By MATT CRANE
For his family and the countless residents of Oktibbeha County he served, the legacy of Will Allen Jr.â€™s life continues to thrive.
Allen not only served his country overseas during World War II, but he also helped establish what would become the East Oktibbeha County Volunteer Fire Department.
FROM WIRE REPORTS
Kenny Fowler and Angela Turner-Lairy have qualified for a Jan. 15 special election to succeed late Miss. Sen. Bennie Turner, who died in November.
The winner of the nonpartisan election will complete the remainder of Turnerâ€™s term.
Turner-Lairy, an attorney in West Point, is Turnerâ€™s daughter. Fowler is a businessman.