09/15/2014

US Forest Service Press Release

Press Release from US Forestry

For Immediate Release Release #: 084-14
September 15, 2014
Contact: Terence R. Peck
Phone: 501-321-5272

Ozark-St. Francis Forest managers reopen Sylamore Ranger District recreation areas

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. - Sylamore District recreation areas temporarily closed during a search for a known felon are now reopened.
The areas reopened are the North Sylamore Creek Hiking Trail, the Syllamo Mountain Bike Trail, Gunner Pool, Barkshed, and the Blanchard Springs day use area, including Mirror Lake.
Guided tours at Blanchard Springs Caverns were not affected and remained open.
The wanted felon, Samuel Ray, who was last seen at Gunner Pool Campground on Sept. 9, is presumed to be out of the area.
###
USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer. To file a complaint of discrimination, write to USDA, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Stop 9410, Washington, DC 20250-9410, or call toll-free at (866) 632-9992 (English) or (800) 877-8339 (TDD) or (866) 377-8642 (English Federal-relay) or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish Federal-relay). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

 
Crime Tip HOTline 870-269-3825
OR SUBMIT VIA EMAIL CLICK HERE