Women in Locked Rock, Iowa aren't happy with the school board's pick for the new schoolmarm. The young woman is dating Locked Rock's eligible young bachelors. Lois Harwood said Cecee Morgan claimed she caught the new teacher flirting with her husband. The board needs to fire Connie Greene and hire another teacher. Too late! Gracie and friends finds the schoolmarm dead in a marsh.
Gracie Evans is going to farm sit again. She invites Shana to come along to keep the girl out of trouble. Melinda Applegate invites herself along to keep both of them out of trouble. Millard Sokal shows up and appears to still be fond of Gracie. Shana unwisely takes up with a trouble family and the Indians moved. A fresh grave in Gracie's cemetery and a will o wisp spirit in the timber is scary.
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