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Ashton Faith Thompson won over the crowd and judges with Adele’s “Rolling in the Deep” and songs from the “Hairspray” and “Shrek” soundtracks. The 2010 Cole Camp High School graduate and current State Fair Community College student was named the seventh Missouri State Fair Idol on Sunday at the Budweiser Stage.
Nate Tawbush, lead singer of the CSL Jr. Blues Band and a finalist in last summer's Missouri State Fair Idol, hosts Saturday's inaugural night of Dickie Doo Idol. The second of six preliminary rounds will be on Jan. 28.
Stephanie Hall, of La Monte, sings Martina McBride's 2001 hit “When God-Fearin' Women Get the Blues” in Saturday's Dickie Doo Idol preliminary round. The top 12 singers from six preliminary rounds will advance to the finals, to be staged in Ma
Amber Harshner, of La Monte, sings the original song “OK” in Saturday's Dickie Doo Idol preliminary round. The top 12 singers from six preliminary rounds will advance to the finals, to be staged in March or April at Dickie Doo Bar-B-Que. The D
With chilly weather finally sweeping into Sedalia, thoughts of hot days at the state fair are a long way off for some. But not for the competitors in Doo Idol, a new singing competition that will send its champion to August’s Missouri State Fair Idol contest.
Ryan Manuel, of Sedalia, performed on Sunday at the Budweiser Stage at the Missouri State Fair en route to winning the 2011 Missouri State Fair Idol competition. Manuel is a 2009 Smith-Cotton High School graduate who is working at Wendy's as he pays his way at State Fair Community College.
Ryan Manuel, of Sedalia, performed on Sunday at the Budweiser Stage at the Missouri State Fair en route to winning the 2011 Missouri State Fair Idol competition. Manuel performed seven different songs in his journey to the title, and the depth of his cata
Thom Fuller, left, in his final year as Missouri State Fair Idol organizer, presents Ryan Manuel with the 2011 Idol trophy on Sunday at the Bud tent on the fairgrounds as other contestants applaud in the background.
Awaiting the announcement of the Missouri State Fair Idol winner is like a college basketball team waiting to see if it will be picked for the NCAA tournament — you don’t really know what the key criteria will be until the announcement is made.
Jessica Staus, 23, of Sedalia, performs at a Missouri State Fair Idol qualifying competition on Friday at Dickie-Doo Bar-B-Que in Sedalia. The certified nursing assistant was hoping to be among the 50 to 60 singers who will compete on Budweiser Stage at the state fair starting on Aug. 11.
The Missouri State Fair is still a month away, but this year’s State Fair Idol has probably already begun his or her journey to the title. Three qualifying rounds have taken place at Dickie-Doo Bar-B-Que, and the final chance to qualify locally will be at 7 p.m. Friday on the party deck of the Sedalia bar and restaurant.
Travis Gibson, of Warrensburg, performs in a preliminary round of Missouri State Fair Idol on Wednesday at the fairgrounds.
Charlotte Jackson, of New Cambria, performs in a preliminary round of Missouri State Fair Idol on Wednesday at the fairgrounds. The finals are scheduled for Sunday.
At the start of the fair, 80 contestants aimed for the fame and career boost that would come with the title of Missouri State Fair Idol. After today, it’ll be down to the final 10.
The 10 2009 Missouri State Fair Idol contestants anxiously await the announcement of the winner from Thom Fuller, coordinator and announcer, Sunday at the Budweiser Stage.
Carissa Dawn Biele, 25, of Memphis, Tenn., formerly of Fulton, receives her trophy after being named the 2008 Missouri State Fair Idol on Sunday.
Nathan Jones, of St. Joseph, belts out Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons’ “Sherry” during the Missouri State Fair Idol final round on Sunday at the Budweiser Stage on the fairgrounds. Jones won over the audience and the judges to earn the title.
Samantha Dawn Schoenthaler, 18, of Lake Ozark, beat nine other contestants Sunday to become the 2009 Missouri State Fair Idol. She will be the opening act at the Pepsi Grandstand during the 2010 state fair.
Carissa Dawn Biele, 25, of Memphis, Tenn., formerly of Fulton, has been working hard for three years to become the 2008 Missouri State Fair Idol.
Samantha Dawn Schoenthaler won over the crowd Sunday at the Budweiser Tent performing the fast-paced “Auctioneer,” by Pettis County’s own Leroy Van Dyke, to become the 2009 Missouri State Fair Idol winner.
Missouri has a new State Fair Idol, and — to borrow a quote from Oklahoma State University football coach Mike Gundy — he’s a man; he’s 40.