7/4/2013 9:18 PM
by Courtney Rosemond
PAX - A local hero is now recognized for his service in Fayette County.
The Jack D. Lively Memorial Bridge in downtown Pax was officially dedicated Thursday. Jack Lively a Pax native was a navy petty officer who along with 10 other servicemen were reported missing in action after their plane disappeared over Russia in November 1951.
No word of his whereabouts has ever surfaced. Local, state and national representatives were present today at a ceremony honoring the fallen hero. One family member said her brother has never been forgotten.