TROUP – The lone finalist for the Troup school superintendent’s post has been announced. Palestine’s Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction, Tammy Jones, has been named to the position. She was selected from among 74 persons who applied for the job. Jones will start to work in Troup at the end of next month. She will succeed Stuart Bird, who has announced his retirement. Bird has been with the Troup school system for 46 years.