Ray Taliaferro

MASSAC COUNTY, IL — Your help is needed finding a missing 79-year-old man.

Deputies are looking for Raphael “Ray” Taliaferro. He was last seen near Mellow Mushroom in Paducah a week ago.

Taliaferro has had a long career as a successful radio journalist. He is in the National Association of Black Journalists Hall of Fame, and the organization’s Ray Taliaferro NABJ Entrepreneurial Spirit Award is named after him.

If you have any information, you are asked to call the Massac County Sheriff’s Department at 618-524-2912