by: Cortlynn Stark, Ozarks First

A Newton County man hasn’t been seen in a week, according to the Newton County Sheriff’s Office.

The sheriff’s office says Doug Shaddox, 65, was last seen Jan. 18 near a family member’s house near Stringtown wearing a light blue jacket and black pants.

Shaddox is 6-foot-1 and weighs around 190 pounds. He has shaggy white hair and a white beard, according to a news release from the Newton County Sheriff’s Office.

It’s possible he was experiencing a medical emergency when he was last seen. His vehicle was at Shaddox’s home.

If you have any information, contact the Newton County Sheriff’s Office at 870-446-5124.