Aug 22-24 Frog Follies, Vanderburgh 4H Fairgrounds, Hwy 41 N. Evansville Aug 23 Princeton Pool Opening thru Labor Day Aug 25 Music in the Park - Jeff Bryant & Spencer Gaines 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 5 Frankie Ballard Concert, Montgomery, In Sept 6 Aaron Tippin Concert, Montgomery, In Sept 19 Ryan Ogle @ Princeton Country Club 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!
HOOSIER LOTTERY’S MEGA MILLIONS JACKPOT ESTIMATED $180 MILLION The Hoosier Lottery’s Mega Millions jackpot is HUGE! Friday’s jackpot is an estimated $180 million dollars! Play today at a Hoosier Lottery retailer. Please play responsibly!
PRINCETON’S BRAND NEW SWIMMING POOL OPENS The Brand New Multi-million dollar Princeton Municipal Swimming Pool will officially open with 9:45 ribbon Cutting, Saturday August 23rd. The Pool will be open after the ribbon Cutting thru Noon, with Life Guard Break from noon til one, then re-open from 1 til 7 pm. Sunday, Aug 24th Hours, 1 til 7 pm. Next Week Princeton Pool will be open only Monday, Aug 25. & Wednesday, Aug evening from 5:45 til 7:15. Next Weekend Saturday, Sunday & Labor Day open 1 til 7pm Pool will be closed after Labor Day and re-open next Spring. Check out the New Princeton Swimming Pool, now thru Labor Day, across from Lafayette Park, in Princeton.
AMERIQUAL NEEDS MAINTENANCE TECHNICIANS STARTING $17.44 TO $24.34 Ready to advance your maintenance career? Ameriqual is now hiring maintenance technicians starting at $ 17.44 per hour, and experienced maintenance super leads starting at $ 24.34 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 9am-4pm. See ameriqual.com for more details.
OPENINGS FOR SURFACE & UNDERGROUND MINES IN SOUTHERN INDIANA Immediate job openings for both Surface and Underground Mines are now available in southern Indiana! Come visit Custom Staffing Services and discover life changing mining opportunities, that offer Competitive wages, Weekly pay; plus, benefit packages, and paid vacations. Bring your drivers license, Social Security Card and Mining Certificates to Custom Staffing Services, 1820 North Greenriver Road, in Evansville. Or call Custom Staffing Services, in Evansville at 812-474-7400 for a coal mining opportunity!
SILGAN WHITE CAP EVANSVILLE – HIRING FULL TIME $17.72 PER HOUR 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 Friday, August 15th. ------ Apply for a full-time permanent position at Silgan White Cap, on Maryland Street, in Evansville, today!
OFFICE NURSE & CMA NEEDED @ GIBSON GENERAL HOSPITAL Are you looking for a rewarding career in healthcare and are ready to make a difference? Gibson General Hospital is currently looking for a professional Office Nurse and Certified Medical Assistant with family practice experience. Gibson General Hospital offers competitive wages and exceptional benefits. If you are interested in becoming a member of the Gibson General Hospital family, please send your resume to
, apply online at www.gibsongeneral.com, or stop by the Human Resources office to pick up an application. Gibson General Hospital is currently looking for a professional office Nurse and Certified Medical Assistant, with family practice experience. Other positions available are listed on website.
THIS WEEKEND AT THE GRAND OLE OPRY This weekend on the Opry, see Vince Gill, Holly Williams, Oak Ridge Boys, the Opry debut of Chase Bryant, and more! Call 800-SEE-OPRY or visit opry.com.
SUNDAY FUN DAY AT TRI-STATE SPEEDWAY, RAINED OUT TO BE RESCHEDULED Sunday Fun Day, August 17th, at Tri-State Speedway, in Haubstadt was cancelled due to the rain on Sunday! Bouncy houses for the kids! Southern Indiana Car Club Car Show, plus Race Cars and other Vehicles on Display. Gibson Southern Archery Display! Free Hotdogs, Popcorn and soft drinks! Free Family Fun for Everyone! Be listen for re-scheduling of Free Sunday Fun Day, at Tri-State Speedway, in Haubstadt, Indiana.
PRINCETON AT WOOD MEMORIAL FOOTBALL TONIGHT High School Football begins tonight August 22nd, with Princeton one the road at Wood Memorial. Join Jeff Lankford and Ken Beckerman at 6:45 pm on WRAY AM1250!
FROG FOLLIES AUGUST 22- 24 2014 @ VANDERBURGH COUNTY 4H CENTER Join the fun as 5000 vintage cars roll into this area for the annual Frog Follies Classic Car Show. It’s Friday, Saturday and Sunday, August 22nd , 23rd, & 24th at the Vanderburgh Country 4-H Center, North of Evansville. Fun for the whole family with games, activities, and dances during the weekend. Automotive swap meet is one of the largest in the United States and is held in conjunction with the rod run. The commercial street rod vendor area has over 600 hundred spaces and the used parts section of the swap meet area continues to grow each year. Enjoy great classic cars, a craft fair, a car parts swap meet and more! Frog Follies admission is just $5.00; kids, under 12, admitted free! Proceeds benefit local charities. So jump into the fun at Frog Follies! For details, call 812- 428- FROG! & Be listening for Frog Follies Ticket Giveaways, coming up on Country 98.1 WRAY!
AARON TIPPIN & FRANKIE BALLARD CONCERTS @ TURKEY TROT FESTIVAL 43rd Annual Montgomery Turkey Trot Festival is Thursday September 4th, thru Sunday, September 7th, at Montgomery Park, in Montgomery, Indiana. Enjoy rides, games, delicious foods, turkey races, bingo, fun, and entertainment. Thursday, Sept 4th, see Farm Stock Tractor Pulls! On Friday night, New Country Artist, singer & song writer Frankie Ballard! On Saturday, September 6th , You’ve Got to Stand for Something” Aaron Tippin Live in Concert! Sunday at 1:00 pm, its Pig Wrestling and at 1:30 Demolition Derby. Daily admission to the Turkey Trot Festival is $10, kids 11 and under free. Four day passes may be purchased for $30. Link to Montgomery Turkey Trot Festival at www.montgomeryturkeytrot.com
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.
LABOR DAY CELEBRATION @ GIBSON COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS AUG 29 THRU SEPT 1 Gibson County Fairgrounds in Princeton, Indiana will host the 128th LABOR DAY CELEBRATION with a weekend of music, from Friday, August 29th through Monday, September 1st. This year’s event includes the Official Indiana State Picking & Fiddling Championships, free Backyard Blast Inflatables, free antique appraisals, and free daily concerts with Soul Harmonics Band, Vintage Rendition Band, Neil Yockey, Calabash Band, and a Gospel Sing. A special benefit concert by Gibson County Gives Back will be held Saturday evening with country music entertainer, Jason Michael Carroll and special guest, Jason Clutter. General admission for this benefit concert is twenty dollars, with children 4 – 9 years of age, only ten dollars, and three years and under free. . “What is it Worth” antique appraisals by Cecil Roeder is a free event on Saturday from 10am – 4pm only. Other attractions at this year’s Labor Day Celebration include the Demolition Derby on Friday and Sunday Nights, zip line rides on Sunday & Monday for $5.00, The Official Indiana State Picking & Fiddling Championships, talent show, poker run, Queen Contest and more, plus one of the area’s largest parades on Labor Day. Featured speaker on Sunday afternoon is Fran Quigley, Clinical Professor at the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. For a complete list of events, dates and times, log on to: www.labordayassoc.com.
VETERANS SUPPORT FESTIVAL @ FORT BRANCH VFW VFW 2714 – Fort Branch - Veterans Support Festival September 13, 2014 - Fish and Shrimp Dinners served noon to 8 PM. Chinese Auction, live Auction at 5 PM, Raffles, Beautiful Baby Contest, Cake Stand, Corn Hole Tourney, Beer Garden and DJ/Karaoke. Proceeds go towards Veterans & Family Support Programs. Sponsored by VFW Post 2714, Ladies Auxiliary and Men’s Auxiliary.
RYAN OGLE @ PRINCETON COUNTRY CLUB SEPTEMBER 19TH Friday, September 19th Princeton Country Club will host: Ryan Ogle, Manager, Volunteer Operations & Finance, of the 2015 Senior PGA Championship @ the Pete Dye Course at French Lick! Ryan will discuss “volunteer opportunities”, what is involved in putting on a Senior PGA Event, and bring the Alfred S. Bourne Senior PGA Championship trophy, for everyone to see. This is Buddy Rogers inviting you to our Six dollar Buffet Breakfast beginning at 7:30, September 19th. Enjoy the Ryan Ogle presentation & a four man, eighteen hole scramble, normal green fees apply. To RSVP and more information call Princeton Country Club at 812-385-5669!
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
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
COOL DOWN AT TEEL’S WITH ICE CREAM – YOGURT- SMOOTHIE You deserve a delicious treat! When the urge hits, satisfy your craving with a trip to Teel’s Seven C’s. Dive in to delectable chocolates, cakes, cookies, candies, cola , gourmet coffee and teas! Cool down with creamy Ice Cream, Yogurt, or a Smoothie! Comfort your hunger with a hot melted Baby Ham and Swiss sandwich, BBQ Pork or Chicken salad sandwich. Life’s delicious, so savor every bite from Teel’s Seven C’s, South side of the Princeton square. Open Tuesday through Friday 7:30 to 5:30. Saturday ten until three. Custom orders available.
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!
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!
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!
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