Starkville hires new Park and Recreation Director

Gerry Logan | Photo: Starkville Daily News

The Starkville Board of Aldermen voted to remove the interim title from the director of the city's Park and Recreation Department.

Posted: Jul. 17, 2018 10:54 PM
Updated: Jul. 18, 2018 11:26 AM

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - The Starkville Board of Aldermen voted to remove the interim title from the director of the city's Park and Recreation Department.

The Starkville Daily News, reports that in a 6-1 vote, Gerry Logan was voted to be hired for the job permanently.

Logan will receive a $66,000 annual salary for the position.

The department saw a major shake up earlier this year from five members of the park and recreation staff, including the director, were fired after an embezzlement investigation.

The cases have still not gone to court.

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