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2 Hunters Missing In Western Colorado

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(credit: AP)

(credit: AP)

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — The search continues for two hunters missing in different parts of western Colorado.

Jim McCarthy of Garfield County has been missing on Grand Mesa since Tuesday night.

KREX-TV reports that volunteers and deputies found one elderly man but they have not been able to locate the other man, Jim McCarthy of a Garfield County.

Two Colorado Army National Guard said two of its helicopters were helping search for McCarthy on Thursday. Bad weather had grounded the Kiowa and Black Hawk the day before.

In Delta County, authorities are looking near Hotchkiss for 75-year-old Terry Baughn of Howard, Ohio, who was reported overdue early Wednesday morning. A helicopter normally used to spray fields is helping.

Sheriff Mark Taylor says Baughn has hunted in the area for more than 40 years.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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