COUNTRY ROAD CLUB E-NEWS Friday, October 10th , 2014
Oct 11 The Harvest Cup MSCS Sprints $4000 to Win, Plus Modifieds @ Tri State Oct 17 Uncle Dave Live Backstage @ Grand Ole Opry ( Nashville Getaway Winner) Oct 18 Tour of Opportunity at over 20 Businesses Oct 23-26 WRAY Trip to Pigeon Forge & Smoky Mountains Oct 24 Feed the Crew Farm Winner Lunch (details below) Dec 5 U-Can-Help Food Drive Listen to Country 98.1 FM & News Talk 1250 AM for Highlights!
WRAY COUNTRY ROAD CLUB MEMBER WILL WIN NASHVILLE GETAWAY! Spend Fall in the Country with star-packed Opry shows featuring: Rascal Flatts, Sara Evans, Little Big Town, Vince Gil, Lady Antebellum, Keith Urban, Charles Daniels Band, Terri Clark, Montgomery Gentry and More. Ticket available at www.opry.com or by calling 1-800-SEE-OPRY. Also, all Country Road Club members (that’s you) are invited to enter to win a Nashville Getaway! Just email your name, address, and phone number to
for a chance to win the exciting Fall in the Country Nashville Getaway! (Prize includes: Tickets to the Opry, a backstage tour of the Grand Ole Opry House, Overnight accommodations at Gaylord Opryland Resort, and a copy of the new book “Backstage at the Grand Old Opry”). Email your name, address & Phone number to
before noon on Friday, October 17th. Winner will be announced during Uncle Dave Kunkel’s Going Home Show, Friday afternoon, broadcasting Live from backstage at the Grand Ole Opry House! Get a behind-the-scenes look at the show that made country music famous and listen to see if you’re a Nashville Getaway Winner! Brought to you by the Grand Ole Opry and Country 98.1 WRAY, your official Nashville connection!
ATTENTION FARMERS WABASH VALLEY WILL FEED YOUR CREW At Wabash Valley they know how busy harvest can be and they want to feed your crew! One more lucky harvest crew will receive lunch delivered by Wabash Valley to the field on Friday October 24th. To enter your crew, just email your farm name and phone number to
before midnight on Wednesday before the feed. Then one lucky winner will be drawn LIVE on-air on Thursday October 23rd, by Weed & Cliff, during the Morning Road Show. Wabash Valley hopes you are AVAILable for lunch! Talk to Wabash Valley FS about ensuring your crop has the phosphorus it needs when it needs it by treating it with AVAIL Phosphorus Fertilizer Enhancer. AVAIL is proven to protect phosphorus through the winter, ready to feed your crop come spring. Enter your Farm Name and number at
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.
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL ON WRAY TONIGHT Mt. Vernon Wildcats travel to Princeton tonight for a match up with the Tigers on Senior Night! Join Jeff Lankford and Ken Beckerman for Live Coverage of Princeton Tiger Football 6:50 Broadcast Start on WRAY AM 1250!
THIS WEEKEND AT THE GRAND OLE OPRY This weekend it’s the Opry Birthday Bash with Lady Antebellum, Trace Adkins, and more! Call 800-SEE-OPRY or visit opry.com.
THE HARVEST CUP – MSCS SPRINTS OCT 11TH AT TRISTATE SPEEDWAY
It’s the final race of the season at Tri State Speedway, Saturday, October 11th! Midwest Sprint cars, Modified and lighting mini-sprints will race at 7:30 pm Saturday Night. Tri State Speedway, Highway 41, Haubstadt, Indiana.
TOUR OF OPPORTUNITY, SATURDAY OCTOBER 18, FROM 9 TIL 2 On Saturday, Oct. 18 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., over 20 local leading employers will be participating in the “Tour of Opportunity”, providing the opportunity for students, parents, and the broad community to learn about companies in our Region, explore careers and career pathways. Businesses participating in the Tour of Opportunity include: Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indiana, Toyota Boshoku Indiana (TBIN), The Babcock & Wilcox Company, SABIC, Skanska USA, Deaconess Health Systems, Vectren, Gibson County Quality Assurance, LLC, Old National Bank, Whayne Supply Company, Atlas Van Lines, SRG Global, KC Transportation, Jasper Engines and Transmissions, Dubois County Community Corrections, Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 136 JATC, NECA/IBEW Electrical Apprenticeship, Evansville Fire Department, Evansville City Police, Mead Johnson Nutrition, Lochmueller Group, General Electric, American Medical Response, Cardinal Selling Services, LLC, Sunset Funeral Home, Meyer Distribution, Ivy Tech Community College, Vincennes University, University of Southern Indiana. During the event, participating companies will host open house events, short tours of their facilities, or will be represented at the Children’s Museum of Evansville (cMoe). Attendees can meet local employers and educational representatives to learn about highlighted careers and the skills and education needed for these careers. The event is free for public to attend.
HMC NEEDS SALESMAN AND ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT IN ENGINEERING DEPT HMC in Princeton Indiana, a worldwide leader in large gearing, is seeking an Administrative Assistant to provide administrative and office support for the Engineering Department. HMC is also seeking an experienced Salesman. As a leading worldwide supplier of critical gears to the steel, bridge and mining industries, HMC is looking for the candidate who will work closely with both current and new customers. For more details or to apply go to www.wrayradio.com
$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!
NOW HIRING MAINTENANCE TECHS AT $16.34 PER HOUR Ready to advance your maintenance career? Ameriqual is now hiring maintenance technicians starting at $16.43 per hour, and experienced maintenance super leads starting at $25.84 per hour. Get the hours and benefits that you need, including medical, dental, vision, 401K and a free associate wellness clinic after the first ninety days at Ameriqual Foods! Please apply in person at the Ameriqual plant on Highway 41, Monday through Friday from nine am until four pm. See www.ameriqual.com for more details.
BEELIVERS RELAY FOR LIFE CORN MAZE & HAYRIDE DURING OCTOBER Beeliver’s Relay for Life Corn Maze & Hayride is open this weekend thru the end of October ! Join the fun each Friday and Saturday, Six til nine! Sunday’s five til eight! Adults Five dollars! Age Five to twelve… three dollars. Four and under free. Visit Beeliver’s Relay for Live Corn Maze & Hayride, next to CVS, in Princeton.
LYLES STATION CORN MAZE FRIDAY & SATURDAY IN OCTOBER An October of family fun awaits you, at the Lyles Station twelve acre Corn Maze! Hayrides, pumpkin painting, and more! Roast hotdogs over the campfire. Enjoy S’Mores, hot chocolate and hot apple cider! The maze turns haunted October 25th and 31st from eight to ten! Maze admission , five dollars ages twelve and up. Four dollars ages four to twelve. Cash only. Three and under free! The Lyles Station Corn Maze, 4 miles West of Princeton. Every Friday in October, five to eight. Saturdays one to eight. Group plans available. More info at www.gibsoncounty.org
BREAKFAST 2ND SATURDAY EACH MONTH OCTOBER THRU MARCH AT VFW Breakfast this Saturday – sponsored by VFW Post #2714 Men’s Auxiliary – Fort Branch on the 2nd Saturday of each month – October through March. Serving Knights of St. John’s Sausage, scrambled eggs, hash browns, biscuits and gravy along with Coffee, OJ or Milk – Generous helpings…all for $7.00. Orders to go available by calling 812-753-4161…..Serving 7 AM to 10 Am or till food is gone! Everyone Welcome!
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.
BROADWAY HOUSE BISTRO – PRINCETON’S NEWEST EATERY Fall in love, with Broadway House Bistro, Princeton’s newest Eatery featuring fine dining at its best! Appetizers, Soups, Salads, Entrees, sandwiches and desserts! New…. Saturday Brunch served seven until one with all your breakfast favorites, plus big variety of meats and eggs, including Eggs Benedict! Broadway House Bistro, open weekdays for lunch, eleven until two. Dinner served Tuesday through Saturday starting at four. For reservations , or to book your holiday party call six three five- four three zero three. It’s a hit! Broadway House Bistro, 404 West Broadway, Princeton!
RELAX STRESS AWAY AT SIMPLY BLISS MASSAGE Relax your stress away, with a Swedish Massage from Simply Bliss Massage , Princeton. This is Amanda Parker, owner, and licensed massage therapist from Simply Bliss. It’s important to give your mind and body a break from your hectic lifestyle. I offer thirty, sixty, or ninety minute massages….Swedish, Theraputic, Hot Stone, or Pre-natal. Also Skin Exfoliations, Ear Candling, Sugar foot Scrub and Massage. Reservations only, at Simply Bliss Massage, North Main, in the Gibson County Chiropractic Office, Princeton. Phone 618-562-0219.
R’Z CAFÉ OPEN FOR SUNDAY BRUNCH R’z Café is open on Sundays! Join them for Sunday brunch from ten until two. The a la carte menu features breakfast favorites such as French Toast, Heuvos Rancheros, Chicken and doughnuts. Family style dining includes Fried Chicken, Ham, Fried Catfish or pulled BBQ Pork….plus much more. Round out your meal with fresh Mimosas or a drink from their full bar. Reservations and carryouts always welcome. See you Sunday, at R’z Café and Catering, located in the historic Swinney Printing Building, 104 North Main in Fort Branch.
RICHARDS THE BIGGEST FURNITURE STORE IN GIBSON COUNTY Have you shopped at the biggest Furniture Store in Gibson County? Richard’s Furniture and Mattress Store, in Downtown Princeton, offers over eighteen thousand square feet of showrooms filled with quality American Made tables and chairs! Bedroom suites! Mattresses, sofas, rockers, recliners, top quality European Area Rugs and so much more! Quality Furniture at Discount Prices! No credit check financing and layaway available. Richard’s Furniture and Mattress Store, 225 West Emerson, Princeton! If you didn’t buy it at Richards! You paid too much!
WARM UP TO SOUP & SANDWICHES AT TEEL’S Warm up to a light meal of delicious Soup and Sandwiches, at Teel’s Seven C’s, Princeton! Then top off your meal with a fabulous fruit Smoothie, Frappe, Soft Serve or frozen Yogurt! And did you know that Teel’s offer over fifty varieties of coffee beans that can be ground on request? Along with many varieties of Gourmet Teas . And check out their selection of Chocolates! Teels Seven C’s, South side of the Princeton square. Open Tuesday through Friday 7:30 to 5:30. Saturday ten to three.
RUBY’S FLORAL DESIGN HAS MOVED TO NEW LOCATION Ruby’s Floral Design, your full service florist with unique home decor has moved, from downtown Ft. Branch, to highway 41 South in Ft. Branch. Offering three thousand square feet of gorgeous fall and Halloween décor, wreathes, arrangements, unique gifts including personalized mirrors and glass. Jewelry, purses, shoes, stepping stones, benches and more! A must see…the Halloween Witches Umbrella! Wreath and arrangement classes available Tuesdays and Thursdays six pm, at Ruby’s Floral Design, highway 41 South, just North of Coal Mine Road in Ft. Branch.
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
MIRANDA LAMBERT @ FORD CENTER EVANSVILLE, JANUARY 15TH Grammy nominated country superstar Miranda Lambert is bringing her Certified Platinum Tour to Ford Center on January 15, 2015, with special guests, Justin Moore and RaeLynn. Tickets on sale now at Ford Center Ticket Office, Ticketmaster.com, or charge by phone at (800) 745-3000.
MEMENTO TO LAST A LIFETIME AT FIRST PLACE TROPHIES At First Place Trophies and Awards they know that 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.
GRACE’S CHRISTMAS SELECTIONS Treat the little ones in your life to the best in unique and well crafted toys this Christmas! Grace’s Toys and Dolls carries a huge selection of quality learning toys for both girls and boys, as well as adorable play room furniture. You’ll also find collectible dolls, fun games and so much more. They will even gift wrap your selections for free! Grace’s Toys and Dolls is just fifteen minutes North of Evansville at highway forty one and one sixty eight in Fort Branch. Grace’s – for the lifestyle you love!
FREE AMMO WITH PURCHASE OF AR-15 RIFLE THRU END OF OCT New at Red Dawn Armory from Swat Firearms! “Billet AR- Fifteen Rifles”! During the month of October purchase any “in stock” AR-Fifteen Rifle and get One Hundred Rounds of Two-Twenty-Three ammo free! Red Dawn Armory offers Factory Direct Prices Tactical weapons, accessories, small hand guns, and more Open Monday thru Friday, 3 til 6. & Saturday, 10 til 4! Now thru the end of October purchase AR-Fifteen Rifle and get free ammo at Red Dawn Armory! Located 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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