The biggest search in 40 years at Baxter State Park is underway.A hiker from Ohio has been missing for three days.41-Year-old Michael Hays of Stow, Ohio, was last seen Friday afternoon on the Knife Edge trail, which connects the two highest peaks, Baxter and Pamola on Mount Katahdin.Park Director Jensen Bissell said at midday Monday, some tracks had been spotted in a snow field below the south rim of Mount Katahdin.He says searchers are now following up to see if those tracks were made by Hays.The search for hays is the largest in Baxter State Park since the early 1970s.The search began Saturday after Hays failed to sign out on a hiking register at a trail head.
After a year hiatus, folks in Bar Harbor were able to observe Memorial Day this year..The Commander of the American Legion Post 25, Jeana Durost said missing out on last years events prompted this years ceremony “Oh I got all kinds of ugly e-mails and letters people were not happy.”One of those upset about missing out last year was business owner and veteran George Clemens.
A 6-year-old was flown by medical helicopter to Eastern Maine Medical Center, after a car crash over the weekend.It happened Saturday in Day Block township.Police say 36-year-old Michelle Surles of Corinth and her family were headed West on Route 9, when Michelle slowed down to make a turn into the Machias River Campground.That’s when a tractor trailer driven by 51-year-old Adam Pjanic of New Hampshire crashed into the suv’s side.Surles was taken by ambulance to the hospital.We’re told they have since been released.Another passenger, 42-year-old John Surles was not injured, nor was anyone in the big rig.No charges have been filed in connection with the crash.
Crews are searching in Maine’s Baxter State Park for a missing hiker from Ohio.Park Director Jensen Bissell said park rangers, Maine Warden Service personnel and volunteers began searching Saturday for 41-year-old Michael Hays of Stow, Ohio.
The Maine guys who became online celebrities by creating geysers from Mentos candies and Diet Coke now say they’ve harnessed that power to create a “rocket car”.Fritz Grobe and Stephen Voltz of Buckfield became internet celebrities four years ago with their geyser “experiments”.Now they’ve built a contraption consisting of a utility trailer attached to a modified bicycle.They’re offering a sneak peak of it on their website.A full video directed by Rob Cohen of “The Fast and the Furious” fame debuts Tuesday.The latest invention has been dubbed “The Fizzy and the Furious”.