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Spelling bee champ
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Hickory Creek fifth-grader Luke Payne won the Warren County Spelling Bee on Tuesday night. The competition is sponsored by the Southern Standard.

Hickory Creek fifth-grader Luke Payne spelled his way to first place in the Warren County Spelling Bee on Tuesday night at Centertown School. Luke, 11, is the son of Nada and Darin Payne.


The other four finalists were:

fourth-grader Kate Gribble

sixth-grader Emily Marshall

seventh-grader Adeline Randall

eighth-grader Mitchell Caten


Congratulations to the winners from the Southern Standard, your source for Warren County news.