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Arresting performance
Local residents show they can sing
Karaoke Shrum
Freeze! Theres a police officer on stage. Justin Shrum gives an arresting performance during Friday nights karaoke competition at the fair, stunning the crowd with Rockin Robin. The McMinnville Police Department sergeant advanced to the top 10. - photo by Lisa Hobbs
Rock Island resident Matt Ballew proved determination pays off when he won the adult category during Friday night’s karaoke competition at the Warren County A&L Fair.“The karaoke competition has been going on for 10 to 12 years and I’ve entered almost every one of those years,” said Ballew. “I’ve placed third once, but that’s it. This year I practiced a lot.