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Baumbach, Weisenburger advance to State Spelling Bee

Middle school spellers were back in the courthouse testing their skills in the Eddy County Spelling Bee on Wednesday, Feb. 9.

Three students from each grades 5-8 advanced to the county competition during classroom rounds earlier in the month.

Eighth grader Bailey Baumbach eclipsed all in the oral round to earn the title County Champion. A pair of fifth graders were right behind her. Austin Weisenb...