Aug 29 Customer Appreciation Celebration at Fifth Third Bank, Princeton 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” Aug 31 Midwest Sprint Cars Racing at TriState Speedway Sept 2 Music in the Park – Scott Mason & Headliner at Lafayette Park Sept 4-7 Montgomery Turkey Trot Festival, Montgomery, In Sept 5 Frankie Ballard Concert, Montgomery, In Sept 6 Aaron Tippin Concert, Montgomery, In Sept 7 Fun Day at Tri-State Speedway Meet Tim Bottoms Sept 9 Music in the Park-Randy Scales & Descent at Lafayette Park Sept 19 Ryan Ogle @ Princeton Country Club Sept 19-21 Golden Heritage Festival, Gibson Co. Courthouse Square Sept 26 So. Ind. Car Show on the Square, Downtown Princeton 6 til 8:45 Sept 30 United Way Day of Caring, WRAY Live at Courthouse Gazebo Oct 23-26 WRAY Trip to Pigeon Forge & Smoky Mountains Listen to Country 98.1 FM & News Talk 1250 AM for Highlights!
TOBY KEITH IN INDIANAPOLIS, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13TH Toby Keith coming to Klipsch Music Center, in Indianapolis, Saturday, September 13th. Keep it here for a chance to win Tickets to see Toby Keith, Saturday, September 13th, with special guests Colt Ford & Krystal Keith, at Klipsch Music Center, in Noblesville! Listen and Win Toby Keith tickets next week on Country 98.1 WRAY!
PRINCETON’S BRAND NEW SWIMMING POOL OPEN THRU LABOR DAY The Brand New Multi-million dollar Princeton Municipal Swimming Pool open . This weekend Saturday, Sunday & Labor Day the pool will be 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.
CUSTOMER APPRECIATION CELEBRATION TODAY @ FIFTH THIRD BANK Fifth Third Bank, in Princeton, invites everyone to Open House Celebration all day Friday, August 29th. It’s Fifth Third’s way of thanking customers and friends for voting Fifth Third Bank “The Best of the Best” Banking Facility, in Gibson County. Fifth Third bank is proud to serve this community, and honored by this recognition. Stop in all day today “Customer Appreciation” Open House Celebration at your Fifth Third Banking Center, on West Broadway, Princeton.
THIS WEEKEND AT THE GRAND OLE OPRY This weekend on the Opry, see Lorrie Morgan, Kathy Mattea, The Gatlin Brothers, Charles Esten from ABC’s Nashville, and more! Call 800-SEE-OPRY or visit opry.com.
PIKE CENTRAL FOOTBALL AT PRINCETON TONIGHT High School Football tonight, August 29nd, with Pike Central at Princeton. Join Jeff Lankford and Ken Beckerman at 6:30 pm on WRAY AM 1250! Princeton Football Boosters will have an alumni cookout for all past Princeton football players before tonight’s game against Pike Central from 5-6:30. ALL past football players are invited to attend. Hamburgers & hot dogs will be served.
MIDWEST SPRINT CARS SUNDAY AUGUST 31ST AT TRI STATE SPEEDWAY Racing is back at TriState Speedway Sunday night, August 31st. Midwest Sprint Cars will race for $3000 to win, plus, Modifies Race Beginning at 7:30 pm Sunday Night at Tri-State Speedway.
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.
HEADLINER CONCERT – MUSIC IN THE PARK – SEPTEMBER 2 Scott Mason and Headliner band invites you to their “Music in the Park” Concert, Tuesday September 2nd, at Lafayette Park! Tell your Friends and bring a lawn Chair for great music variety! Headliner Band in concert, Tuesday, September 2nd, 6 pm, Lafayette Park.
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
FUN DAY AT TRI-STATE SPEEDWAY – SEPTEMBER 7TH Meet Sheriff Candidate, Tim Bottoms during Sunday Fun Day, September 7th, at Tri-State Speedway, in Haubstadt! 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! Meet and Greet Sheriff Candidate, Tim Bottoms & his family, during Free Sunday Fun Day! September 7th , Noon til Four, at Tri-State Speedway, in Haubstadt, Indiana.
DESCENT CONCERT – MUSIC IN THE PARK – SEPTEMBER 9TH Randy Scales & the band Descent invites you to their “Music in the Park” Concert, Tuesday, September 9th, at Lafayette Park! Tell your Friends and bring a lawn chair for great classic rock! Descent, in concert, Tuesday, September 9th, 6 p.m., Lafayette Park, Princeton
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. Join your friends for Princeton Country Club’s 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
UNITED WAY DAY OF CARING TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30TH United Way of Gibson County’s annual Day of Caring is Tuesday, September 30th! This is Jamie Schafer asking you to volunteer for painting, landscaping, staining, cleaning, washing, grilling, and detailing for our United Way Agencies. Help the community by volunteering for United Way’s Day of Caring, September 30th. Free Breakfast, Lunch and T-shirt for volunteers! And free lunch for everyone from eleven til one, at the Courthouse Gazebo, in downtown Princeton. September 30th, Volunteer for a Day of Caring, call United Way of Gibson County. Thank you!
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
FACTORY DIRECT GUN DEALER SOUTH OF PRINCETON Purchase Tactical weapons, hand guns, accessories & more at Factory Direct Prices! Red Dawn Armory, is your factory direct gun dealer, South of Princeton. Choose Sigsauer, (Sig-sour) Rock River, D.P.M.S and Barrett weapons; plus, Dillon Precision Reloading equipment, Tactical weapons, accessories, plus, small hand guns for personal protection! Also, a complete line of freeze dried food products! Open Monday thru Friday, 3 til 6. & Saturday, 10 til 4! Red Dawn Armory, quarter mile off, Old highway 41 South, on County Road 200 South, Princeton. On Facebook at Red Dawn Armory!
52 YEARS IN PROPANE BUSINESS FAMILY OWNED FAMILY OPERATED Do you feel like your propane supplier took advantage of you last winter….well there’s a chance that they did! Stangle Propane’s price never got out of the 3 dollar a gallon range. With all of the other propane companies selling out to large corporations, we remain the only family owned and family operated propane business in the area. I am the third generation to work in the family business that has been in business for 52 years and our employees have over 100 years combined experience in the industry. Stangle Propane is a local small business and our customers are more than just a number to us. When you call our office you will always get a live voice and our goal is to build new long lasting relationships for generations to come. Last Winter we never held anyone to two hundred gallon deliveries and honored all of our contracts. Stangle Propane operates in Southwestern Indiana and Southeastern Illinois. Right now we are offering free tank switch outs on new customers, and all of our customers, new and old, a competitive summer fill price, budget billing, and the opportunity to lock a price in for this winter. Call Stangle Propane today for more information: 812-882-2622.
STOCK UP & SAVE AT YOUR PRINCETON SAVE A LOT FOOD STORE Stock up with these low priced favorites at Save A lot Food Store, Princeton! USDA fresh bone-in Pork loin Chops, $2.99 a pound! USDA Chicken leg quarters, ten pound bag, 69 cents a pound! Kraft Mayonnaise or Miracle Whip, 30 ounce jar $2.49! Fresh Hot House tomatoes, 99 cents a pound! Fresh Seedless Watermelon, $2.99 each! USDA Beef T-Bone Steaks, $6.99 a pound! And So-Cheezy Mac and Cheese, seven and a quarter ounce box….three for a dollar! Through September 13th, at Save A lot Food Store, West Broadway, Princeton!
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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