The Country Roads Family Adventure

The Country Roads Family Adventure

We are going to give you a chance to win family 4 packs of tickets to some of the state's best attractions.

At 1:50pm every afternoon, Monday thru Friday, we will give you a cue to call and the correct caller wins the family 4 pack and will be in the running to win the weekly prize of an overnight stay at a Red Roof Inn of your choice.

The New 979 The River wants you to discover West Virginia, with our country roads family adventure.

This summer, earn a free night by staying three separate times with Red Roof.
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You and the family can win tickets to places like....

The country roads family adventure, showing off the best West Virginia has to offer with Red Roof Inn and the new 979 the river.

Win a Lunch on the River!

Win a lunch on the River!

Win Lunch on the River courtesy of the Marshall and Kentucky Hall of Fame Cafes. We want to see you listening to 979 the River on the job. Send us a picture of yourself listening to 979 the River at work, text it to 304-529-0979 or email it to studio, the picture could win you lunch with the Marshall or Kentucky Hall of Fame Cafes. Lunch prizes will be given away daily, check our website for more details,

97.9 The River - Business of the Week

97.9 The River Business of the Week!

This week's business of the week is White Highland Insurance!

Here is Cecilia's interview with them!

Here are our past weeks' interviews.

04/09/2018 - Tri-State Stem M

04/15/2018 - Custom Pools and Spas

04/22/2018 - Classic Jewlery and Loans

04/29/2018 - Kid's Sale

05/06/2018 - Merle Norman

Rewind Your Weekends with 97.9 The River

Saturday mornings it's Nina Blackwood and Absolutely 80's, 3 big hours with MTV's Nina Blackwood and everything 80's, 7 am to 10 am.

Sunday evenings, Nina Blackwood is back with New Wave Nation, 3 hours from new wave and alternative music from the 80's, 7 pm to 10pm.

Sunday evenings, it's Kid Kelly and Backtrax USA, two big hours of 80's to wrap up the weekend, 10 pm to midnight.

Also on Sunday mornings, it's Sonrise, enjoy 2 hours of great worship music and positive Christian information for your life. 7 am to 9 am