Meridian's mayor has been appointed to the board of directors of the Mississippi Municipal League. Cheri Barry's term is for one year.
In a news release from the mayor's office, MML president, Mayor Jerry Latch of Corinth, said, "Our board must provide strong, vigorous leadership to involve our municipalities in state affairs. Accepting this appointment indicates your eagerness and desire to do work actively."
The board will meet Sept. 18 in Tunica, Jan. 27, 2010, in Jackson, and June 27 in Biloxi.