“She was standing there, barking and looking back at me,” Jones said.
Jones ran back into her home, grabbed a flashlight and cellphone and ran into the woods.
There, in the brush she spotted 89-year-old Carmen Mitchell, lying on the ground.
“She was covered in mud and she was barefoot,” Jones said.
The woman suffered slightly from hypothermia, said Blair, but other than that appeared to be OK.
Jones said Friday morning she wanted the story about her dog to get out because it seemed the media had paid too much attention to the police helicopter that was used.
“Pit bulls never get any recognition for doing something good,” she said. “Here’s a chance to say something good about a pit bull.”