THE SEARCH FOR EBBY: ‘I JUST WANT HER BACK’: Parents, friends hold out hope for missing teen | ArkansasOnline

Police showed Laurie Jernigan the muddy, pink Nike tennis shoe, taken from a young woman’s severed leg found in the Arkansas River.

“Does this look like your daughter’s shoe?”

It did.

But it wasn’t Ebby’s.

It’s never Ebby.

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AR – Vigil held for missing teen | KATV

LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — A prayer vigil was held Sunday afternoon in Little Rock in honor of a missing Central High student.

Residents gathered at Chalamont Park to hear Ebby Steppach’s story and to show her family support.

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AR – Police to search park area for missing teen Ebby Steppach | KATV

LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — Little Rock police say they plan to search the area around a local park Tuesday for a teenager who has been missing for more than a year.

Detectives from LRPD’s Major Crimes Division, along with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, will search the Chalamont Park area Tuesday morning starting at 9 a.m. for Ebby Steppach.

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AR – LR Family Desperate for Clues in Missing Daughter’s Case |

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – It has been exactly one year since a Little Rock family last saw their 18-year-old daughter, but with a fresh set of eyes on the investigation, the family still holds a steadfast hope in finding her.

“You know when you fight long enough, something gives,” Ebby Steppach’s mother Laurie Jernigan said.

Central High School Student Ebby Steppach went missing on October 24, 2015 after coming to the Chalmont Subdivision.

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MA – Woman reported missing in Duxbury | WCVB

DUXBURY, Mass. —The Duxbury Police Department is looking for a woman who hasn’t been seen since Friday.

Donna Plunkett, 47, was last seen around 7 p.m. driving a gray Volkswagen Passat with plate number 1GH371.

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Police search for missing northern Kentucky couple | Fox 59

SPRINGFIELD, KY – Kentucky State Police are asking for the public’s help with locating a couple missing from northern Kentucky.

Police say Robert Jones, 38, and Crystal Warner, 35, were last seen leaving a home in Springfield, Kentucky on Sunday, July 3 around 7 p.m.

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WI – Community searches for missing Racine woman | WISN

RACINE, Wis. —Family and friends are searching for a missing Racine woman.

Jill Hawkins, 40, was last seen Monday and was said to be heading to Milwaukee to visit her sick mother, but her husband said she was recently depressed.

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SC – Deputies: Missing Man Last Seen at Mother’s Home |

Newberry County, SC (WLTX) Deputies are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing person who was last spotted at his mother’s home on SC Highway 391 in Prosperity.

Deputies say 35-year-old Nathan Barnes was last seen on Friday, May 13 at 8 a.m. driving a smoke grey 2012 Volkswagen Passat. The tags on the South Carolina vehicle read tag MEN696.

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NE – Missing man sought | WOWT

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) – A family is asking for help in finding a man missing since last Saturday.

Antonio Garcia texted his roommate early Saturday morning saying he was on his way from the area of 39th and Harrison, but never arrived.

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Ark. mom fears missing teen could be victim of sex trafficking |

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) — It’s been five months since a Little Rock teen disappeared.

Since October 24, no one has seen or heard from 18-year-old Central High student Ebby Steppach.

Thursday, March marks her 19th birthday. Ahead of a candlelight vigil that night, THV11’s Laura Monteverdi sat down with her mother, who refuses to label her daughter as a runaway.

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