ArkLaTex now has 1-in-7 shot at having the next 'American Idol'

ArkLaTex now has 1-in-7 shot at having the next 'American Idol'
Cade Foehner (left), of Shelbyville, Texas, and Garrett Jacobs, of Bossier City (Source: "American Idol")
"American Idol" contestant Garrett Jacobs, of Bossier City, thought his girlfriend had final exams. Turns out she was in the audience. (Source: "American Idol")
"American Idol" contestant Garrett Jacobs, of Bossier City, thought his girlfriend had final exams. Turns out she was in the audience. (Source: "American Idol")

(KSLA) - The ArkLaTex now has a 1-in-7 shot at being home to this season's "American Idol."

Shelbyville, Texas, resident Cade Foehner and Garrett Jacobs, of Bossier City, now are among the top 14 contestants in the singing competition.

That means they next will start singing for America's vote.

And Garrett's girlfriend, whom he thought had final exams, showed up in the audience.

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