COUNTRY ROAD CLUB E-NEWS
August 26, 2016
Aug 26 So. Ind. Car & Motorcycle Concert Cruise In & Movie Night, Princeton Square
Aug 26-28 Frog Follies, Vanderburgh Co 4H Fairgrounds
Sept 2-5 130th Labor Day Celebration, Boonville, Indiana
Sept 2-4 Palestine Rodeo, Palestine, Illinois
Sept 8-11 Montgomery Turkey Trot Festival (Blackhawk 9th Mark Chestnut 10th)
Sept 11 Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay
Sept 16-18 Golden Heritage Days Festival, Gib. Co. Courthouse Square
Sept 17 1st Annual Heritage Days 5K Run Walk
Sept 17 Haubstadt Hustler @ Tri State Speedway
Sept 18 March of Dimes Walk @ Gibson County Fairgrounds 1:30 pm
Sept 23 So. In. Car Club Cruise-In on Princeton Square
Sept 25 Out of the Darkness Walk for Suicide Prevention @ Princeton H.S. Track
Sepy 27 United Way Day of Caring Volunteers needed to help
Oct TBA Princeton Fall Dumpster Day @ Gib. Co Fairgrounds, Princeton
Oct 20-23 WRAY Tour’s 4 Day Trip to Branson, Mo.
Oct 20 Alabama & The Charlie Daniels Band at Ford Center
Oct 30 So. In Car Club Concert, Cruise In, Trunk or Treat, Princeton Square
Nov 12 WRAY Tour’s 1 day Trip to Patti’s & Badgett Playhouse, Kentucky
AUG 26TH, HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PIKE CENTRAL @ PRINCETON
High School Football kicks off Friday, August 26th! Princeton @ Wood Memorial. Join Jeff Lankford and Ken Beckerman at 6:20 pm tonight on WRAY AM 1250 for Pike Central @ Princeton High School Football Action.
NEXT TUESDAY AT THE OPRY
Tuesday on the Opry, don’t miss Josh Turner, Charlie Daniels Band, Trace Adkins, Scotty McCreery, Dustin Lynch, and more! Call 800-SEE-OPRY or visit opry.com.
911 DISPATCHER APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED THRU AUGUST 29TH AT 3 PM
Gibson County Sheriff’s Office is taking applications for Full Time 9-1-1
Dispatchers thru August 29th. Applications are available at the Sheriff's
Office, 112 East Emerson, in Princeton, from 7am til 4 pm, Monday thru Friday; or online at Gibson County Sheriff dot com. Apply today for 9-1-1 Dispatcher at the Gibson County Sheriff’s Office ! Gibson County
Sheriff’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer!
AUGUST 26TH, CRUISE IN CONCERT & MOVIE IN DOWNTOWN PRINCETON
The Fourth Friday Cruise In & Concert presented by Southern Indiana Car Club and Downtown Princeton, Inc. welcomes cars and motorcycles to the Gibson County Courthouse Square, Friday August 26! Music by Honey Roy Band 6-9! First fifty cars & bikes receive plaques! Awards at 8:45! Bring a lawn chair and after the cruise-in head over to Bicentennial Park for a free showing of Wild Hogs! Fourth Friday music, movies & media sponsored by Toyota, Gibson County Tourism, Clarion and WRAY!
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 26th, 27th, & 28th at the Vanderburgh Country 4-H Center, North of Evansville. 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!
SEPTEMBER 2, 3 & 4 PALESTINE RODEO AT PALESTINE 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, (September 2nd, 3rd, & 4th ) at the Pioneer City Arena. PRCA Rodeo featuring: Bronc Riding, Calf Roping, Barrel Racing, Bull Riding and more. See professional cowboys and cowgirls compete for points and prizes. Three rodeo performances Labor Day Weekend with trick riding by John Harrison, 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, Smoke Wrench, Saturday night, Whiskey Myers! & Sunday night, X-Krush. On Labor Day, Monday, September 7th 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.
SEPT 2 – 5TH, 130th LABOR DAY CELEBRATION AT BOONVILLE, INDIANA
This year’s 130th Labor Day Celebration will be held Friday, September 2, thru Monday, September 5th, at the Warrick County Fairgrounds in Boonville, Indiana. Entrance to the fairgrounds and parking are FREE and for the first time ever, all carnival and amusement rides are FREE throughout the entire weekend. Attractions at this year’s celebration include the Queen Pageant, Free Open Karaoke Night and Moto Cross on Friday, and Demolition Derby on Sunday. Other events include the cutest pet contest, cutest baby contest, car show, poker run, talent show, gospel sing and featured speaker, Rosemary Feurer, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Northern Illinois University, Department of History The History of Limiting Workers Rights Through “Right to Work” Laws. Vendor displays, food booths, and amusement rides are available throughout the holiday weekend with the area’s largest parade on Labor Day. For a complete listing of events and times log on to www.labordayassoc.com.
SEPTEMBER 4TH, LABOR DAY WEEKEND CHALLENGE
Racing Sunday, September 4th, Labor Day Weekend! Midwest Sprint Cars and Modifieds Race at 7:30 pm at Tri-State Speedway, Highway 41, in Haubstadt, Indiana!
SEPTEMBER 16-18 GOLDEN HERITAGE DAYS FESTIVAL
Golden Heritage Days Festival - It is almost that time of year for the biggest downtown festival in Gibson County! This year we have lots of fun events: Old Time Blacksmith Show, Childrens events of Magician, Mime, Snakes-Alive, Caricature Artist and more, all sponsored by Toyota IN. Plus LIVE music Friday night of the Scott Mason Band and Saturday night of Descent and Sunday Christian concert of The Change. It just wouldn't be a Heritage Days Festival without the Little and Mini Miss pageant and our own Heritage Family Feud! You can also take a Carriage Ride around the downtown area. Come on out on September 16th, 17th and 18th and join your friends at the biggest, little festival in Gibson County.
SEPTEMBER 17, HERITAGE DAYS 5K RUN WALK
First Annual Heritage Days 5K Run Walk is Saturday, September 17th , at Princeton’s Bicentennial Park! Mayor Brad Schmidt here inviting you to run or walk for your good health and support Princeton Parks and Recreation! $30.00 for adults; $15.00, twelve and under. Registration and payment deadline, September 13th. More information & registration forms at Princeton stellar dot com. First annual Heritage Days 5K Run Walk begins at 9:30 am, September 17th, at Bicentennial Park, in downtown Princeton!
ENTER HERITAGE FEUD & RAISE FUNDS FOR YOUR CHARITY
Play Heritage Family Feud for charity! We are taking team names on a first come first served basis and you could win up to $200 for your favorite charity. This game is fun and for a good cause. If you know of a charity or family that is in need of a donation for only $30 you and your team of 5 (does not have to be the same 5 players on Friday & Saturday) could give them the help they need. Fill out the attached application and get it in to the chamber as soon as possible.
SEPTEMBER 18TH, GIBSON COUNTY MARCH FOR BABIES
Amber Taylor invites everyone to help in the fight against prematurity on Sunday, September 18, 1:30 pm at the Gibson County Fairgrounds in the March for Babies. Form your team at www.marchforbabies.org For more information call 812-266-6005. One day there will be a cure but until then there’s the March of Dimes.
SEPTEMBER 25TH, SUICIDE PREVENTION WALK
Suicide prevention starts with everyday heroes like you. Join us on Sunday Sept 25, 1:30 PM at the Princeton High School Track as we walk to fight suicide and raise awareness about mental health. Be a part of the movement turning hope into action, and create a culture that’s smart about mental health. Funds raised at the Gibson County Out of the Darkness Walk will benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Find more information at Out of the Darkness dot org.
SEPTEMBER 25, UNITED WAY DAY OF CARING
United Way of Gibson County’s annual Day of Caring is Tuesday, September 27th ! This is Jamie Schafer asking you to volunteer at Salvation Army, Arc of Gibson County, Boy Scouts, Senior Center, Camp Carson, Red Cross, Gibson County Youth Center, Tulip Tree, and more. Help the community by volunteering for United Way’s Day of Caring, September 27th. Free Breakfast, Lunch and T-shirt for volunteers! And free lunch for everyone from eleven til one, at the Courthouse Gazebo, in downtown Princeton. Volunteer for Day of Caring! Call United Way of Gibson County today! 812-386-6120
OCTOBER 20TH, ALABAMA & CHARLIE DANIELS BAND AT FORD CENTER
ALABAMA with special guests THE CHARLIE DANIELS BAND come together for one night of legendary country music at the Ford Center in Evasnville on Thursday, October 20 at 7:30pm. Tickets on sale Friday, July 22th at Noon at Ford Center Ticket Office, Ticketmaster.com or charge by phone at 800-745-3000.
ALABAMA is the band that changed country music. With a record that remains unparalleled across any genre, the band reeled off 21 straight #1 singles; bringing a youthful energy, sex appeal and a rocking edge that broadened country's audience and opened the door to self-contained bands for the future. Countless fans and 73 million albums later, the journey to legendary accolades continues, including the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
CHARLIE DANIELS has parlayed his passion for music into a multi-platinum career with numerous awards spanning the course of his career including an induction into the Grand Ole Opry and Musicians Hall of Fame, and most recently, becoming a Country Music Hall of Fame 2016 Inductee. He has been presented the Pioneer Award by the Academy of Country Music and was honored as a BMI Icon in recognition of his songwriting.
NOVEMBER 5TH, COPS & KIDS MISS CANDY CANE PAGEANT
Gibson County Cops & Kids program will host the 4th Miss Candy Cane Pageant, at 5 pm, November 5, in the Princeton High School Auditorium. The Pageant is a NATURAL pageant, not a Glitz pageant. Girls ages 2 thru 100 may enter the pageant, with all proceeds going to the Cops & Kids Program. Entry forms and information can be downloaded at www.misscandycanepageant.com or on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/groups/MissCandyCanePageant.
HALF PRICE SALE AT ALEXANDRA’S BOUTIQUE
Ladies….everything summer, now HALF PRICE, at Alexandra’s Boutique! All summer fashions to beautifully transition into fall, by RYU, Monaraino, Atina Christina, Comfy, Sympli, Tricotto, and more! Half price summer leather handbags and sandals by Hobo and Bedstu! ALL jewelry half price! And, purchase 2 Merle Norman Cosmetics for free gifts of Wicked Lash Mascara, Eye Shadow, Eye Wrinkle Smoother, Facial Cleansing wipes, and lash Curler! Lots of great reasons to shop Alexandra;s Boutique, North side, Princeton Square. Open Tuesday through Saturday!
TWO BIG SALES AT SAVE A LOT IN PRINCETON
Save…. during the big Two Day Sale , today, at Save A lot Food Store, Princeton! Fresh 73% lean Ground Beef, 5 pound chub, $1.79 a pound! Coburn Farms Large Eggs, 89 cents a dozen! Pick up some Oscar Mayer Lunchables, 89 cents each! Russet Potatoes, big 15 pound bag, $2.99! Tombstone Brick oven Pizza, 4 for $10 ! Dannon Oikos Greek Yogurt, 5.3 ounce, three for $2! While supplies last, through August 20th , at Save A lot Food Store, West Broadway, Princeton!
Following the 2 day Sale Shop your favorite National Brands everyday, at Save A lot Food Store, Princeton! Get three 12 packs of Pepsi Products, just $8.97! Gallon jug of Sunny D tangy original, 2 for $5 ! Scott Paper Towels, 6 Mega rolls, $5.79! Cottonelle Bath tissue, 12 double roll packages, $6.99! Pick up some Parkay Spread, 41 ounce tub, $2.99! Bugles original, 14 ounce $2.99! And Borden Grilled cheese Melts or American Singles, 12 ounce $1.79! through August 23rd, at Save A lot, West Broadway, Princeton!
KIESEL ENTERPRISES END OF SEASON PRICING
Save……with end of season pricing on all in stock mowers, at Kiesel Enterprises! Also save with 0% financing available to qualified buyers on any new Country Clipper mower! Residential or commercial, Country Clipper has the zero-turn mower perfect for you! Choose from Clippers exclusive Point-N-Go joystick or traditional dual levers! All models offer patented stand-up deck! Edge XLT and Challenger offer pivoting front axle and deck system! Save on all in-stock new and used mowers at Kiesel Enterprises, Highway 41 South, Princeton!
KITCHENS, BATHS AND MORE AT F & M BUILDING & HOME SUPPLIES
Ordinary? Not F&M Building and Home Supplies! Behind the scenes experts are designing, measuring and estimating materials for new residential and commercial Construction, remodeling, decks, and pole barns! Coordinating kitchens, baths, window, wall and floor coverings, even awings! They’re cutting roller shades, computer matching paint, re-keying locks and making glass and screen repairs! County wide delivery $12! Roof-top boom service too! Yeah, F&M Building and Home Supplies does all that, at 2001 East Broadway, Princeton!
SUMMER SALE AT ALEXANDRA’S BOUTIQUE
Ladies, here it comes! The Summer Sale begins August 2nd, at Alexandra’s Boutique! Save 25% off fabulous summer fashions by Comfy, Tricotto, Atina Christina, Sympli, Moneraino, RYU, and more! Sale includes Bedstu leather sandals! And, with purchase of 2 Merle Norman Cosmetics, receive a free fall gift of Wicked Lash Mascara, Eye Shadow, Eye Wrinkle Smoother, Facial Cleansing Wipes and Eye Lash Curler! Shop Alexandra’s Boutique, North Side, Princeton Square. Open Tuesday through Saturday! Sale starts August 2nd!
FAMILY OWNED & OPERATED 44 YEARS HOEFLING TIRE & AUTO REPAIR
Who’s under your hood? If you choose the big place with a jillion employees, who knows? And, what about labor rates at the big place with the big payroll? Next time call the family owned and operated Hoefling Tire and Auto Repair. A trusted name for 44 years, offering professional automotive repair…everything from transmissions to oil changes. And Pig Hoefling believes he can meet or beat any competitors price for tires, all brands available! Pick up and delivery too…at Hoefling Tire and Auto Repair, corner 41 and Locust in Ft. Branch!
COUNTRY CLIPPER OFFERS 90 DEGREE STAND-UP DECK FOR EASY CLEANING
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. Check out a Country Clipper, at Kiesel Enterprises, off Highway 41 South, Princeton.
RICHARDS FURNITURE NEW LOCATION AT 108 NORTH MAIN PRINCETON
Who makes you feel comfortable about shopping for furniture and mattresses? Are you looking for a sales person or are you looking for some who will ask questions that will lead you to the perfect choice for you and your home? Richard Thomas and has staff at Richard’s Furniture and Mattress now located at 108 North Main, in Princeton, visits with each customer…..Richard will find you that comfortable bed or chair that you will tell your friends about. Plus, remember…if you don’t buy it at Richard’s, on the Square in Princeton. You will probably pay too much.
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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