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Access to Shelby Forest partially restricted as search for missing hunter continues

(WMC-TV) – The Shelby County Sheriff's Office announced Friday that hunters will not be able to access parts of Shelby Forest while the search for a missing man continues.

Rescue crews are searching for Bill Lawrence, a Tipton County sheriff's deputy who was separated from his friends on a hunting trip this past Wednesday.

Friday, officials said hunters will be able to access the south end of Shelby Forest to hunt on Saturday. However, there will be no access allowed between North Road and Pleasant View, and between the Mississippi River and the Bluff.

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