August 3, 2015
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Missing Norfork elderly man found safe

     A missing elderly Norfork man was found safe three hours after he was reported missing to the Baxter County Sheriff by hIs caregiver Monday morning.   Baxter County Sheriff John Montgomery says George Salo, who is in his 80's, was found about a half mile from his home near County Road 107 off Push Mountain Road.
     The sheriff says when Salo's caregiver came to his home shortly after 9 she found his dog locked in his bedroom, and his cellphone and vehicle, but no sign of the elderly man.
     A search was launched by the sheriff including the department's helicopter and the dog tracking team from the Arkansas Department of Correction at Calico Rock.   A neighbor located the missing man shortly after noon, according to the sheriff.
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     Baxter County Sheriff John Montgomery on the search for a missing elderly Norfork man Monday morning.

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