Aaron Stone | WVOW News
ARACOMA, WVa The Logan County Board of Education approved the appointment of a temporary member.
A special meeting of the county board Friday, February 25 was conducted to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of Board President Jeremy Farley. Farley resigned to run for the Logan County Commission.
Board member Barry Mullins motioned the appointment of Dr. Jason Cheek. The motion was seconded by member Debbie Mendez and approved unanimously.
Cheek will be sworn into office on Tuesday, March eighth during the regular board meeting at the Ralph R. Willis Career Center and Technical Center. The meeting begins at 5 p.m.
July first will begin new terms of office for three board members. Cheek did not file to run and will only serve the remainder of Farley’s unexpired term. Cheek’s term of office will conclude on June thirtieth
Incumbents Debbie Mendez and Pat Joe White are running for re-election. Challengers for seats on the board include former board member Moss Burgess, Jamie Sparks and Anthony “Tony” Dean.
Primary Election is set for Tuesday, May tenth.
Logan County School Superintendent Patricia Lucas announced masks are no longer required in Logan County Schools.
Masks remain recommended officially by Logan County Schools but are no longer required.
Starting this week, masks are no longer mandatory. Logan County Schools will continue to follow the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources County Alert Map. The mask mandate will reactivate if Logan turns red or orange.