Bolivar graduate part of guard team at President George HW Bush's public viewing

WASHINGTON, D.C. - A Bolivar native is watching over President Bush as he lies in state inside the United States Capitol.

Alena Fugitt, 20, is a member of the Navy Ceremonial Guard, joining guardsmen from other branches of the military guarding the president's casket while members of the public pay their respects. She had three shifts Tuesday, after three on Monday.

Fugitt graduated from Bolivar High School in 2017. While there she was a state champion on 4X800 relay team, and also ran cross country for the Liberators.