STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) -- It's twenty years and counting for one Starkville official.
Ward 6 Alderman Roy A. Perkins has devoted much of his life to public service and now he's being recognized for his dedication.
Perkins was recently inducted into the Mississippi Municipal League Hall of Fame.
The Oktibbeha County native is now serving his sixth term on the Board of Aldermen.
Perkins is also in his second term as Vice Mayor of Starkville-a position given to him by his fellow board members.
In all, 26 municipal elected officials were inducted during a ceremony held last week in Biloxi.