News about missing hiker Ken Knight has now hit the Associated Press. Google also has a few news links :Ken Knight Google News search. Also, Ken Knight Twitter search.
Here's the original emergency alert at BackpackingLight.com: KEN KNIGHT MISSING ON APPALACHIAN TRAIL IN VA
Please forward this on to friends, colleagues and coworkers. The more people that know about the search the better. Anyone with information should contact the Amherst County Police 434-946-9300.