Escapee vanishes, town a bit jumpy

1998 crime rocked Booneville

Posted: July 5, 2014 at 3:03 a.m.

Downtown Booneville remains quiet on a recent afternoon.Authorities, though, are keeping an eye on the area, searching for escaped prison inmate Timothy Buffington, who used to live in Booneville.

BOONEVILLE -- Ray Gack remembers the day more than 15 years ago when he received a 911 call to a field in rural Logan County.

A map showing the location of Booneville.

“I’m pretty worried. When all this happened, if I wasn’t there, he may have gotten away with it.”

Wayne Fletcher, who testified against Timothy Buffington

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