Drowning reported at Lake Cypress Springs

Franklin County Sheriff’s Officers recovered the body of Barry Wayne Rancifer of Little Rock, Ark. from Lake Cypress Springs around 4 p.m. on Wednesday, June 3.

The FCSO had received a call around 9 p.m. the previous evening of suspicious activity in the 300 block of Park Road.Deputies located a vehicle, clothing and a wallet belonging to Mr. Rancifer that evening. They searched the area into the early morning hours, but could not locate him. For the rest of this story and other incidents handled by law enforcement last week, see the June 11 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.