dance and Music! More details at www.downtownprincetonin.com
CLEAN UP DURING FALL DUMPSTER DAYS – OCTOBER 4TH- GIBSON CO. FAIRGROUNDS Fall Dumpster Days will be held Saturday, October 4th starting at 8:00 am- 2:00pm at the Gibson County Fairgrounds. Items accepted: Large household items, propane tanks (residential), tires (small fee), expired/unused medicine, batteries (household/car), paint, oil/grease, pesticides, fluorescent light bulbs, electronics, lawnmowers (with gas & oil removed) appliances (with Freon removed & tagged), Piranha Mobile Shredding will be on site for document shredding. Items not accepted: No construction materials/ roofing, ammunition, explosives, no businesses please. They do reserve the right to refuse any items.
VFW POST 2714 SPOT SHOOTS EVERY SATURDAY NOW THRU NOVEMBER 29TH South Gibson VFW Post 2714 Fort Branch – Spot shoots Start at noon on Saturday September 27th through November 29th. Cash Prizes awarded. 12, 16, 20 gauge – shells are provided. Max. of 35” barrels. Open to Public and Kitchen will be open.
CLARION COOKING SCHOOL THURSDAY, OCTOBER 9TH Join the Clarion and Hometown IGA for Taste of Home Cooking School, Thursday, Oct. 9 at the new Princeton High School. Culinary specialist, Dana Elliot will entertain you and showcase recipes on stage. Those attending receive goodie bag full of valuable coupons, magazines and more. Over $3,000 of door prizes will be given away including, appliances, cookware, gift cards and more! Admission $10.00, with advance tickets available at the Clarion, Mt. Carmel Register, and Princeton Hometown IGA!
DAVID NAIL @ VICTORY THEATRE, EVANSVILLE OCTOBER 23RD, 2014 Evansville, IN – Grammy-nominated Country artist, David Nail, will be heating things up at Victory Theatre with his newly announced “I’m a Fire Tour,” on October 23, 2014. Nail’s third album, I’m a Fire, was released in March of this year. In choosing the album title, the singer says, “There’s so many moments on this record that make me think about the last four years that I’ve been married, and ‘I’m a Fire’ just sums it all up,” David says. “It says, ‘I’ve walked through flames, come out on the other end, and the foremost reason is because of you.’” Concert-goers can expect to hear hits such as “Red Light,” “Let it Rain,” and “Whatever She’s Got,” plus many other songs from Nail’s three albums. Tickets to attend David Nail: I’m a Fire Tour at Victory Theatre are available at Ford Center Ticket Office, Ticketmaster.com or by phone at 800-745-3000.
ERIC CHURCH, DWIGHT YOCKIM, & HALESTORM Eric Church comes to Ford Center, in Evansville, Saturday, November 22nd! Tickets are on sale now at Ford Center box office, and all ticket master outlets
MEMENTO TO LAST A LIFETIME AT FIRST PLACE TROPHIES Proud to support Gibson County Football is First Place Trophies and Awards! Big achievements deserve a special memento to last a lifetime. Tell Phyllis what you have in mind, and she’ll custom design their perfect trophy or plaque. Phyllis also creates special one of a kind gifts for weddings, birthdays, or any special occasion. Stop by the showroom on highway 64 East, Princeton. You’ll be amazed by the selection! First Place Trophies and Awards, proudly serving Gibson County and beyond for 30 years. Look for their new website coming soon.
FACTORY DIRECT GUN DEALER SOUTH OF PRINCETON Purchase Tactical weapons, hand guns, accessories & more at Factory Direct Prices! Red Dawn Armory, is your factory direct gun dealer, South of Princeton. Choose Sigsauer, (Sig-sour) Rock River, D.P.M.S and Barrett weapons; plus, Dillon Precision Reloading equipment, Tactical weapons, accessories, plus, small hand guns for personal protection! Also, a complete line of freeze dried food products! Open Monday thru Friday, 3 til 6. & Saturday, 10 til 4! Red Dawn Armory, quarter mile off, Old highway 41 South, on County Road 200 South, Princeton. On Facebook at Red Dawn Armory!
FREE PERSONAL TRAINER SESSION WITH NEW MEMBERSHIP For a limited time new members at New Image Family Fitness Center receive a free session with personal trainer! Join New Image now and discover fitness choices for everyone! New yoga classes! Thirty Minute Insanity Workout ! Booty Workout! Aerobic, Zumba, and Martial Arts Classes! Nautilus Weight Machines, Treadmills, Elliptical machines, Free Weights, and more. Tanning and Tanning products too, with vitamins and supplements for your good health. New Image! New You! Get in shape at the New Image Family Fitness Center, 1601 West Broadway, Princeton. Call 386-7825 for details!
PIGEON FORGE – SMOKY MOUNTAIN TRIP TO SEE FALL FOLIAGE OCT 23-26 Enjoy 4 days and 3 nights of fun and excitement, October 23 thru 26th, at the Great Smoky Mountains! See beautiful fall foliage as WRAY Tours Newfound Gap in the Smokys and visits the Ole Smoky Distillery in Gatlinburg! In Pigeon Forge we’ll spend the day at Dollywood and see the Dixie Stampede Dinner Show, Country Tonight Show! And the Lumberjack Feud and Dinner Show! WRAY TOURS will also spend time at Pigeon Forge’s Newest attraction “The Island” where you’ll ride on the 200 foot Farris Wheel and see the exciting fountain light shows. Get more details on the trip at WRAY, on West Broadway, in Princeton. Or under WRAY Tours at www.wrayradio.com
LAWN DÉCOR AT STODGILL MONUMENT & LAWN DÉCOR FT. BRANCH New to Gibson County…..Stodghill Monument and Lawn Décor, now open in Ft. Branch! Offering granite monuments in all styles, sizes, colors, and price ranges. Specializing in personal customization. Decorative lawn décor includes concrete statuary, fountains, benches, and bird baths. Stodghill Monument and Lawn Décor, keeping with the tradition set forth by Stodghill Funeral Home, locally owned and operated for 42 years. Stodghill Monument and Lawn Décor, highway 41 South, across from Fast Break in Ft. Branch. Phone 753-2267.
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)
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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. Now thru December 16th, every Friday, you will have a chance to win opry tickets. Listen on 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 at www.wrayradio.com.
COUNTRY GOLD SATURDAY MORNING & SUNDAY NIGHT ON 98.1 Be listening for Country Gold, with hosts Gary Dawson and Scott Mason. Country Gold comes your way on Saturday Mornings from 9 til Noon on Country 98.1 FM WRAY! Gary 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 Randy Owens, formerly of Alabama fame, 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, Brad Paisley and Taylor Swift. 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!
MOTLEY FOOL STOCK WATCH ON WRAY AM 1250 WRAY 1250 AM NewsTalk presents something brand news - Each afternoon at 1:34 Monday thru Friday WRAY 1250 AM NewsTalk will air the Motley Fool Stock Watch. This 60 second daily feature will bring insight to a specific stock each day and look at the earnings, trends and possibilities as this stock moves forward. The Motley Foot Stock Watch is hosted by Chris Hill.
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!
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