Wes Cole Named Interim Superintendent at State Hospital


OSAWATOMIE — Staffing changes are taking place at Osawatomie State Hospital, and a familiar face is stepping in temporarily to help provide guidance while officials continue to search for the hospital’s next leader.

Former interim superintendent Clayton Bledsoe has been asked to step down and is currently on administrative leave, and risk manager Quincey Holloway also has been placed on administrative leave, although officials are declining to comment on any specifics regarding the reasoning behind the personnel changes.