Chesterfield Boy Finishes Fourth Place in National Spelling Bee

Filed in MiscellaneousTags: Missouri, Saint Louis

Chesterfield's Rajiv Tarigopula finished fourth place in the National Spelling Bee, having been done in by the word "odylic":

Rajiv Tarigopula was eliminated from the spelling bee today, misspelling the word "odylic." He had advanced several more rounds earlier, to the final four, by spelling the words "infundibular", "gomphosis", "inion", "arytenoid", "rejoneador", "zouave" and "plumassier", "mucedinaceous" and "tontiner."

Congrats!

W Does St. Louis

Filed in PoliticsTags: Elections, Missouri, Republicans, Saint Louis

President George W. Bush is in St. Louis this evening, helping raise funds for Senator Jim Talent.