OKOLONA, Miss. (WTVA) – Okolona has a new town marshal after one candidate drops out of the race.
Okolona Mayor Sherman Carouthers says Tommie Ivy, Sr. is the newly elected town marshal for Okolona.
Ivy’s son Tommie Ivy, Jr. left the race.
Gov. Phil Bryant recently set a Jan. 9, 2018, date for a special election to fill the position.
Ivy will be sworn in on Tuesday, December 19 at 10 a.m. at city hall.
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