Bus driver faces charges

A Kanawha County Schools bus driver is in trouble with the law. 37-year old Samuel Larry Burkhamer of Elkview is behind bars after confessing to sexting with a young girl and viewing child porn. Burkhamer allegedly exchanged cell phone numbers with a 12-year-old girl and sent inappropriate messages earlier this year. Police records show Burkhamer confessed to sending the girl the texts and turning up child pornography on web searches. Burkhamer was a substitute bus driver who no longer has a job with the district.