COUNTRY ROAD CLUB E-NEWS
May 27, 2016
Be Listening for ways to win Holiday World Tickets on WRAY!
May 27 So. Indiana Car Club Concert & Cruise In on Princeton Square
May 28 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament at Princeton Lafayette Park
May 28 Blake Shelton Headlines Legends Concert at Indianapolis Motor Speedway
May 28-29 Spirit of Vincennes Rendezvous, George Rogers Clark Memorial
May 29 Memorial Weekend Classic @ Tri-State Speedway
June 4-5 Fort Branch Community Pride Festival @ Fort Branch Park
June 4 Gibson County Relay for Life @ Fairgrounds Pavilion
June 4 Car Show at Good Samaritan Home in Oakland City
June 6 Princeton Public Library Summer Reading Program Sign up & Kickoff 1-3p
June 9 Murder Mystery Dinner at Princeton Theatre by Badgett Playhouse
June 9 Tanya Tucker @ Victory Theatre, Evansville, 7p
June 10 Spring War on Hunger at First Bank join WRAY Live from 4 til 6 pm
June 10 Movie in Park, presented by City of Princeton, Bicentennial Park
June 10-12 Classic Iron Show, Vanderburgh Co. 4H Fairgrounds
June 11 Summer Showdown @ Tri-State Speedway
June 16-18 Haubstadt Sommerfest- 5K run Walk, Downtown Haubstadt
June 24 Southern Indiana Car Club Concert, Cruise-in & Movie Night
June 25 Zombie Run 5K Challenge @ Lafayette Park 5 pm
June 25-26 Hadi Shrinefest, Evansville
June 26 Late Model Summer Nationals @ Tri-State Speedway
July 9-16 Pike County 4H Fair & Bicentennial Celebration
July 10-16 161st Gibson County Fair
Jul 23-24 WRAY Tour’s 2-day Trip to Nashville, Tennessee
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THIS WEEKEND AT THE OPRY
5/25 – 5/27:
This weekend on the Opry, don’t miss Vince Gill, Chris Janson, Restless Heart, and more! Call 800-SEE-OPRY or visit opry.com.
MAY 27th SO. IND. CAR CLUB CRUISE IN & CONCERT
Fourth Friday Cruise In & Concert presented by Southern Indiana Car Club and Downtown Princeton, Inc. featuring rock band Descent on the Gibson County Courthouse Square is Friday, May 27th! First fifty cars receive plaques! Awards at 8:45! Meet your friends for Beautiful cars, delicious Food, and Live Rock & Roll by Descent this Friday night, in downtown Princeton. Downtown Princeton, Inc. Fourth Friday on the Square sponsored by Toyota, Gibson County Tourism, Clarion and WRAY!
MAY 28TH 3 ON 3 BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT FOR JACKIE YOUNG SCHOLARSHIP
Dream Big “3 on 3” Basketball Tournament for Boys and Girls, 3rd grade thru high school, plus open division is Saturday, May 28thth at Princeton’s Lafayette Park! Jackie Young invites everyone to participate and raise money for a scholarship that will be awarded to a Princeton Class of Seventeen graduate. Rules and registration forms available at Princeton Municipal Building or online at www.Princetonstellar.com All area basketball players are encouraged to participate.
JUNE 4, RELAY FOR LIFE IN GIBSON COUNTY
Who will you relay for? Your Grandpa, a sister, your Mother, a Friend! Join Gibson County’s Community Fight Against Cancer, raising over one million dollars since 1996! Relay for Life Opening ceremony is Saturday, June 4th at Noon, with Closing Ceremony at midnight at the Gibson County Fairgrounds Pavilion. Everyone is invited to Pack the track to raise lifesaving dollars, for cancer research, education and service. Celebrate! Remember! Fight Back! For more information call 812-475-9244.
JUNE 4 THRU 6TH, FORT BRANCH COMMUNITY PRIDE AT THE PARK
Fun for your entire family….during the Ft. Branch Community Pride Festival June 4th through the 6th! Associated with the event, the first annual Red Bank Bicycle Ride, Saturday, June 4th, 8am, starting in the Ft. Branch Community Park! Sign up for 25 or 50 K rides throughout the Red Bank Trail and countryside of Gibson County. $25 for early registration through May 27th. Late registration fee, $35 up to June 3rd. T-shirt and free extra’s included in the registration price. Register on line at www.redbandride.sellmytees.com
JUNE 4TH CAR SHOW AT GOOD SAMARITAN HOME OC.
Good Samaritan Home and Rehabilitative Center in Oakland City-Car show June 4th Registration starts at 10am, The show will start at 11am and awards will be presented at 2pm. Register before June 4th for $5, registration day of is $10. We will be grilling out, raffle baskets and more! All proceeds will benefit the Alzheimer’s association.
-Another Date to mark your calendars for is July 9th! We will be having a 4th of July Bash with Fireworks!
JUNE 6TH, SUMMER READING PROGRAM KICK OFF AT PRINCETON LIBRARY
Princeton Public Library’s Summer Reading Program Sign up Kick off is Monday, June 6th, from one til three pm! Join the Fun, with River City Clowns, Face Painting, Crafts & Refreshments. Fun programs all summer and everyone earns Grand Prize entry form for every hour read and a free book for every eight hours read. Also, this reminder beginning May 29th Library will be closed on Sundays Thru September 4th. PPL will also be closed Memorial Day. Check Website or Facebook for Details.
JUNE 9TH, “HONEYMOON FROM HADES” MURDER MYSTERY DINNER
Badgett Playhouse returns to downtown Princeton Community Theatre, Thursday, June 9th, 2016, with a hilarious Murder Mystery called “Honeymoon from Hades”. Show includes delicious Dinner catered by R’z Café, in Fort Branch, plus show. Advance tickets are $39.99! Tickets at the door $42.99. Enjoy this hilarious Branson-style show close to home. Make reservations and reserve your seat today by calling Badgett Playhouse at 888-362-4223 or purchase tickets online at www.grandriversvariety.com
JUNE 9TH, TANYA TUCKER @ VICTORY THEATRE, EVANSVILLE 7 PM
Tanya Tucker comes to Victory Theatre, in downtown Evanville, Thursday, June 9th, at 7 pm. For four decades, her sultry voice and vivacious stage presence has helped to make her one of the most admired and respected female vocalists in country music. Be listening for ways to win tickets to see Tanya Tucker, on Country Gold, Saturday morning and on Uncle Dave’s Goin Home Show!
JUNE 10TH, WAR ON HUNGER SPONSORED BY FIRST BANK & SAVE A LOT
The need in the community is extremely high and the Salvation Army Pantry is nearly bare! Salvation Army, First Bank, & Save-A-Lot Food Store have joined forces to declare Spring War on Hunger and help replenish the Salvation Army shelves. You can Help by bringing canned goods, cash or gift certificates to First Bank’s Location, on West Broadway, across from Patriot GM Superstore, in Princeton. Collection Friday, June 10th, all day with Live Broadcast from four til six p.m. at First Bank! For the Best prices on canned goods it’s the Save-A-Lot Food Store, in Princeton. First Bank and Save-A-Lot are sponsoring the canned good and or cash drive and everyone is invited to help fill the pantry at the Salvation Army! Please give to the Spring War on Hunger Drive! Friday, June 10th, at First Bank, in Princeton.
RICHARDS WAREHOUSE TENT SALE EXTENTED TIL JUNE 4TH
Rainy weather has forced Richard’s Furniture & Mattress to extend their Emergency Stock Liquidation Sale! Richard’s moved over $200,000.00 worth of inventory to their Patoka Warehouse, just north of Princeton. Now the Tent Sale at the Patoka warehouse is extended June 1 thru June 4. Some items will be sole at or below wholesale cost. The Prices you want on American made furniture and mattresses are this emergency sale extended, thru Saturday, June 4th. At Richard’s Patoka, Indiana warehouse on U.S. 41 look for the signs
COUNTRY CLIPPER OFFERS A 90 DEGREE STAND UP DECK
Check out Country Clipper! It is the only mid-mount mower with a 90 degree patented stand-up deck. Available pivoting front end on most models to prevent scalping, and single-hand joystick steering option! All these features and many more that will make your lawn work….lawn fun! Stop by Kiesel Enterprises to see Country Clippers two new residential models, “Boulevard” with flip up deck, and “Avenue” with joystick control. Ask about 0% financing available to qualified buyers through June 30th on new Country Clippers, from Kiesel Enterprises, off Highway 41 South, Princeton.
LEARN MORE ABOUT GIBSON COUNTY CARING COMMUNITIES
Working with county school corporations, risk factors facing Gibson County Youth are identified which can increase the likelihood of youth becoming involved in unhealthy behaviors. Programs for families and youth are offered in all areas of the county and can be found on the coalition’s website. For more information about Caring Communities of Gibson County, go to their website: www.caringcommunitiesgc.org or like them on Facebook at Gibson County Communities.
BIG BROTHERS / BIG SISTERS
At Big Brothers Big Sisters, we believe that caring adults can change the lives of children in our community. By volunteering just a few hours a month, you can make a big impact on a child’s life. Call 812-573-0840 or visit GoBigGibson.org for more information about our program. That’s 812-573-0840 or go online to GoBigGibson.org.
SOS SURVIVORS OF SUICIDE GROUP MEETS 2ND & 4TH THURSDAYS
S.O.S., Survivors of Suicide Group, meets at 6:30 PM on the 2nd and 4th Thursday each month in New Life Church of the Nazarene Fellowship Center at 328 East Emerson in Princeton.
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
WRAY GIVES TICKETS FOR GRAND OLE OPRY EVERY WEEK
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.
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
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HAVE A GREAT WEEKEND!