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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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Bee winner makes it a three-peat

...Saturday morning, it appeared that Joe Shepherd was going to be dethroned as champion...Richmond Vanessa Seals, Taliaferro Joe Shepherd, Burke Lindsey Williford, Washington...Winning words These are the words Joe Shepherd spelled correctly to win the 2004...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/07/met_407995.shtml
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Speller deserves a hand

I would like to say something about young Joe Shepherd of Waynesboro, Ga., (sponsored by The Augusta Chronicle...other two top contenders are in the dictionary. I think Joe Shepherd deserves a big hand of applause for all his hard work...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/09/let_377933.shtml
Letters
Pupil knows meaning of being winner

...didn't know it before, Waynesboro middle-schooler Joe Shepherd certainly knows the meaning of victory now. On Tuesday...You can see Al Roker of the Today show try to stump Joe Shepherd with a word quiz this morning at 9 during the weather...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/26/met_79014.shtml
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Spelling whiz is set for 3rd bee

Winner is actually the last word 12-year-old Joe Shepherd wants to spell this week during his third trip to the...from $50 to $12,000 for the national champion. Joe Shepherd is not the only one making a repeat appearance at the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/31/met_417389.shtml
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Spellbound

For the second year in a row, 11-year-old Joe Shepherd of Waynesboro is headed for Washington, D.C., to represent the Augusta area in the Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/11/edi_368645.shtml
Editorials
Waynesboro boy retains title with second spelling bee win

...good bet that dust hadn't settled on the dictionary Joe Shepherd took home last year after winning The Augusta Chronicle's...of the Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee WINNER: Joe Shepherd, 11, of Waynesboro; also won 2002 event WINNING WORD...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/09/met_368412.shtml
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Shepherd's spelling career ends

...champion, Waynesboro's 13-year-old spelling whiz, Joe Shepherd, nearly cracked the top 20 - finishing tied for 22nd...levitz@augustachronicle.com. NATIONAL RECORD Joe Shepherd competed in the National Spelling Bee four years in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/03/met_454959.shtml
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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-
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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