New Oktibbeha County EMA Director Hired

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WCBI) – Oktibbeha County supervisors named a new Emergency Management Agency director on Monday night.

Shank Phelps is expected to take over the agency July 1st.

Supervisor Orlando Trainer says Phelps is a lieutenant and 23 year veteran of the Oktibbeha County sheriff’s department.

County leaders interviewed three internal candidates for the position.

Longtime EMA Director Jim Britt’s last day is June 30th.

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