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Beach O Ween – October 22

Posted on: October 11th, 2021 by brent

beach oweenPlease join us for our 3rd annual Beach-o-Ween! This is a family-friendly event at the Pensacola Beach Boardwalk, to showcase businesses and celebrate Halloween with trick-or-treating, decorated booths, and games for all ages! There will be a bounce house for the kids, face painting, and a photo booth to ensure that you can preserve these memories. Costumes are encouraged

Kayleb Wagner Sets the High School Run Record – September 20, 2021

Posted on: September 20th, 2021 by brent

Don’t miss this Good News Story.  Kayleb Wagner from Baker High School.

Cat Country 98.7 · Kayleb Wagner is Today’s Good News… Set the High School Running Record

Sweet Seasons Corn Maze 2021

Posted on: September 18th, 2021 by brent

Sweet Season 2021

Ready for a challenge? Then you are ready for the corn maze!  Bring your family and friends and tackle this year’s design.  Each year we have a fun, new design for you to get lost in.  The corn maze has been our signature attraction since year one, starting out at only 5 acres and growing in size each year to now over 8 acres of twists and turns in our 10 acre corn and sunflower field, with lots of room to get lost. 

 

Our maze is divided into three sections this year, which includes our main maze, our kiddie maze and our NEW sunflower walking trail around the maze! 

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Interactive Maze Features

Passports

Choose a trivia topic before you go in and answer the questions as you come to the numbered posts.  Correct answers will lead you to the exit.  Passports are free and are available at the Information Tent just ouside of entrance to maze.

QR Codes

Scan the QR codes at each numbered post for clues to get you headed in the right directions.  Beware – incorrect answers may lead you down the wrong path

Maps

You can purchase a souvenir map at the Farm Gift Shop to help navigate through the maze or even scan the QR code at entrance for a free map on your phone.

October 2nd – November 7th

Hours

Monday – Friday
CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC
(Reserved school field trips ONLY)
Saturday
9:00am – 5:00pm
*last ticket sold at 4:00pm
Sunday
11:00am – 5:00pm
*last tickets sold at 4:00pm
Friday nights  (October 22 and 29 ONLY)
6:00pm – 10:00pm
*last tickets sold at 9:00pm

All farm rules must be followed:

  • Please stay on the pathways. Everyone who goes into our maze has eventually come out, so we promise there is a way out.  Cutting through the rows won’t help–and if a corn cop catches you, it may just hurt!

  • No picking or throwing corn. We realize you can do more with corn than just eat it–why else would we be crazy enough to cut a maze into it?  But throwing corn is still one thing we won’t allow.  If it hits someone, it hurts!  If you have an uncontrollable urge to launch an ear of corn, please visit our Corn Cannon once you exit the maze.

  • No running. Please remember that this is not a race.  Take your time and watch your step on the pathways.  Walking through a cornfield is not like walking on a sidewalk.  There are a few bumps along the way, we just don’t want you to be one of them.

  • No smoking. Smoking on Sweet Season Farms grounds is prohibited.  Corn stalks and cigarettes are a bad combination.

  • No alcohol. This isn’t a field of hops!  Sweet Season Farms provides good fun for all ages, including children.  In consideration of all maze-goers, alcohol is not allowed on premises.

  • No littering.  For your convenience, there are garbage cans all around the farm.  Our corn cops will be hot on the trail of anyone caught littering.

  • No inappropriate language. Please be mindful of others and watch what you say.  We know it can be a challenge in there (it was designed to be that way), but remember that no one likes to hear bad language and our corn has very sensitive ears.

  • Kiddie playground is for kids only. We know that adults are often kids at heart, however, the playground equipment is designed for the little ones only.

Tickets and Pricing

We take Cash or Credit Card at the farm

All online or gate sales are final.  No refunds or returns. 
No additional discounts or refunds given at gate for online ticket purchases. 

General Admission Pricing (ages 3 and up)

*pumpkins and pony rides NOT included with admission

Whole CoB

Whole Cob Admission 

$14.00 plus tax at the gate 
ages 3 and up 

Includes unlimited access to:  Corn Maze, Hayride, Children’s Playground (12 and under), Corn Popper,  Sunflower Speedway, Hop-A-Long Rodeo, Country Carousel, Double Cow Train, The Beeline, Farm Games, Sunflower Paths, Picnic Area, Hay Bale Maze, Animal Barn, Barnyard Ball, Mini Barnyard Ball, Tetherball, Duck Races and more!

One (1) Turn at Corn Cannon also included, but not unlimited.
*pumpkins and pony rides NOT INCLUDED with admission

 
 

Half CoB

Half Cob Admission  

$12.50 plus tax at the gate
ages 3 and up

GENERAL GROUNDS ADMISSION  Price includes unlimited Corn Maze and Hayride (Half Cob does NOT include any other farm activities)  Must have this minimum general admission in order to enter farm grounds.  
*pumpkins and pony rides NOT INCLUDED with admission

 
 

FLASHLIGHT MAZE
 

FRIDAY NIGHT Flashlight Maze
(Friday, Oct 22 and Friday Oct 29 ONLY)
$14.00 plus tax at gate

Bring your flashlight and brave the maze and farm at night!
Admission includes*:  Corn Mazes, Hayride, Barnyard Ball and Mini Barnyard Ball, Animal Barn, Corn Popper, Country Carousel, Sunflower Speedway, Farm Games and Children’s Playground (ages 12 and under) 

*corn cannons, pony rides and cow train not open at night
*pumpkins NOT INCLUDED with admission

 
 

season pass
 

Season Pass

ages 3 and up

$30.00 plus tax 

Season Pass holders receive a Whole Cob Admission each time they visit the farm for the 2021 season.  Season Pass holders also receive 1 free snow cone per pass holder good for FIRST visit to the farm.

*pumpkins and pony rides NOT INCLUDED with admission

**Age 3-99 require a ticket above to enter** 
**Age 2 and Under Free and do not require a ticket to enter**

Military rate of $11.00 offered at gate with valid ID

Group Rate – $11.00 plus tax per person (groups of 20 or more, ages 3 and up) with one person paying for the entire group in one transaction

Last tickets sold 45 minutes before closing 
 

Extras: 

 

Pony Rides – not included with admission $6

Maze Map – $
Pumpkins – vary by size (not included with admission)
Sunflowers and Zinnias – prices and availability may vary

CMA 2021 Nominations

Posted on: September 9th, 2021 by brent
CMA Award NomineesNominations are in for the 55th Annual CMA Awards to air Nov. 10 on WEAR.
 
Radio Station of the Year
Small Market
  • KCLR/Columbia, MO
  • KTTS/Springfield, MO
  • WBYT/South Bend, IN
  • WXBQ/Johnson City, TN
  • WXFL/Florence, AL
  • WYCT/Pensacola, FL
Entertainer
  • Eric Church 
  • Luke Combs  
  • Miranda Lambert   
  • Chris Stapleton 
  • Carrie Underwood  
Female
  • Gabby Barrett
  • Miranda Lambert   
  • Ashley McBryde  
  • Maren Morris  
  • Carly Pearce 
Male
  • Dierks Bentley
  • Eric Church   
  • Luke Combs  
  • Thomas Rhett  
  • Chris Stapleton
Group
  • Lady A 
  • Little Big Town  
  • Midland  
  • Old Dominion   
  • Zac Brown Band
Duo
  • Brooks & Dunn  
  • Brothers Osborne  
  • Dan + Shay   
  • Florida Georgia Line  
  • Maddie & Tae
Single
  • “Famous Friends,” Chris Young with Kane Brown; Producers: Corey Crowder, Chris Young; Mix Engineer: Sean Moffitt
  • “The Good Ones,” Gabby Barrett; Producers: Ross Copperman, Zach Kale; Mix Engineers: Chris Galland, Manny Marroquin
  • “Hell Of A View,” Eric Church; Producer: Jay Joyce; Mix Engineers: Jason Hall, Jay Joyce  
  • “One Night Standards,” Ashley McBryde; Producer: Jay Joyce; Mix Engineers: Jason Hall, Jay Joyce  
  • “Starting Over,” Chris Stapleton; Producers: Dave Cobb, Chris Stapleton; Mix Engineer: Vance Powell
Album
  • 29, Carly Pearce; Producers: Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne, Jimmy Robbins; Mix Engineer: Ryan Gore 
  • Dangerous: The Double Album, Morgan Wallen; Producers: Dave Cohen, Matt Dragstrem, Jacob Durrett, Charlie Handsome, Joey Moi; Mix Engineer: Joey Moi 
  • Heart, Eric Church; Producer: Jay Joyce; Mix Engineers: Jason Hall, Jay Joyce
  • Skeletons, Brothers Osborne; Producer: Jay Joyce; Mix Engineers: Jason Hall, Jay Joyce
  • Starting Over, Chris Stapleton; Producers: Dave Cobb, Chris Stapleton; Mix Engineer: Vance Powell
Song
  • “Forever After All,” Luke Combs, Drew Parker, Robert Williford 
  • “The Good Ones,” Songwriters: Gabby Barrett, Zach Kale, Emily Landis, Jim McCormick
  • “Hell Of A View,” Casey Beathard, Eric Church, Monty Criswell 
  • “One Night Standards,” Nicolette Hayford, Shane McAnally, Ashley McBryde
  • “Starting Over,” Mike Henderson, Chris Stapleton 
Event
  • “Buy Dirt,” Jordan Davis, Luke Bryan; Producer: Paul DiGiovanni 
  • “Chasing After You,” Ryan Hurd, Maren Morris; Producers: Aaron Eshuis, Teddy Reimer
  • “Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home),” Elle King, Miranda Lambert; Producer: Martin Johnson 
  • “Famous Friends,” Chris Young, Kane Brown; Producers: Corey Crowder, Chris Young
  • “Half Of My Hometown,” Kelsea Ballerini, Kenny Chesney; Producers: Kelsea Ballerini, Ross Copperman, Jimmy Robbins
Musician
  • Jenee Fleenor, Fiddle 
  • Paul Franklin, Steel Guitar 
  • Aaron Sterling, Drums 
  • Ilya Toshinskiy, Banjo 
  • Derek Wells, Guitar 
Video
  • “Chasing After You,” Ryan Hurd, Maren Morris; Director: TK McKamy 
  • “Famous Friends,” Chris Young, Kane Brown; Director: Peter Zavadil 
  • “Gone,” Dierks Bentley; Directors: Wes Edwards, Travis Nicholson, Ed Pryor, Running Bear, Sam Siske
  • “Half Of My Hometown,” Kelsea Ballerini, Kenny Chesney; Director: Patrick Tracy 
  • “Younger Me,” Brothers Osborne; Director: Reid Long 
New Artist
  • Jimmie Allen  
  • Ingrid Andress  
  • Gabby Barrett  
  • Mickey Guyton
  • Hardy

City Bowls South Grand Opening – Gulf Breeze – August 14

Posted on: August 9th, 2021 by brent
 
820 Gulf Breeze Pkwy, Gulf Breeze, FL 32561-4723, United States
 
It’s time to CELEBRATE the opening of City Bowls South Restaurant in Gulf Breeze! Super fun giveaways, specials, and of course your favorite healthy and delicious bowls! 
 
1 Winner walks away with Bowls for a year!
 
The Cat will be on site from 11-1 to help celebrate!!!

Cat Country Cares Radiothon 2021 Raises over $76,000

Posted on: July 20th, 2021 by brent
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Cat Country 98.7 Raises Over $76,000 for Studer Family Children’s Hospital, a member of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

Pensacola, FL (September 2, 2021) – Cat Country 98.7 and Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Ascension Sacred Heart, a proud member of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, raised more than $76,000 during the station’s Cat Country Cares For Kids Radiothon, presented by Wind Creek Atmore. The annual event at Cordova Mall raised funds for a new neonatal transport vehicle. 

Cat Country Cares for Kids Radiothon was hosted by radio personality, Brent Lane and WEAR ABC 3 News, Pensacola host, Sue Straughn as well as NewsRadio 92.3 & ESPN Pensacola. The event provided listeners with the opportunity to hear from children and their parents about the high-quality care and recovery they received at Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Ascension Sacred Heart, which serves the Gulf Coast. Sacred Heart

Morning show host Brent Lane said, “The Neonatal Transport Unit is an important part of the overall service to the community that makes up Studer Family Children’s Hospital. Cat Country 98.7 was proud to join WEAR ABC 3 News, NewsRadio 92.3, and ESPN Pensacola to help tell the story of why this hospital impacts so many lives and how it continues to make this community better.” 

“We are fortunate to have such great community partners working alongside a community who cares deeply for others,” said Carol Carlan, president of Ascension Sacred Heart Foundation. “We thank all those who have given generously of their resources, time and talents. You always come through when we need you the most!   

Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, such as Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Ascension Sacred Heart are on the frontlines when it comes to protecting the health of future generations, but they can’t do it alone. Changing the health of even one child or family creates a ripple effect felt by communities for years to come. 

“The COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on children has demonstrated the value of having a hospital dedicated to pediatrics,” said Will Condon, president of Studer Family Children’s Hospital. “The disease has hospitalized children at all ages — from two weeks old to 17 years old. It’s never been more important to have speciallized pediatric care in our region, and never more important to have the community’s support for our healing Mission.”

 

Since 1983, CMN Hospitals has raised more than $7 billion in unrestricted funds for 170 children’s hospitals across the United States and Canada. 

In addition, the transport unit has a specialized incubator.  Capable of delivering a similar level of quality care as the NICU at Studer Family Wind_Creek_4C_Horz-removebgChildren’s Hospital. Please, join us in sharing hope with the children who make our hospital home. Whether for a day or months at a time, they deserve the best possible care and hope for a healthy future.

 
 
 
 
 

Thank you to our 2021 sponsors

 

Presenting/Community Match Sponsor

 

Phone Bank Sponsor

 
 

Hope Sponsor

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Thoughts on Memorial Day 2021

Posted on: May 31st, 2021 by brent

Cat Country 98.7 · Thoughts On Memorial Day 2021

Hurricane Checklist

Posted on: May 30th, 2021 by brent

1. Charge any device that provides light. Laptops, tablets, cameras, video cameras, and old phones. Old cell phones can still used for dialing 911. Charge external battery back ups.

2. Wash all trash cans, big and small, and fill with water for flushing toilets. Line outdoor trash cans with trash bags, fill with water and store in the garage. Add bleach to sterilize.

3. Fill every tub and sink with water. Cover sinks with Saran Wrap to keep it from collecting dust. Fill washing machine and leave lid up to store water.

4. Fill old empty water bottles and other containers with water and keep near sinks for washing hands.

5. Fill every Tupperware with water and store in freezer. These will help keep food cold longer and serve as a back up water supply.

6. Fill drinking cups with water and cover with Saran Wrap. Store as many as possible in fridge. The rest you can store on the counter and use first before any water bottles are opened. Ice is impossible to find after the storm.

7. Reserve fridge space for storing tap water and keep the sealed water bottles on the counter.

8. Cook any meats in advance and other perishable foods. You can freeze cooked food. Hard boil eggs for snacks for first day without power.

9. Be well hydrated before the storm hits and avoid salty foods that make you dehydrated.

10. Wash all dirty clothes and bed sheets. Anything dirty will smell without the A/C, you may need the items, and with no A/C, you’ll be sweating a lot. You’re going to want clean sheets.

11. Toss out any expiring food, clean cat litter boxes, empty all trash cans in the house, including bathrooms. Remove anything that will cause an odor when the A/C is off. If you don’t have a trash day pickup before the storm, find a dumpster.

12. Bring in any yard decor, secure anything that will fly around, secure gates, bring in hoses, potted plants, etc. Bring in patio furniture and grills.

13. Clean your environment so you have clear, easy escape routes. Even if that means temporarily moving furniture to one area.

14. Scrub all bathrooms so you are starting with a clean odor free environment. Store water filled trash cans next to each toilet for flushing.

15. Place everything you own that is important and necessary in a backpack or small file box that is easy to grab. Include your wallet with ID, phone, hand sanitizer, snacks, etc. Get plastic sleeves for important documents.

16. Make sure you have cash on hand.

17. Stock up on pet food and fill up bowls of water for pets.

18. Refill any medications. Most insurance companies allow for 2 emergency refills per year.

19. Fill your propane tanks. You can heat soup cans, boil water, make coffee, and other stuff besides just grilling meat. Get an extra, if possible.

20. Drop your A/C in advance and lower temperatures in your fridges.

21. Gather all candles, flashlights, lighters, matches, batteries, and other items and keep them accessible.

22. Clean all counters in advance. Start with a clean surface. Buy Clorox Wipes for cleaning when there is no power. Mop your floors and vacuum. If power is out for 10 days, you’ll have to live in the mess you started with.

23. Pick your emergency safe place such as a closet under the stairs. Store the items you’ll need in that location for the brunt of the storm. Make a hand fan for when the power is out.

24. Shower just before the storm is scheduled to hit.

25. Keep baby wipes next to each toilet. Don’t flush them. It’s not the time to risk clogging your toilet!

26. Run your dishwasher, don’t risk having dirty smelly dishes and you need every container for water! Remember you’ll need clean water for brushing your teeth, washing yourself, and cleaning your hands.

27. Put a small suitcase in your car in case you decide to evacuate. Also put at least one jug of water in your car. It will still be there if you don’t evacuate! You don’t need to store all water in the house. Remember to pack for pets as well.

28. Check on all family members, set up emergency back up plans, and check on elderly neighbors.

29. Remember, pets are family too. Take them with you!

30. Before the storm, unplug all electronics. There will be power surges during and after the storm.

31. Gas up your car and have a spare gas container for your generator or your car when you run out.

32. Get LED Lanterns… They last a LONG TIME and are super bright 

If you can, take a video of your house and contents….walk room to room–open cabinets/drawers and closets. This will help if you need to make a claim later. It will show proof of items and help you list all the items (help your memory, so you don’t forget anything)…I highly recommend!!!

I also heard you should freeze a cup of water, place a coin on top after it is frozen…keep this in your freezer to help you gauge the temperature if the power goes out. If the coin stays on top, the food is staying frozen. If the coin falls into the water, the freezer thawed out and most food will likely need to be thrown away. This is super helpful is you have to leave and come back, as it may appear everything is still frozen, but if the coin is in the cup–you will know!!

Finally, anything that you want to try and preserve, but you can’t take with you—place it in a plastic bin and put in your dishwasher, lock the door—this should make it water tight in case of any water intrusion into your home. But of course, take all the important/irreplaceable items you can!!

Stay Safe everyone!

Coach of the Week – Wes Mathews 3/5/21

Posted on: March 5th, 2021 by brent

Congrats to Coach of the Week – Wes Mathews from Central High School

Cat Country 98.7 · Coach Of The Week – Wes Mathews

 

Cat Country Cat Plush

Posted on: February 1st, 2021 by brent

Cat Plush

Put the Cat anywhere you want to bring you a little Cat Country Smile!

Cat Country Cat Plush

$10.00

Buy now