Kelsey Beard of Toledo Wins 2012 Texaco Country Showdown

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Published on June 2 2012 2:25 am
Last Updated on July 14 2013 12:07 pm
Written by Wayne Moran

The 2012 Texaco Country Showdown is in the books, and Kelsey Beard of Toledo is this year's winner. Kelsey, just 16 years old, and competing in the 'Showdown for her 4th time, will move on to state competition, being held this year in Cowden at the Cowden Pioneer Days.

CLICK HERE for a full image gallery from the 2012 Texaco Country Showdown

Ten contestants each performed two songs, with performers from as far away as Indianapolis. You can see al of our contestants, view their bios, and hear their music by clicking here.

Below is video from the 'Showdown's opening act and last year's Texaco Country Showdown winner, Andy Rueter of Effingham

Here's video highlights of the 2012 Texaco Country Showdown, including the announcement of this year's winner, Kelsey Beard of Toledo.