CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. -- Laura Rattenni, a deputy clerk in the Jefferson County Circuit Clerk's office, has been named acting circuit clerk.
Former Circuit Clerk Patricia A. "Patsy" Noland was elected to the Jefferson County Commission on Tuesday. She had to retire from the position before the election, Rattenni said.
Rattenni said she will serve out the rest of Noland's term, which is two years, and plans to run for the elected position.
Among the functions of the circuit clerk's office is maintaining court files for Jefferson County Circuit Court.