Springfield Man Reported Lost in Shawnee National Forest; Found Shortly After

Jackson Co. – A Springfield man is back home after being reported as lost in the Shawnee National Forest Saturday night. According to a a report from the Jackson Co. Sheriff’s Office, they received a call notifying them that 46-year-old Henry Lipsmire was lost near Horseshoe Bluff at around 7:40 Saturday night. Using Lipsmire’s cell phone deputies were able to narrow down a general location, and although Lipsmire had lost his cell phone, he was found a short distance away at around 10:30. Lipsmire was unhurt and was returned to his campsite.