Interim state superintendent named


CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Board of Education met in emergency session Friday to appoint Deputy Superintendent Clayton Burch as interim state Superintendent of Schools.

The appointment followed a unanimous vote by the board to accept the immediate retirement of Superintendent Steve Paine. Earlier this month Paine announced his intention to retire June 30, and board members announced an immediate start to the search for a new superintendent.

Read the story in The News and Sentinel on Saturday.