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Silver Alert issued for man missing in Independence County



SOUTHSIDE, Ark. – The Independence County Sheriff’s Office has activated a Silver Alert for a man who went missing on Saturday.

Ernest Eugene Baney, 80, is 5’7” and 210 pounds.

He is a White male who has short grey hair and green eyes and was last seen wearing blue jeans and a black shirt.

Baney’s last known location was Batesville Blvd. near Mark Martin Museum at Mark Martin Ford.

He may be traveling in a 2016 Black Dodge Truck with Missouri license plate number OKDJ52.  The vehicle is said to have a black fiberglass top on it with dents on both sides and on the back.

If anyone knows of his location contact the Independence County Sheriff’s Office at 800-793-8838