Beasley Wins DeKalb Idol Competition

July 24, 2010
by: 
Dwayne Page
Jordan Beasley (left) and Shan Burklow

22 year old Jordan Beasley of Nashville was the winner of the DeKalb Idol competition held Friday night at the DeKalb County Fair in Alexandria.

Seventeen contestants competed for the title and Beasley was among the top six called back.

Brian Wyre received second place and Jaime Nokes came in third place. Noah Jones received the "People's Choice Award" and $100

As the winner of DeKalb Idol, Beasley received a $300 cash prize.

Shan Burklow and Josh Melton co-hosted the program which also featured a panel portraying American Idol judges Simon Cowell (Joseph Chandler), Paula Abdul (Amanda Stanley), and Kara Dioguardi (Victoria Tatrow)

This is the last night of the DeKalb County Fair for this year.

Fair goers are urged take the time to enjoy lots of delicious foods from the food booths and stop by to see the many commercial, agricultural, and women's exhibits.

The Kenneth Sandlin Center will be open from 4:00 p.m.. until 9:00 p.m.

Enjoy nightly entertainment at the Memory Lane Stage in Memory Village

Saturday Night July 24
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.- The Springs Band
7:45 p.m. - until- Lakeside Drive

The following events are scheduled:

Saturday, July 24th: Horseshoe Tournament at the Tot Kelly barn at 3:00 p.m.; Gospel singing at the Lions Club Pavilion at 6:00 p.m.; Super Tractor and Truck Pull at 7:00 p.m. at the T.C. McMillen Arena: and a $4000 cash giveaway at 9:30 p.m. in increments of $1,000 each

ALL NEW RIDES on the Midway will be provided by the Family Attractions Amusement Company. Unlimited rides will be available for $16.00.

Admission to the fair is $3.00 per person. Children age four and younger will be admitted free! Gates open at 4:00 p.m.. Parking is Free!

For more information, call 529-FAIR or visit on-line at www.dekalbcountyfair.us.

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