COUNTRY ROAD CLUB E-NEWS
June 24th, 2016
Be Listening for Summer Prize giveaways on Country 98.1 WRAY!
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 22-26 Hadi Shrinefest, Evansville
June 26 Late Model Summer Nationals @ Tri-State Speedway
July 1-4 Mt. Carmel Fantastic 4th
July 2-4 Otwell Ruritan July 4th Celebration, Otwell, In.
July 3 Sprint Stampede @ Tri-State Speedway
July 4 Free Fireworks @ Gibson County Fairgrounds
July 6 Drawings for Brickyard Ticket Winners on WRAY
July 9-16 Pike County Fair & Bicentennial Celebration, Hornady Pk, Petersburg
July 10-16 161st Gibson County Fair, Gibson County Fairgrounds, Princeton, In
July 15-16 Monster Truck Show at Vanderburgh County 4H Center
July 16-23 Wabash County Fair, Mt. Carmel Illinois
July 16 St. John’s Church Summer Social & Bazaar, Buckskin, Indiana
July 16 USAC Indiana Sprint Week @ Tri-State Speedway
Jul 23-24 WRAY Tour’s 2-day Trip to Nashville, Tennessee
Aug 13 Hoosier Sprint Nationals @ Tri-State Speedway
REGISTER FOR FREE TICKETS TO THE BRICKYARD 500
Win Free Tickets to this year’s Brickyard 400 Nascar Race, Sunday July 24th, at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway! Winning is easy just stop in and register to win Brickyard tickets at Max Car Wash on West Broadway, Princeton, and at J & J Tires and Service, on Hall Street, in Princeton. Also Register in Haubstadt at Stoll’s Country Inn, just south of Interstate 64 on Highway 41!
Winners from each location receive a free pair of tickets to the Brickyard 400, Sunday, July 24th, at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway! Winners announced Wednesday, July 6th, on Country 98.1 WRAY!
NEXT TUESDAY AT THE OPRY
Next Tuesday on the Opry, don’t miss TWO SHOWS with Rascal Flatts, LOCASH, Frankie Ballard, and more! Call 800-SEE-OPRY or visit opry.com.
JUNE 22 THRU 26th HADI SHRINERS FESTIVAL ON EVANSVILLE RIVERFRONT
Enjoy Indiana’s largest Air Show, Live music, beer gardens and more, during this years Shriners Fest June 22rd thru 26th in downtown Evansville! Advance Shriner Fest Buttons seven dollars; or , ten dollars at the gate. More details at www.ShrinersFest.com
JUNE 24, CRUISE IN, CONCERT,FREE MOVIE PRINCETON
The Fourth Friday Cruise In & Concert presented by Southern Indiana Car Club and Downtown Princeton, Inc. featuring Scott Mason is 6-9 on the Gibson County Courthouse Square Friday, June 24th! First fifty cars receive plaques! Awards at 8:45! Wear your favorite Baseball team jersey, bring a lawn chair and after the cruise-in head over to Bicentennial Park for a free showing of Field of Dreams. Fourth Friday music, movies & media sponsored by Toyota, Aerotek Gibson County Tourism, Clarion and WRAY!
JUNE 24TH , DINE IN THE DARK BENEFIT FOR THE BLINDNESS FOUNDATION
JULY 2 THRU 4TH OTWELL RITITAN JULY 4TH CELEBRATION
Plan to attend the Otwell Ruritan 4th of July Celebration, July 2nd , 3th, 4th in Otwell, Indiana. Enjoy rides, games, delicious foods! Burgers, fish sandwiches, hot dogs, coney dogs, curly fries, and Ruritan’s delicious Homemade Ice Cream.
Saturday, July 2th,
Fun starts at 4 pm, with
Demo Derby by Hardknox’s Promotions at 7 pm
Sunday, July 3th
Food, fun, rides and games kick off at 4 pm
6:30 pm: Little Miss Firecracker Contest
7 pm: Lucas Oil Ag Protect One Tractor Pull
Saturday, July 4th
10 am: Parade
11 am serving of Delicious Barbeque chicken and rib dinners, Lemon Shakes ups, homemade ice cream and more!
1:00 pm: Firecracker Baby Contest
1:00 pm Garden Tractor Pull
2 pm Children’s Pedal Pull
2:30-5 pm: Music by Larry Russell
6:30pm Local Tractor Pull
9 pm: Raffle drawing
At Dark: One of the best Fireworks Displays in the area!
Otwell Ruritan’s 4th of July Celebration! Enjoy Rides and games for the kids! Lemon Shakes ups and homemade ice cream.
More information at Otwell 4th of July Celebration on Facebook. Or www.otwell4thofjulycelebration.com
JULY 4TH FREE FIREWORKS AT GIBSON COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS
See one of the largest free fireworks displays in the area, Monday, July 4th at the Gibson County Fairgrounds, in Princeton. Parking in the fairgrounds $2.00 per vehicle. Fireworks presented by Princeton Area Betterment and local businesses and sponsors.
SAVE ON GIBSON COUNTY FAIR SEASON PASSES NOW
Save now by Purchasing $25.00 Advance Gibson County Fair admission passes! Also, armbands good for all the rides you can ride on Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday of the Fair…$22.00! Special prices good thru July 9th! Stop in at the Gibson County Fair office from 8 til 5 daily. General nightly admission to the fair is $7.00 per person; $7.00 admission includes Parking and all entertainment! Children nine and under are free!
JULY 9 THRU 16TH, PIKE COUNTY 4H FAIR, HORNADY PARK, PETERSBURG
Pike County 4H Fair kicks off on Saturday, July 9th with ATV, Dirt Bike, Trucks of kind, Full Size Vehicles & Modified, KOI Drag Racing! Practice at 5 pm, followed by exciting drag racing action!
Sunday, July 10th Pike 4H Parade at 5pm, followed by Opening Ceremony and Horse Show!
Monday, July 11, Little Miss & Mister Pageant! Followed by Junior Miss Pageant
Tuesda,y July 12th Miss Teen Pike County, followed by Miss Pike County Queen Pageant! Wednesday, July 13th 4H Beef, Dairy & Sheep Shows, Amazing Race & Pet Parade, 4H Family Fun Night featuring the Hillbilly Water Slide.
Thursday, July 14th DeWayne Spaw Concert & Mud Corral Racing.
Friday, July 15th, Super Cross Races. Registration at 3! Practice at 4; & Super Cross Racing begins at 7pm.
Saturday July 16th It’s the final Day of Pike County’s 4H Fair! Bicentennial Heritage Celebration and Antique Tractor & Classic Car Show begin at 9 am! Silly Safaris Live Animal Shows afternoon! Pike County 4H Fair and Bicentennial Celebration all week, at Hornady Park, in Petersburg, Indiana.
JULY 11 THRU 16TH GIBSON COUNTY FAIR HIGHLIGHTS
Gibson County Fair kicks off Sunday, July 10th Antique Tractor and Lucas Oil Trucks & Tractors, at the Grandstand! Mud Volleyball on the Ag Track.
Monday, July 11th: It’s Senior Night and Military Appreciation Day at the Gibson County Fair! $4.00 admission for Seniors and Free for Military & Veterans with ID. Beginning at 7 pm Mini Rods, Farmers Pull & Ohio River Valley Tractor Pullers at the Grandstand! Scott Mason & Friends on Carnaby Street Stage.
Tuesday, July 12th is Kiddie Day at the Gibson County Fair! Kiddie Day registration begins at 11 am. Enjoy Free Games, Bounce House, Kiddie Rides, Prizes and more kick off at noon. Shuttle bus to the Ag side for barn tours. Large Carnival rides open at two! $18.00 Armband special will be available and good thru the evening. Free admission for everyone to the fairgrounds until 2 p.m today.
Tuesday night Tri-state Public Truck Pull & Southern Indiana Farm Stock pulls at the grandstand. Princess and Mini Princess Pageants on Carnaby Stage.
Wednesday, July 13th Motor Cross Bike Racing and The Gibson County Talent Show!
Motor Cross Bike Practice at 5, Racing at 7
Thursday, July 14, is Family Night at the Gibson County Fair! Fill your car and bring family and friends only $10.00 per carload! Live Music by “The Y Not Band” on Carnaby Street Stage! MotoCross Quad Racing in the Grandstand Moto Cross Quad practice at 5, Racing at 7..
Friday, July 15th, Ole Dominion in Concert 8 pm tonight at the Gibson County Fair! Come for the fun! Delicious Foods, Games, and Carnival rides! At 7 p.m. Live music by “Desent”on Carnaby Street Stage!
Saturday, July 16, It’s the final day of the Gibson County Fair. Demolition Derby in the Grandstand with “Big Payouts and Big Trophies equals a BIG HIT Demo Derby! MWA Pro Wrestling in the pavilion! Live Music by “Jeffery Bryant” on Carnaby Street Stage! Come for the fun of Gibson County’s Fair! Seven Dollar Admission includes Parking and all entertainment! Children nine and under free!
JULY 15 & 16, MONSTER TRUCKS AT VANDERBURGH 4H CENTER
The largest monster truck show in the region is coming to the Vanderburgh County 4H Center in Evansville Friday and Saturday, July 15 & 16 with both shows beginning at 7:30pm. This year’s show features some of the biggest names on the monster truck circuit. Featuring the world famous “BIGFOOT”, “AVENGER”, “BRUTUS”, “WRECKING CREW”, “RAGE”, “BALLISTIC” and more! Monster Truck rides and show merchandise will also be available to commemorate this memorable event.
Everyone who purchases a ticket will receive FREE pit pass access! With pit pass access, you get up-close to see the monster trucks, freestyle extreme motorcycles, talk to the drivers, take pictures and get autographs. Pit access is 5:00pm-7pm on Friday & Saturday.
Tickets are on sale now at Buelers IGA on 41 North, Morgan, First Avenue and the Vanderburgh County 4H Office. Ticket prices: $25 all Gear Head VIP General Admission Seats (includes pit party access) $20 all Adult General Admission Grandstand Seats (includes pit party access) $10 all Children 3-12 (includes pit party access)
This event is locally produced by 4H and All proceeds from 4H Summer Smash go directly to the Vanderburgh County 4H Center.
Don’t miss the largest motorsports event of the year!
JULY 16TH, ST. JOHN’S CHURCH SUMMER SOCIAL & BAZAAR
St. John’s Church Summer Social & Bazaar is Saturday, July 16th, 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, Serving begins at 4! St. John Summer Social, Chicken or ham dinner & Homemade ice cream, this Saturday, at the St. John’s Church, in Buckskin, Indiana!
EARN $800 A WEEK AT BESTWAY EXPRESS
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If you are a driver looking for a new home where you will feel appreciated and respected, while making a reliable paycheck with good home time opportunities, Bestway Express has a home for you.
For immediate consideration apply online at Bestway Express dot com or call Barry for details at 800-401-1505 ext. 168!
$21.99 OIL CHANGE
What? An oil change only $21.99? And we’re talking 5 quarts of REAL OIL! Conventional top of the line Valvoline! Filter! Plus 23 Point Inspection with report, ALL $21.99! And, this offer doesn’t just apply to triplets, or those afraid of car lifts, its good for everybody…all the time! Speaking of oil…Napa Auto Care needs an oil change and light duty technician, 25 hours a week, maybe more. Salary based on experience. Interested? call Hank , at 812-874-2216. Napa Auto Care, half mile from the Red Wagon, Poseyville!
FIND THE AIRPLANE -FIND PIPER’S PIZZA
If you see an airplane barely off Highway 57, then you’ve found Piper’s Pizza ! Grab a table outside, inside , or head to the full bar….and get ready for food too good to be legal! Pizza piled high on a thin crisp crust! Wings, Greek Salads and sandwiches! Only thing is... owner Bob’s sooo old he closes at two Wednesday through Friday … to catch a nap before re-opening at four! Piper’s Pizza House, Oakland City, Mile North of OCU, 57 North. Drive thru and delivery available. Same old number…..749-4205. Closed Tuesdays.
FLOWERS, FURNITURE AND MORE AT SUES, IN OAKLAND CITY
Attention if you love to decorate! Up Cycle furniture and accent pieces are all the rage! And available, from Steves workshop, inside Sues Flowers, Gifts and Country Gatherings. There’s hanging windows, perfect for wreathes. Tall white fenced planter box! Chair back shelves. And you must see the yellow screen door accent table! Unique country wood primitives too! Enjoy the gorgeous flowers outside, and quaint cottage atmosphere inside Sue’s Flowers, gifts and Country Gatherings, West Morton, Oakland City. Shop weekdays nine to five. Saturday nine to one.
NEED STORAGE CALL DENO’S YARD BARNS & STEEL BUILDINGS
Need storage? Rent to own a yard barn, from Deno’s Yard Barns and Steel Buildings ! All sizes, all colors in vinyl, metal or wood. Pole buildings, all steel carports, and garages too. Easy credit, free delivery! Talk to Mel or Brian at Deno’s Yard Barns and Steel Buildings. Rated A-1 by The Better Business Bureau! Voted Best of the Best in Gibson County! Highway 41 & 68 Haubstadt. 57 North Oakland City. Carports available at 57 North Petersburg. Deno’s…inviting you to Haubstadt Sommerfest!
GOEDDE OIL INVITES ALL TO HAUBSTADT SOMMERFEST
Your friends at Goedde Oil Incorporated, highway 68 East in Haubstadt, invite you to Haubstadt Sommerfest! Enjoy Southern Indiana’s finest Beirstube, good food, rides, live entertainment and more! Bring the family to Haubstadt Sommerfest June 16th through the 18th!
TENBARGE LANDSCAPE 35 YEARS OF PROFESSIONAL RESULTS
Why plant, then only hope for the best? Get professional design, planting and maintenance from Tenbarge Landscape. With 35 years experience knowing what works and what doesn’t! Professional results within your budget, from Tenbarge Landscape, West of Haubstadt. Inviting you to Haubstadt Sommerfest!
BRETT’S CAR CARE INVITES YOU TO HAUBSTADT SOMMERFEST.
Inviting you to Haubstadt Sommerfest is Brett’s Car Care, your Napa Auto Care Center, and AC Delco professional Service Center. With Interstate batteries, Jasper engines and transmissions! Extended service and fleet management contracts welcome at Brett’s Car Care, West Gibson, Haubstadt.
NAAS & SONS DIGGING DIRT SINCE 1946
Haubstadt Sommerfest is this Thursday through Saturday! This years theme is “50 Strong”! Inviting you to enjoy all the festivities this week, is Naas and Son’s of Haubstadt. Celebrating 70 years of service to Gibson County and beyond ! Trucking, Excavating, Septic and Sewer lines, basements, dirt and rock hauling, are all best left to a professional. And professional dependable service is what this area has come to expect from Naas and Son’s. Digging in the dirt since 1946 , Naas and Son’s, West State Road 68 in Haubstadt.
RICHARDS FURNITURE & MATTRESS OPEN IN NEW LOCATION
Richard’s Furniture & Mattress reopened this week in their new location at 106 North Main Street, in downtown Princeton. Don’t pay too much for furniture or mattreses stop in at Richards new location and shop for the best deal around. Prices you want on American made furniture and mattresses waiting for you at Richard’s Furniture and Mattress New store in at 106 North Main, in Princeton.
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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HAVE A GREAT WEEKEND!