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Ballots for the Valley Star Awards are rolling in. If you want to make sure your voice is heard, you need to vote for your favorite Wintertainers™. This year’s categories are Male Vocalist of the Year, Female Vocalist of the Year, Duet Musical Group of the Year, Vocal Group or Choir of the Year, Individual or Small Band Act of the Year, Novelty, Comedy, or Variety of the Year, Rock N Roll Band of the Year, and Country Band of the Year. There is also the coveted prize of Entertainer/Group of the Year. This award is for your top favorite and can be anyone.

Nominees for the categories include Curt James, Diego, Rick McEwen, Rusty Rierson; Brenda Coin, Elaine Nelson Show, Naomi Bristow, Ruthi; Dale & Gayle, Diego & Edith; Spittin’ Image; Ambassadors of Grace, Men of A Chord, Razz Ma Tazz, Senior Ambassadors; Helen Russell & Co., Jason Whorlow, Kai, Ron Moshier; Castaway, Festus Lives Comedy Show, Pat Davison & Tess, Redneck Revival; Cruisers, Night Howlers, Renaissance Rockers, Rte 66; Baker Family, Goldwing Express, Lindley Creek, and Steven May & Southern Knights.

How to Vote

To vote for your favorite Wintertainers™, fill out the Valley Star Awards Ballot in today’s edition of the Winter Texan Times. Voting can also be done, in our preferred method, online at www.wintertexantimes.com. You can find the ballot from the home page under the Winter Texans’ Favorites menu.

Only one vote per person is allowed. Voters must use either the online ballot or the printed ballot from the paper. No photocopies of the ballot are permitted. Ballots must be received by Wednesday, February 8, by 4 p.m., to be counted.

When you fill out the ballot, we ask that you vote for someone in every category, if you are familiar with the nominees. Also, be sure to write in your choice for Entertainer or Group of the Year. This can be any of the individuals or groups on the ballot, from any category.

Show Tickets

Entertainers for this year’s Valley Star Awards are Nu-Blu, Jason Whorlow “The Piano Man,” Ron Moshier, Winnie Brave, Regan James, and Redneck Revival.

This year’s Valley Star Awards will be held on Wednesday, February 15, from 1 to 4 p.m. at Mission Bell Resort, 1711 E. Bus. 83. Tickets are $15 per person, $12.50 for groups of 10 or more. Lunch will be available from 12 to 1 p.m. for an additional fee.

Tickets for this year’s Valley Star Awards Show are on sale now online at www.wintertexantimes.com, or at one of the following locations:

Winter Texan Times – 1217 N. Conway Ave., Mission

Mission Bell Resort – Activities Office, 1711 E. Bus. 83, Mission

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