Upcoming Events July 17-19 St. Wendell Bierstube, WRAY Live, 4 til 6pm Tonight July 19 St. John’s Church Summer Social & Bazaar, in Buckskin, Indiana July 19 USAC Indiana Sprint Week $5000 to Win at Tri-State Speedway July 19-26 Wabash Co. 4H Youth Exhibition Fair, Mt. Carmel July 20 Graceful Lady Glam Sale July 21-26 Pike County Fair @ Hornady Park, Petersburg July 21-26 Vanderburgh County 4H Fair @ Vanderburgh Co. Fairgrounds July 24 Princeton Library Summer Reading Program Finale @ Lafayette Park July 25 Harold Sanders Retirement Reception 1-4p @ Allendale Rutitan Aug 5 – 9 Oakland City Sweet Corn Festival @ Wirth Park Aug 16 Big “O” Music Fest, Owensboro, Ky. Oct 23-26 WRAY Trip to Pigeon Forge & Smoky Mountains Listen to Country 98.1 FM & News Talk 1250 AM for Highlights!
WRAY LIVE AT ST. WENDEL BIERSTUBE Join WRAY’s Weed & Cliff “Live” from the St. Wendel Bierstube tonight 4 til 6 pm. St. Wendel Bierstube continues tonight and tomorrow night. Enjoy delicious German Country Cooking! Beer Garden opens at 5 pm nightly. Entertainment Friday 9p til 1a Kraftworks & Saturday 6 til 8p Rhein Valley Brass Band & 9p til 1a Akacia.
THIS WEEKEND AT THE GRAND OLE OPRY This weekend on the Opry see Brad Paisley, Asleep At The Wheel, Charles Esten from ABC’s Nashville, the solo Opry debut of Kristian Bush, and more! Call 800-SEE-OPRY or visit opry.com.
USCA INDIANA SPRINT WEEK AT TRI-STATE Racing is back at Tri-State Speedway Saturday, July 19th. USCA Indiana Sprint Week, with $5000 to Win; plus, modifieds will race. Catch the racing action beginning at 7:30 pm Saturday, at Tri-State Speedway, in Haubstadt, Indiana.
ST. JOHN’S CHURCH SUMMER SOCIAL, SATURDAY JULY 19TH St. John’s Church Summer Social & Bazaar is Saturday, July 19th, in Buckskin, Indiana! Bring the family for Delicious Fried Chicken or Ham, Homemade noodles, mashed potatoes, gravy and more, plus Homemade Ice Cream! Adults $9.00 Children …$4.00, Under age five, eat free! Dine in or Carry out begins at 4! St. John Summer Social, Chicken or Ham dinner & Homemade Ice Cream & Bazaar, Saturday, July 19th, at the St. John’s Church, in Buckskin, Indiana!
GRACEFUL LADY GLAM SALE SUNDAY, JULY 20TH Save hundreds of dollars Sunday, July 20th only, at Graceful Lady Glam! Over a hundred select dresses to choose from, half price! Shop a great selection of long gowns and short dresses, and find something perfect for that upcoming dance, pageant or prom. One day only, Sunday, July 20th, noon until three! So hurry in, all sales final, no holds. Graceful Lady Glam is located next to Grace’s Lifestyle Plaza in Ft. Branch. See www.gracefulladyonline.com for more info, and like The Graceful Lady on Facebook for specials and events!
SRP FINALE JULY 24TH AT LAFAYETTE PARK Princeton Public Library Summer Reading Program Finale is Thursday, July 24th, at the Lafayette Park Gazebo! This is Shannon inviting all youth participants to sit under the gazebo. Parents can bring chairs or blankets for the lawn. Announcement of Program Winners at 6 pm; followed by animal program by Silly Safaris. Also, this important reminder that all reading hours MUST be redeemed by Wednesday, July 23, at 8pm, no exceptions. Join us for PPL’s Summer Reading Program Finale, Thursday, July 24th, 6 pm at Lafayette Park Gazebo!
PROPANE SPECIALIST HAROLD SANDERS RETIRES AFTER 40+ YEARS After 40 plus, years of service, Propane Specialist, Harold Sanders, is retiring from Wabash Valley Service Company’s Allendale plant. A special retirement reception to honor Harold Sanders will be held at the Allendale Ruritan, on Friday, July 25th from 1 to 4pm. Refreshments will be served. All Wabash Valley Service Company customers and friends are invited to stop by and wish Harold the very best on his retirement. Donations to Wabash County Shelter Buddy’s, in honor of Harold, will be appreciated.
WABASH COUNTY 4H FAIR JULY 19TH THRU JULY 26TH Wabash County 4-H Fair kicks off Saturday July 19th with Young Leaders Tractor Pull at 5 pm! Wednesday, July 23rd it’s Barnyard Wipeout! Where teams run barnyard obstacles for big prize money pay out. Then on Friday, July 25th , Hog Wrestling begins at 7pm, at the Wabash County Fairgrounds, in Mt. Carmel, Illinois!
PIKE COUNTY 4-H FAIR, JULY 20 THRU 26th Pike County 4-H Fair kicks off Sunday , July 20th, at Hornady Park, in Petersburg! Meet your friends to enjoy rides, delicious foods, 4H exhibits and entertainment! Link for Information on Facebook at www.facebook.com/pikecounty4hfair Sunday, July 20th - 5 pm Parade, 6:30 pm, Opening Ceremonies, followed by Payton Lynn & Fighting Chance Concerts Monday, July 21st – 9 am goat show, 7 pm Horse Show, 7 pm Little Miss & Mister Contest, followed by Junior Miss Pike County Pageant. Tuesday, July 22nd – 9 am Poultry show, 6:30 Swine show. 7 p.m. Miss Teen Pike County Pageant followed by Miss Pike County Pageant. Wednesday, July 23rd – 9 am Rabbit Show; 6 pm Sheep, Beef, & Dairy Show and the Amazing Race to End Hunger and 4H Family Fun Night. Thursday, July 24th – 6:15 pm Dewayne Spaw Concert; 7 pm Hog Wrestling at the Amphitheater. Friday, July 25th – 9 am Small & Large Animal Supreme Showmanship, 5 pm 4-H Livestock Auction. Saturday, July 26th – 8 am Youth Fishing Tournament, 1 pm Swamp Fever Racing Mud Boggs, 6 pm Bingo in 4H building and Swampobilly Band on Free Stage. Be there for the fun and excitement of the Pike County 4-H fair, July 20 thru 26th, at Hornady Park, in Petersburg.
TYLER FARR CONCERT JULY 23RD AT VANDERBURGH FAIR Get ready for the Vanderburgh County Fair July 21 thru July 26th, at the Vanderburgh County 4-H Fairgrounds, on Highway 41 North of Evansville. WRAY’s Uncle Dave will broadcast Live from Vanderburgh County Fair, on July 23rd, prior to the Tyler Farr Concert! Nightly Grandstand events: Monday, July 21….6:30 pm Motorcycle Races Tuesday, July 22….6:30 pm Quad Races Wednesday, July 23….Tyler Farr Concert Thursday, July 24…….6 pm Farmer , Hot Farm, Pick-up, Truck & Semi Pulls Friday, July 25………..7 pm Lucas Oil Pro Tractor Pull Friday, July 26………..7 pm Demolition Derby Learn more at www.vanderburghcountyfair.com
OAKLAND CITY SWEET CORN FESTIVAL AUG 5, THUR 9TH Oakland City Lions Club Sweet Corn Queen pageant will be held Sunday, August 3RD , Little Miss Sweet Corn is scheduled for Friday August 1st, and Jr. Miss Sweet Corn Pageant will be held Monday, August 4th, all at Wood Memorial High School Cafetorium. Sweet Corn Festival Parade will officially kick off the Sweet Corn Festival on Tuesday, August 5th, at 6 p.m. from Downtown Oakland City to Wirth Park. Festival is Tuesday thru Saturday, featuring delicious Smoked Pork Chop or Fried Chicken Dinners, with corn on the cob, beginning at 5 pm daily, in the new air conditioned Community Center at Wirth Park. Lions Club will also be serving sandwiches for lunch, Wednesday thru Saturday from 11 a til 1 p. The public will also be able to purchase fresh sweet corn by the dozen during the festival. Sweet Corn Festival is sponsored by the Oakland City Lions Club, at Wirth Park, in Oakland City. No admission or parking charge all week long. Two night armband, $15.00 to ride Wed & Thurs both. Other nights armbands are $12.00. Register each day for Boys and Girls bikes to be given away on Saturday. Entertainment Line up: Tues. Aug 5th ……… 6 pm Sweet Corn Parade Wed. Aug. 6th .…… 6:30-7:30 Clif the Drifter Thurs. Aug 7th…..… 5-6 pm Bob Golden 6-8pm Andrea Wirth & Honeyvines Fri. Aug 8th ………… 5-6 p Rick Osborne, Christian Gospel 6:30-8:30 Star Bound Sat. Aug 9th ……… Noon-4 Cruz’in Car Show 1:30pm Li’l Kernel & Miss Rosebud Contest 2-4 pm Clowns 6:30-9 Nixter’s 60’s Band 8 pm Corn Eating Contest
RED WAGON RESTAURANT HIRING COOKS, RESTAURANT SERVERS & BARTENDERS If you are an experienced Cook, Restaurant Server, or Bartender, looking for a great place to work, apply now at the Red Wagon Restaurant, in Poseyville. Competitive Wages. Great Atmosphere! Apply in person for Cook, Restaurant Server or Bartender at the Red Wagon Restaurant. Or, email your Application to
Excellent service, remarkable food! Enjoy your next meal at the Red Wagon Restaurant, I- 64, to exit 12, at Poseyville.
SEA FOAM MOTOR TREATMENT $6.69 SPECIAL AT POWERS MOTOR Powers Motor Parts, Oakland City has Sea Foam Motor Treatment for $6.69, if you mention you heard this on WRAY! Sea Foam cleans injectors, stabilizes fuels, quiets noisy lifters and cleans deposits. Power’s Motor Parts, your Napa dealer in Oakland City, 44 years strong!
SAVE UP TO 40% EVERY DAY AT SAVE A LOT PRINCETON Save up to 40% every day, at Save A lot Food Store, Princeton! Get USDA fresh Split Chicken Breasts, just $1.49 a pound! Fresh Peaches, Plums or Nectarines, 99 cents a pound! Pick up USDA whole Boneless Pork Loins, $2.49 a pound! Imperial Spread Sticks, 16 ounce for 69 cents! Fairgrounds Jumbo Hot Dogs, 16 ounce only 99 cents! And fresh large Washington Cherries, $1.99 a pound! Prices good through July 26th, at Save A lot Food Store, West Broadway, Princeton!
WIN 2014 BIG “O” MUSIC FEST TICKETS STARTING NEXT WEEK ON WRAY! - Tickets are on sale now for the Big “O” Music Fest, in Owensboro, Ky. Purchase tickets on line at www.bigOmusicfest.com or at Owensboro Maloneys Pizza & Wings. General Admission tickets $49.50. VIP Tickets, $125.00. Big “O” Music Fest starring Hank Williams JR. & the Charlie Daniels Band is Saturday, August 16th, at Reid’s Orchard, in Owensboro, Ky. Complete line up includes: Brasher/Bogue, JT Hodges, The Lacs, The Locash Cowboys, The Charlie Daniels Band, & Hank Williams Jr.
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 the station or at www.wrayradio.com
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.
Cub Cadet days are back at MRK Equipment, with unbelievable offers, like one hundred dollars towards select series 1,000 lawn tractors. Plus exceptional factory financing on Cub Cadet’s full line! Offers end July 31st, so hurry into M.R.K Equipment Company, East Broadway in Princeton!
RICHARD’S FURNITURE STORE Thank Goodness it’s finally here! A furniture store in Gibson County that sells quality “Made in America” Furniture at discounted prices! Richards Furniture and Mattress Store is now open, in the old Methodist Church Building, at 225 Wesst Emerson, in Princeton! Shop visit this huge showroom filled with tables & chairs! Bedroom suites, Mattress sets, sofas, chairs, end tables, top quality European Area Rugs and so much more! If you need furniture of any kind, visit Richards Furniture and Mattress Store, in Princeton. Open seven days a week! If you don’t buy it at Richard’s, you will pay too much!
BUY FACTORY DIRECT FROM RED DAWN ARMORY Red Dawn Armory, your factory direct gun dealer, located on Blazing Stump Road, South of Princeton. Red Dawn Armory offers factory direct deals on Sigsauer, Rock River, D.P.M.S and Barrett weapons; plus, Dillon Precision Reloading equipment! Tactical weapons, and accessories, plus, small hand guns for personal protection! Also, see their a new line of freeze dried food products, with a shelf life of up to 25 years! Open Monday thru Friday, 3 til 6 pm. & Saturday, 10 til 4! Red Dawn Armory, quarter mile Off, Old highway 41 South, County Road 200 South, Princeton. On Facebook at Red Dawn Armory!
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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