Thursday, February 21, 2013

Stranded in snow overnight; saved by a line of arrows, a curious rancher

Mohave County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue units successfully located a 27-year-old man on Feb. 10, after he had been reported missing by his mother. Actions the man took were effective in helping himself not only to be located but to survive a bitter cold night of below freezing temperatures and snow when his car broke down, stranding him and his two dogs...Telford made arrows out of rocks and arrows out of sticks, about 20 arrows by Heather Lewis’s count. Lewis is a member of the Heaton family that founded, owns and operates the Bar 10 Ranch. She and her immediate family had been out to the ranch that weekend and were returning home when they drove over some rocks in the road. “I told my husband, ‘I think that’s in the shape of an arrow,’” Lewis said. “We were heading north and the arrows were heading south about eight miles into our travel home … and we drove further and then they turned into sticks and took up about half the lane.” Lewis said they took pictures and radioed into town and to the Bar 10 Ranch and asked if someone was trying to direct people to the ranch. Nobody knew of the arrows...more

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