MORAN Ken McWhirter, long-time principal and now superintendent of schools for Marmaton Valley-USD 256, is retiring.
McWhirters retirement effective at the end of the 2019-20 school year was accepted at Mondays Board of Education meeting.
McWhirter has been elementary school principal at Marmaton Valley for the past 36 years, and is in his fifth year as the districts chief administrator.
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