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Old planes a highlight at annual fly-in

Joe Shepherd sat in the Saturday shade cast by the shiny wing of his 1936 Lockheed 12A Electra Junior and watched as people attending the 2014...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-04-26/old-planes-highlight-annual-
Word power

...Reader's Digest National Word Power Challenge, it's the contestants who need to know how to use the word. Our own Joe Shepherd has proved that he can not only spell fancy words, but that he understands what they mean. The Waynesboro 14-year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/27/edi_79122.shtml
Editorials
Across the area

...off on a bicycle. Top area speller is in championship again Four-time Scripps Howard spelling bee regional winner Joe Shepherd will compete in the championship round of the Reader's Digest National Word Power Challenge in Florida today. Joe...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/25/met_78861.shtml
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Year's biggest stories get retold, updated

...fourth time, 13-year-old Waynesboro, Ga., phenom Joe Shepherd took his spelling skills to the nation's capital to...fourth time, 13-year-old Waynesboro, Ga., phenom Joe Shepherd took his spelling skills to the nation's capital to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/31/met_37381.shtml
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Why limit CSRA's spelling champ?

Congratulations to Joe Shepherd for his tremendous achievement in the National Spelling Bee! Just as in any competition where an individual or team hails from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/08/let_455397.shtml
Letters
Rants and raves

Comments from readers: I HAVE A BIG RAVE for Joe Shepherd, the young man who has had the regional spelling bee title for several years. I am totally amazed at his ability at such a young...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2005-06-03/rants-and-raves
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Reporter's spelling success proves 'ephemeral'

...the number of rounds I'd last. Utter embarrassment - what I was praying would not occur. A "stomping" - the word Joe Shepherd's mom playfully used to announce her take on the contest. The stage was set for an underdog battle not seen since...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/29/met_454527.shtml
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Depending on spell check might be two convenient

Nothing you can't spell will ever work. - Will Rogers Our spelling bee champion Joe Shepherd heads to Washington next week for his final challenge in national competition, and he takes our best wishes with him. He also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/27/kir_454318.shtml
Bill Kirby
Burke County boy claims spot in fourth national bee

The spelling gods were smiling on Joe Shepherd on Saturday morning. The four-time regional champion...Washington, D.C. As The Augusta Chronicle's winner, Joe Shepherd won an expense-paid trip to the national competition...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/03/06/met_446564.shtml
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Across the area

Spellers take written test Joe Shepherd could have found himself in a "quandary" if he didn't know how to spell the word. The sixth-grader from Waynesboro completed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/02/met_417586.shtml
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