COUNTRY ROAD CLUB E-NEWS Friday, February 27, 2015
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Feb 27 St. James Church Annual Fish Fry 4:30 -7:30 pm Feb 27-28 Hazleton Baseball League Signups, Fri. 6 -8 pm Sat 10a-2p Feb 28 Special Olympics Polar Plunge @ Prides Creek Park, Petersburg March 5 WRAY Live at Menards, 4 til 6 pm, (win Icemen tickets) March 7 Benefit Pancake Breakfast & Bake Sale @ First Baptist March 7 Gibson County Health Fair @ New PCHS High School March 13-15 Gibson So. Theatre presents Mary Poppins March 13 St. James Church Annual Fish Fry, 4:30 - 7:30 pm March 14 Patoka United Methodist Church Dinner & Auction March 18 National Ag Day March 27 St James Church Annual Fish Fry, 4:30- 7:30 pm April 4 Princeton Easter Egg Hunt on Gib. Co. Courthouse Lawn April 11 German American Bank Clean Sweep Day, 8am April 17-19 Broadway Players Present “The Nerd” April 18 WRAY Night at the Grand Ole Opry Sign up for Bus Trip now April 18 Spring Clean Up Day at Toyota April 19 Diekirche Auktion @ St. Peter & Paul Church, Haubstadt April 24 Southern Indiana Car Club Cruise-In on Courthouse Square April 24 Mt. Carmel Ribberfest Bar-B-Q on Market Street April 25 Junk in Your Trunk Vendor Fair, Ellis Park, Henderson Ky. June 4 Kenny Chesney’s “Big Revival Tour” @ Ford Center Listen to Country 98.1 FM & News Talk 1250 AM for Highlights!
Kenny Chesney With Special Guests, Jake Owen and Chase Rice THURSDAY, JUNE 4, 2015 TICKETS ON SALE NOW Evansville, IN – Kenny Chesney’s “Big Revival Tour” will come to the Ford Center on Thursday, June 4. The tour, which includes special guests Jake Owen and Chase Rice, supports Kenny Chesney’s latest album of the same name. The Big Revival, Chesney’s 13th #1 Billboard Country Album debut, previously yielded his 25th #1 with the multiple week chart-topper “American Kids.”
Tickets are on sale now, available at the Ford Center Ticket Office, all Ticketmaster outlets, online at Ticketmaster.com or charge by phone at 800-745-3000.
FORD 61ST ANNUAL INDIANAPOLIS BOAT SPORT & TRAVEL SHOW, FEB 20 – MAR 1 Ford 61st Annual Indianapolis Boat, Sport, & Travel Show is underway now thru March 1st at the Indiana State Fairgrounds, in Indianapolis.
HAZLETON BALL LEAGUE SIGNUPS BEGIN FEB 27 & 28 Hazleton Ball League signups for the 2015 Season begins Feb 27 & 28 at the Town Hall, in Hazleton. Sign up Friday, February 27th, from 6 til 8 pm. And on Saturday, February 28th, from 10 am til two p.m. Again, Hazleton Ball League Sign ups for the summer season begin this Friday evening, 6 til 8; and Saturday, 10 til 2, at the Town Hall, in Hazleton.
WRAY NIGHT AT THE GRAND OLE OPRY, APRIL 18TH See Gary Dawson and Uncle Dave Kunkel announce live on stage, at the Grand Ole Opry, Saturday, April 18th! Join WRAY Tours for a trip to Nashville, Tennessee, and WRAY night, at the Grand Ole Opry! We’ll enjoy a great meal at the Santa Fe Cattle Company, follow by an exciting and always entertaining Grand Ole Opry show, featuring Uncle Dave and Gary Dawson announcing on stage at the Opry! Get information and Sign up for the trip at WRAY Studio, Monday thru Friday, 8 til 5! Get on board and join us for an exciting trip to Nashville Tennessee , WRAY Night at the Grand Ole Opry, is Saturday, April 18th! Bus Trip Cost $125.00 and includes travel on Turner Coaches, Meal taxes and tips, Opry Show and Snacks on the bust. Also, when the Opry gives the word you’ll be able to get individual tickets for WRAY Night for $20 with WRAY’s special code. If you would like to drive down on your own and enjoy the show. Keep listening for more details on WRAY Night at the Grand Ole Opry, in Nashville, Tennessee.
FIRST ST. JAMES CHURCH FAMOUS FISH FRY IS TONIGHT 1st in a series of three Fish Fries at St. James Church Madden Hall, Old Princeton Road, Haubstadt is tonight, Friday, February 27th. Menu: Fried or Baked Fish, German Potato Salad, Baked Beans, Macaroni & Cheese, Slaw, Applesauce, Cornbread, Dessert, Coffee, Tea. Serving from 4:30 til 7:30, February 27th, March 13th & March 27th. Carry outs available. Everyone is Welcome.
FREE GIBSON COUNTY HEALTH FAIR 2015, ON MARCH 7TH Gibson County Health Department, Gibson General Hospital, & Purdue Extension invite everyone to a free Health Fair, Saturday, March 7th, from 10 til noon, in the new Princeton High School Gymnasium. There will be tons of Door Prizes & everyone visiting featured booths can enter to win a new bike and other great prizes. Free Screenings: Balance Screenings, Blood pressure checks, Blood Sugar Checks, Diabetic Foot checks, Oxygen Level Tests, Grip Strength Tests and more! Entertainment includes: On Point Cross Fit; Wood Memorial High School Cheerleaders, Integrity Martial Arts Academy, & Zumba with Gina Dupps, plus Clown’s All Day. Food for the event will be provided by the Extension Homemakers and all proceeds from concessions benefit First Books of Gibson County. For more information contact Andrea Kolhmeyer, Health & Human Sciences Educator, Purdue Extension of Gibson County at 812-385-3491, ext. 105 or
MARCH 7 BENEFIT PANCAKE BREAKFAST & BAKE SALE In honor of Merrik Chandler, a benefit Pancake Breakfast & Bake Sale will be held on Saturday, March 7th, from 8 till 11 am, at the First Baptist Church, off Spring Street, in Princeton. $5 donation, with proceeds going to the Family support Group for individuals with Cri-Du-Chat Syndrome.
GIBSON COUNTY CHAMBER LEGISLATIVE FORUM MARCH 7TH Gibson County Chamber Legislative Forum - Featuring State Senator Mark Messmer, State Representative Tom Washburne and State Senator Jim Tomes will be held Saturday, March 7th. The forum will begin at 10:00 am CST with doors opening at 9:30 am at Princeton City Hall. This is a new location while renovations are taking place in the school broadcast studio. The public is invited to join us and hear the direction our government is taking.
SILGAN WHITE CAP OFFERS EXCELLENT BENEFITS & $17.72 PER HOUR Silgan White Cap, a leading supplier of metal closures is seeking highly engaged full-time employees. Analytical candidates with relevant experience, mechanical skills, and extended education are highly desired. Candidates MUST prove a solid work history, show proof of safe behaviors, and dependability, be available for any shift, and pass a background check, physical, and drug screen. Silgan offers excellent benefits and starting wage of $17.72 per hour. Apply today at 2201 W. Maryland, Evansville, IN. NO Phone Calls please!
GIBSON SOUTHERN THEATRE DEPARTMENT PRESENTS MARY POPPINS Gibson Southern Theatre department invites everyone to their production of Mary Poppins a musical where Mary takes Jane and Michael Banks on an exciting adventure with magical twists and turns. Mary, with the help of an old friend, Bert, helps bring the Banks family closer than ever. Your entire family will enjoy exciting songs and dance. Show dates are March 13, 14, and 15, tickets start at $9.00 and can be purchased online at www.gshstheatre.com, the school’s office, or at the door. Hope to see everyone at the show.
PATOKA UM CHURCH SILENT AUCTION AND DINNER MARCH 14TH Tell a friend and join us for the Annual Six Dollar Dinner and Auction, Saturday, March 14th at the Patoka United Methodist Church! Silent Auction and Dinner begins at 4:30 pm. Followed by an exciting Live Auction of Hand Made Crafts, homemade baked goods, jelly, relish and candy, quilted items, gift certificates, gift baskets, Vera Bradley items, sports items and more! This is Pastor Jeff Pinney inviting you to our six dollar dinner and Auction, 4:30, Saturday, March 14th, at Patoka Unite Methodist Church, on Mill Street, In Patoka.
GIBSON COUNTY CHAMBER BREAKFAST MEET YOUR ELECTED OFFICIALS Gibson County Chamber Local Government Update Breakfast is Tuesday, March 17th, at 7:30 AM CST at Dick Clark's Family Restaurant. Elected officials from local cities and towns councils as well as County officials have been invited to speak. There will be Q & A time at the conclusion of the speakers.
ERA FIRST ADVANTAGE HOME OF THE WEEK ERA First Advantage Realty brings you the ERA Featured Home of the Week! Move-in ready and Located less than two miles from downtown Princeton, this beautifully landscaped, 4800 square foot home features four bedrooms, three and one/half baths, a in ground pool, finished basement and attached two car garage, on nearly 2 acres. Call Brian Schoonover, Era First Advantage, 1002 E. Broadway Princeton , 812-386-SOLD or go to www.billboardrealtor.com
1-800- QUIT NOW - INDIANA TOBACCO QUITLINE Did you know that more than 600 infants die every year in Indiana before their 1st birthday; and, that Indiana ranks 39th in infant mortality. Tobacco is a hard habit to kick and withdrawal is a tough way to start life. Smoking can cause your baby to grow slowly and not gain enough weight in the womb. Smoking can also cause physical and mental birth defects. For free help with quitting smoking, call the Indiana Tobacco Quitline at 1-800 quitnow! That’s 1-800 quitnow!
SELL YOUR STUFF AT JUNK IN YOUR TRUNK VENDOR FAIR, APRIL 25TH Sell your stuff and earn extra money at the First Annual Junk in the Trunk Vendor Fair – Saturday, April twenty-fifth at Ellis Park. Dig out your yard sale items and hand made creations; stuff’em in your trunk, drive in and sell out right of your vehicle in the parking lot at Ellis Park! Lots of vendors at one location, selling all kinds of items! Vendor spots start at $20.00! Proceeds support the AAF Scholarships. Registration details at www.junkinthetrunk.com
SOKELAND’S ANNUAL SERVICE AGREEMENT Are you sure your air conditioning will efficiently keep you cool this summer? Don’t waste money, time , and then have to sweat it out. Instead, get an Annual Service Agreement from Sokeland Heating and Air. They’ll check out your air in the spring, furnace in the fall. Sokeland’s Annual Service Agreement’s available on all major brands, residential and commercial, plus commercial refrigeration. Contact Sokeland Heating & Air, Ft. Branch. Call 812-753-4535. And…change filters monthly!
RIGHT TO BEAR ARMS INDOOR CLIMATE GUN & ARCHERY SHOOTING LEAGUES Right To Bear Arms has expanded to include an indoor climate controlled ten lane firearms range! Also an indoor climate controlled Archery Range! Gun and Archery shooting leagues begin very soon, so stop by for details. Gun Safety Classes for beginners up to advanced shooters also available. And Right To Bear Arms is now a Mathews Bow dealer. Guns, Bows, ammo, accessories, and if they don’t have it in stock, they’ll work hard to find it! Right To Bear Arms…more than a gun shop. Experience it on highway 41 North Haubstadt.
ZACK’S DINER NOW OFFERS CATERING SERVICES Here’s new and exciting news! Zack’s Diner in Ft. Branch now offers catering services, with a catering menu offering a delicious collection of savory choices to impress and delight the taste buds! Wedding receptions, Class reunions, company picnics, retirement celebrations, Open House events, or any special occasion! And Zack’s Catering Service will deliver and serve to your home, office, or banquet room! Make an appointment to talk with Zack or Sheri . Call Zack’s Diner, East Locust , Ft. Branch. 753-1230.
COUNTRY CLIPPER FROM KIESEL ENTERPRISES A MOWER BUILT FOR YOU This year, why piddle around with your old time consuming mower? Step up to an American made Country Clipper from Kiesel Enterprises! Only Country Clipper allows you to choose from 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! And qualified buyers get 0% for 54 months! Residential or commercial…Country Clipper has the mower built for you! See the full line, at Kiesel Enterprises, Highway 41 South, Princeton!
FIND SMALL GUNS TO TACTICAL WEAPONS AT RED DAWN ARMORY Made the decision to own a hand gun! Start your search at Red Dawn Armory, your factory direct gun dealer, in Princeton. Owner Randy Scales will take time to answer your questions on handling and operation, recommending the right gun for your needs at the best price. From small hand guns, to tactical weapons, Red Dawn Armory can help you with any type of gun or accessories. Ninety Day Layaway available. Open Monday – Fri. 3 til 6; Saturday 10-4! Quarter mile off old Highway 41, West on 200 South, Princeton. On Facebook, at Red Dawn Armory.
MEMBERSHIP SPECIALS AT NEW IMAGE FAMILY FITNESS CENTER Ask about New Membership Specials at New Image Family Fitness Center! Memberships include unlimited workouts on Nautilus Weight Machines, Treadmills, Elliptical machines, Free Weights, and more. Aerobic, Zumba, Insanity Workout, Swat, & Boot Camp classes included too! New Image has Designer Tanning products and Tanning seven days a week. Plus, vitamins and supplements for your good health. Martial Arts Class and Silver Sneaker Classes for Seniors, also available. Join now! New Image Family Fitness, Princeton Shopping Center, West Broadway, Princeton.
SENIOR CITIZENS SPECIALS AT NEW IMAGE FAMILY FITNESS Senior Citizen membership specials at New Image Family Fitness Center! New Image offers senior members a specialized Silver Sneaker exercise class exclusively for seniors that is often covered by insurance! Membership includes access to Nautilus weight machines, treadmills, elliptical machines and more. New Image also offers training, vitamins and nutritional supplements to maintain your good health! Stop in for a guided tour and learn more at New Image Family Fitness Center, Princeton Shopping Center, West Broadway, Princeton.
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RICHARDS FURNITURE & MATTRESS TAX REFUND SALE Do you have cabin fever? Let Richards help you break that fever without breaking the bank with beautiful new furniture from Richards Furniture and Mattress Store! Prices have been slashed and you save now on Comfortable and stylist sofas, chairs, kitchen tables & chairs and more. Thirty, forty and fifty percent off, during Richard’s Tax Refund Sale! Richard’s offers quality ”Made in America” bedding….. twin sets as low as .... $189; Queen Sets…… $349! Just a Small deposit holds layaway till you get that refund. Use that tax refund to your advantage and save big now at Richard’s Furniture and Mattress Store! 225 West Emerson, Princeton, Indiana! If you didn’t buy it at Richards, you paid too Much!
MARKETING SCHOLARSHIP AVAILABLE TO AREA STUDENTS The American Advertising Federation of Greater Evansville encourages careers in Advertising, Marketing, Graphic Design and Public Relations through its Annual Scholarship Program. In April of 2015, a minimum of $2,000 in scholarship funds will be awarded to area students. Scholarship requirements include: • Entrant must be graduating from a high school or currently attending college in one of these counties: INDIANA: Vanderburgh, Warrick, Posey, Gibson, Pike ILLINOIS: Edwards, White, Wabash, Wayne KENTUCKY: Henderson, Union, Daviess • Entrant must be majoring in Advertising, Marketing, Graphic Design or Public Relations • Entrant must have a minimum GPA of 3.00 Applications must be accompanied by a typed one-page essay telling about yourself and why your skills and/or career goals in Advertising, Marketing, Graphic Design or Public Relations qualify you for the Scholarship. Applications are available through your high school counselor, college financial office or at www.aafevv.com/about-us/scholarship/.Mailed entries must be postmarked by March 25, 2015.Emailed submissions must be received by March 27, 2015. If you have questions, please contact the AAF-GE Education Chair, Lori Martin at
or call 812-779-8111.
BORING TIRES KEEP YOU GOING GET A GREAT DEAL AT HOEFLING What’s black, goes round and round, is essential but extremely boring? Tires! But when you need them, it’s good to know Hoefling Tire and Auto Repair offer some of the lowest prices around! And that’s for any brand of car or light truck tires! Call ahead at 753- thirty eight thirty one. They’ll give you a great deal! You’ll finish out this winter more confident, and be ready to roll into spring. Hoefling Tire and Auto Repair, corner highway 41 and Locust in Ft. Branch. Pick-up and delivery available!
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!
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!
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