Corinth Mayor Jerry Latch has taken the reins as president of the Mississippi Municipal League.
Along with other city officials, Latch spent most of the past week on the Gulf coast for the 78th annual mayors conference.
The municipal league is the official nonprofit private organization of the state's cities and towns.
Latch follows outgoing president Knox Ross, Jr., of Pelahatchie.
As municipal league president, Latch will have an active role in advocating legislative action that is beneficial to cities across the state.