Sheriff's office has partnered with the grand river dam authority to find a missing man.
This is koam news at six.
61-year-old mark rogers has been missing since december 26th -- and authorities have used a number of methods to find him.
Today authorities began a water search.
Koam's mike mahoney joins us with details.
Mahoney: today, the grand river dam authority assited the mayes and ottawa county sheriff's offices in their search for rogers -- by sending boats to look for him, on grand lake and grand river.
But right now - investigators say there are more questions than answers.
Miamuh oklahoma's mark rogers is a popular member of the community - and employee of the miamuh-news-record -- who went missing in late december.
Because he was last seen in langley, oklahoma, the mayes county sheriff's office has teamed up with the ottawa county sheriff's office, to find the missing man.
"mark rogers, 61-year-old male.
No history of harming himself or anybody else.
He's been battling depression."
On tuesday -- the grand river dam authority assisted in the search by sending two boats to comb grand lake and grand river, in an attempt to find rogers.
"two of their vessels to go down the waterways and thoroughly check them, utilizing sonar and different techniques."
Roger's family has also been assisting investigators.
"we're pressing forward.
We've actually entered him into namus, which is the national missing persons unidentified system.
That's using dna from a bioligical link which is his father."
And while authorities utilize technology to find mark rogers, they're still hopeful a tried and true method of finding a missing person, will come through.
"i think someone..
No, i know someone has seen him at some point because i believe he was on foot."
Mahoney: major howell also adds that right now, foul play is not suspected -- he also says that rogers does not have a history of self