Upcoming Events July 25-26 Pike County Fair @ Hornady Park, Petersburg July 25-26 Vanderburgh County 4H Fair @ Vanderburgh Co. Fairgrounds July 25 Harold Sanders Retirement Reception 1-4p @ Allendale Rutitan July 29 Ag Academy @ Boyd Grain Farms, Washington, In. Jul31-Aug2 Owensville Watermelon Festival Jul31-Aug3 Jasper Strassenfest, Jasper, Indiana Aug 2 MSCS Hoosier Sprint Nationals, at Tri-State Speedway Aug 5 – 9 Oakland City Sweet Corn Festival @ Wirth Park Aug 6-9 Mt. Carmel Ag Days, Uptown Mt. Carmel Aug 8-10 Trucks for Kids – Mud Drags, Dirt Drags, Show & Shine, Gib Co Fairgrounds Aug 11 Free Adult/Youth Movie Night at Princeton Public Library 5:30pm Aug 15 Cooking Demonstration at River Oaks Health Campus, Princeton Aug 16 Big “O” Music Fest, Owensboro, Ky. Aug 16 Thunder on the Square, Downtown Princeton Square Aug 18 Free Family Movie Night @ Princeton Public Library 6pm Aug 22-24 Frog Follies, Vanderburgh 4H Fairgrounds, Hwy 41 N. Evansville Aug 29-1st Palestine Rodeo, Palestine, Illinois Aug 29-1st Labor Day Assoc. Celebration, Gibson Co Fairgrounds, Princeton, In Aug 30 Lyles Station “New Beginning” Celebration & 5K Run Walk Sept 4-7 Montgomery Turkey Trot Festival, Montgomery, In Sept 19-21 Golden Heritage Festival, Gibson Co. Courthouse Square Oct 23-26 WRAY Trip to Pigeon Forge & Smoky Mountains Listen to Country 98.1 FM & News Talk 1250 AM for Highlights!
“LABEL SHOPPER” is coming soon to Princeton’s West Broadway Shopping Center! Be Listening for opening announcement and up to 75% off on designer fashions!
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RECEPTION TODAY FOR HAROLD SANDERS RETIREMENT 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, today, 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 TONIGHT Wabash County 4-H Fair continues tonight, Friday, July 25th , with Hog Wrestling beginning at 7pm, at the Wabash County Fairgrounds, in Mt. Carmel, Illinois!
PIKE COUNTY 4-H FAIR, CONTINUES TONIGHT AND TOMORROW Pike County 4-H Fair continues….Meet your friends to enjoy rides, delicious foods, 4H exhibits and entertainment! Link for Information on Facebook at www.facebook.com/pikecounty4hfair 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, at Hornady Park, in Petersburg.
VANDERBURGH COUNTY FAIR CONTINUES TONIGHT & TOMORROW Vanderburgh County Fair continues tonight & tomorrow at the Vanderburgh County 4H Center fairgrounds on Highway 41 North of Evansville. Friday, July 25………..7 pm Lucas Oil Pro Tractor Pull Friday, July 26………..7 pm Demolition Derby Learn more at www.vanderburghcountyfair.com
AG ACADEMY PRESNTED BY DEKALB & ASGROW Farmers have a chance to win door prizes and learn the latest technology and seed products during Dekalb/Asgrow Ag Academy, Tuesday, July 29th, at Boyd Grain Farm, in Washington, Indiana. Tour includes the current agricultural issues, climate corporation, history of corn, multi hybrid planter, managing tough weeds, Monsanto's global breeding program and new 2015 lineup. All area Farmers are invite to Dekalb/Asgrow Ag Academy, from 9 am til one pm, Eastern Standard Time, Tuesday, July 29th, at the Boyd Grain Farms.
OWENSVILLE WATERMELON FESTIVAL JULY 31, THRU AUG 2 Great family fun, delicious food and live entertainment during the Owensville Watermelon Festival! Bring the kids for rides, including rides on the Firetruck! Enjoy Watermelon Games, Cornhole Tourny’s, and Bingo ! Little Miss, Junior Miss and Queen pageants! Watermelon Run Walk, Watermelon Parade, Variety show and ATV Run. Live entertainment features Styll Country Band, Christian Band Inheritance, and Root Bound! Plus lots of booths and great food! Fun for everyone at the Owensville Watermelon Festival July 31st through August 2nd!
JASPER STRASSENFEST CELEBRATION JULY 31ST, THRU AUGUST 3RD, The 2014 Jasper Strassenfest is July 31st -August 3rd in downtown Jasper. The committee chose, "Alive with the Arts", to accentuate the 36th Anniversary of the Strassenfest in downtown Jasper. Since it's beginning in 1979, the Jasper Strassenfest has gotten bigger and better every year and now features a huge variety of food booths; entertainment on three downtown stages, plus competitive events for all ages. For more information go to www.jasperstrassenfest.org
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
TRI-STATE SPEEDWAY MSCS HOOSIER SPRINT NATIONALS AUG 2ND MSCS Hoosier Sprint Nationals, with $50000 to win plus Modifieds racing at Tri-State Speedway, Saturday, August 2nd, in Haubstadt, Indiana.
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.
COOKING DEMONSTRATION AT RIVER OAKS AUGUST 15 River Oaks Health Campus invites you to a special cooking demonstration Friday, August 15th, at 6 pm. Watch, learn and eat as Chef Shane Render cooks a three course meal for everyone to enjoy; including: Zucchini chips, with basil dipping sauce; Mustard Glazed Salmon with Maple Roasted Cherry Tomatoes and Lemon Meringue Pie. Cost $10.00. Spaces are limited so call River Oaks Health Campus at 812- 385-0794 to make your reservations today.
2014 BIG “O” MUSIC FEST SATURDAY AUGUST 16 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.
PALESTINE RODEO LABOR DAY WEEKEND IN PALASTINE, ILLINOIS Don’t miss the South Eastern Illinois entertainment event of the year, Labor Day Weekend, in Palestine, Illinois. Three performances of Professional Rodeo, Friday, Saturday & Sunday nights at 7pm, Labor Day Weekend, (August 29, 30, & 31) at the Pioneer City Arena. PRCA Rodeo featuring: Bronc Riding, Calf Roping, Barrel Racing, Bull Riding and more. Mutton Bustin and Calf Scramble for the kids; plus, Trick riding by John Harrison! Three rodeo performances Labor Day Weekend with Rudy Burns, the comedy clown, barrel man, and bullfighter; and, rodeo announcer, Mike Mathis. Also, after each rodeo performance, in the Coors Light Beer Tent at the west end of the arena, hear “Live” music and dancing; on Friday night, Roxie Randal, Saturday night, Brian Hart & the Slick Willy Band, & Sunday night, X-Krush. On Labor Day, Monday, September 2ndth a Huge Labor Day Parade begins at 10 am. Palestine Labor Day Celebration includes delicious food, entertainment and more. Campers welcome at the 15 acre campground at Leveron Park. Call the Palestine Chamber for tickets and more information at 618-586-2222. Link to Pioneer City
Rodeo at Pioneer City dot com Also, be listening for ticket giveaways on Country 98.1 WRAY.
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.
SUMMER READING PROGRAM THANKS Princeton Public Library Summer Reading Program concluded on Thursday, July 24th, with awards presentation and special program at Lafayette Park! Shannon Lindsey and the Library staff sends many thanks to the businesses, library patrons, and the community for their support of the Princeton Library’s successful Summer Reading Program. 645 Kids and adults participated in the program, with over 7000 hours read. Again, Princeton Public Library thanks all businesses, Library patrons, and the community for supporting the Summer Reading Program.
FREE ADULT/YOUTH MOVIE NIGHT AT PPL Adult Youth Movie Night returns August 11th, at the Princeton Public Library! Youth and adults, age 13 and up, are invited to free Adult Youth Movie Night, Monday, August 11th at 5:30 pm, at the Princeton Public Library. Showing will be the movie based on the young adult novel: Divergent. Movie & Popcorn are Free! Join the Library, for Adult Youth Movie Night, Monday, August 11th, beginning at 5:30 pm, in the Meeting Room, at your Princeton Public Library!
FREE FAMILY NIGHT MOVIE AT PPL Family Movie Night returns to the Princeton Public Library! Kids and parents are invited to a free Family Movie Night, Monday, August 18th, at the Princeton Public Library! Showing is The movie that joins the muppets on their grand world tour! The Muppets find themselves wrapped into a European jewel-heist caper headed by a Kermit the Frog look-alike and his sidekick. Movie & Popcorn are free! Join us for Family Move night, Monday, August 18th, 6 pm at your Princeton Public Library.
YARD BARNS Rent to own your yard barn from Deno’s Yard Barns and Steel Buildings! All sizes, colors, vinyl, metal, wood! Rated A-1 by the Better Business Bureau! Voted best of the best in Gibson County! See Mel or Brian at Deno’s, highway 41 and 68, Haubstadt. Petersburg and Oakland City at Highway 57 North.
CABINS Want a lofted Cabin, or lofted Casita? Check with Deno’s Yard Barns and Steel Buildings! Rated A-1 by the Better Business Bureau! Voted best of the best in Gibson County! Talk to Mel or Brian at Deno’s, Highway 41 and 68 Haubstadt. Highway 57 North in Petersburg and Oakland City.
STEEL CARPORTS – GARAGES – POLE BUILDINGS Protect your vehicles or Motorhome with all steel carports, garages and pole buildings from Deno’s Yard Barns and Steel Buildings. Rated A-1 by the Better Business Bureau! Voted best of the best in Gibson County! See Mel or Brian at Deno’s, Highway 41 and 68 Haubstadt. Highway 57 North Petersburg and Oakland City.
CUB CADET DAYS AT MRK 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!
OWENSVILLE AUTO BODY Which would you prefer….a good job on your auto body repair, or a great job? A great job of course, and that’s what you’ll get from Owensville Auto Body, where attention to detail is PRIORITY ONE! Don’t settle for mediocre. Call Owensville Auto Body today at 724-4305.
CUT HIGH LIMBS WITH POLE SAW FROM KIESEL ENTERPRISES Attention anyone who struggles with cutting limbs in high places! The perfect cutting tool has arrived! The all new Pole Saw by Oregon, available at Kiesel Enterprises! 40 volt max, powered by the Oregon Power Now Lithium Ion battery pack, for long run time and powerful fast cutting! Telescoping shaft extends the tool from seven foot three inches to ten foot four inches, with 15 feet of access! Mid mount motor allows for reduced elevated weight! Oregon Pole Saw , plus Oregon line of trimmers and chainsaws, available at Kiesel Enterprises, Highway 41, Princeton!
ZERO PERCENT FINANCING FOR 54 MONTHS ON COUNTRY CLIPPER O% financing for 54 months has been extended to qualified buyers, on all new Country Clipper mowers from Kiesel Enterprises! Country Clipper, the only mower that allows you to choose your control options, with either an exclusive Point-N-Go Joystick, or traditional dual lever. All models offer patented stand-up deck! Edge XLT and Challenger feature pivoting front axle and deck system! Residential or commercial….Country Clipper has the mower built for you! See the full line of American made Country Clipper mowers at Kiesel Enterprises, Highway 41 Princeton!
MEMMERS TRUE VALUE YOU STIHL DEALER Make yard work a breeze, with the Stihl line of hand held outdoor power equipment from Memmer’s True Value Farm Store! Check out the Stihl line of blowers, trimmers, and chain saws. The Yard Boss. Or how about the Stihl Kombi system with 13 atachments? The complete line of Stihl hand-held outdoor power equipment is available at Memmer’s! Stihl, built in America. Locally sold and serviced at Memmer’s True Value Farm Store, Highway 41 North, Lyles Station Road, Princeton. Open seven days a week!
TRAEGER WOOD PELLET GRILLS FROM MEMMERS & M & M TRUE VALUE If you grill, chances are all spring and summer you’ve been hauling propane, or dealing with messy charcoal and toxic lighter fluid! Why not make grilling easy, with a Traeger wood pellet grill from Memmers and M&M True Value? Just think…no more messy charcoal, propane, flare-ups, or baby sitting! Just easy operation with automatic start, electronic temperature control, even heating, and convection air flow. All sizes and price ranges are available at Memmer’s True Value Farm Store, Princeton. And M&M True Value Haubstadt!
TACKLE TOUGH MOWING JOBS WITH HUSTLER Tired of spinning your wheels on a mower that frankly, just doesn’t cut it? Big jobs require a tougher, faster, smoother zero-turn mower. A Hustler Raptor Super Duty from Memmer’s True Value! Large thirteen by six and a half inch front tires make for a tough front end! Heavy duty deep fabricated steel deck offers the most durability in its class! Kawasaki engine provides unmatched power versus the competition! 0% financing’s available to qualified buyers for 48 months on Hustler, from Memmer’s True Value Farm Store, Highway 41 North at Lyles Station Road, Princeton!
RICHARD’S FURNITURE & MATTRESS STORE
Have you been to Richard’s Furniture & Mattress Store, the new 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)
KISSEL LAND SURVEYING WILL DRAW THE LINE Need an expert in land surveying? Want to protect one of your biggest investments….your land? Kissel Land Surveying is a professional in your land matters! Land Divisions, farm and lot surveys, construction staking, map making! Contact Kissel Land Surveying! Kissel Land Surveying is licensed, in Indiana, and will survey any land in Southern Indiana! Contact Kissel Land Surveying for a free estimate! 812-753-1233, or Kissel surveying dot com! Kissel Land Surveying draws the Line!
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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.
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