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Shelby Comey Rocks Texaco Country Showdown
Wednesday, June 22, 2011 • Posted June 22, 2011

KHLB 102.5 FM, Mason’s Home Town Radio Station, recently hosted the TEXACO COUNTRY SHOWDOWN, at the OLD PEANUT MILL STEAKHOUSE AND FT MCKAVETT SOCIAL CLUB. The Texaco Country Showdown, where many of today’s top country artists have won, is celebrating their thirty year anniversary, in 2011.The top ten finalists took the stage, performing to a full house of country music fans.The audience was overwhelmed and very enthusiastic. The Texaco Country Showdown featured a line up of talent from across Texas and Arizona, including Forney, Texas (which is near Dallas), Austin, Kerrville, Llano, Fredericksburg, Junction, Brownwood, Arizona/Katy, and Mason - performing as full bands as well as individuals.The panel of Judges from Houston, Kingsland, and Llano selected Mason’s own SHELBY COMEY. She rocked the stage with a brilliant performance and took top honors, as the grand prize winner!Shelby received a great prize package, including the Certificate from Texaco Country Showdown, which will enter her into the state competition this fall. Other prizes were gift certificates, cash, Schlitterbahn tickets, and a future performance at the Old Peanut Mill Steakhouse and Ft McKavett Social Club.Emcee for the evening, BARRY KAYE with KHLB’s morning show, had a great time entertaining the audience with his humor, which produced loads of laughter from the crowd.Sponsors were Texaco, Strait Music of Austin, Ranchland Western Wear, Walmart, Old Peanut Mill Steakhouse, and KHLB.KHLB would like to thank the Old Peanut Mill for their sponsorship as well as Co-Hosting the event with KHLB FM!! KHLB sends out their appreciation to all the sponsors,individuals, audience and contestants. CONGRATULATIONS TO THE KHLB 102.5 WINNER OF THE TEXACO COUNTRY SHOWDOWN, SHELBY COMEY!!!

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