Search Continues for Hooks Couple Missing at Red River in New Boston


Search & Rescue personnel along with multiple agencies continue looking for Robert Eaglin, 53, and Michelle Cullom, 50 of Hooks Texas were reported missing on January 1. They were last seen by a duck hunter that took them to the Texas side of the Red River by boat on December 30. The couple’s ATV was found mostly submerged along the Texas side of the river.

The couple was last known to be riding an ATV at the Highway 8 Bridge in New Boston. Last Friday the couple’s vehicle was discovered along the river bank with just the handlebars above water.

The search began with authorities in Little River County Arkansas, but when learning of the couple’s ride to the Texas side of the river on Wednesday, Bowie County Authorities joined the search along with other agencies, and volunteers. Eaglin’s four-wheeler was discovered mostly submerged. The search is expected to continue today and into the weekend.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Little River County Sheriff’s Office at 870.898.5115.


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