Search Continues for Missing Big Spring Man

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

BIG SPRING - Investigators are still sorting through clues after searching a ranch in Howard County on Wednesday.

It all involves the disappearance of Arlum Bynum who went missing from a nighclub nearly 5 years ago.

The land, north of Big Spring, is owned by Horace Atkinson, who is a convicted felon.

It's still unclear how Bynum is connected with Atkinson's property, but Sheriff Dale Walker says the two men knew each other.

Two other people were detained and questioned.

Along with 36-year-old Clay Atkinson, Horace's son.

He ended up getting arrested on federal drug charges.

Clay went before a federal judge in Midland on Wednesday.

He's been charged with conspiracy to distribute methamphetamines.