Barnesville Spelling Bee
T-L Photo/LENNY WITTENBROOK
Barnesville Middle School Spelling Bee runner-up sixth-grader Max Miller, left, celebrates with district champion seventh-grader Luke Taylor after the bee Tuesday. Both will go on to represent Barnesville schools in the Belmont County Spelling Bee, which will be held at 7 p.m. Feb. 6 at Ohio University Eastern. The winner of that competition will go on to participate in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C. The local bees are sponsored by The Times Leader, Belmont Savings Bank, Bordas & Bordas, Airport Limousine, Uniglobe/Ohio Valley Travel and the East Central Ohio Educational Service Center.