Douglas County, Missouri

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Douglas County Missouri (Class A) BFRO

1986

I was staying all night at my friend's house located off of KK Highway in Douglas County, Missouri. This particular friend just lived a couple of miles from my home. She had told me about how she had heard loud, "puppy-like" howling noises, and how she always felt like she was being followed when she went on walks in the woods that surround her home. She smoked, and said that when she was out on these walks she would at times hear something walking behind her, but when she lit her cigarette, the sounds seemed to stop. Well, being fifteen and stupid at the time, I came up with this idea to go find what ever it was. I thought that whatever it was had to be scared of fire, due to her whole cigarette analysis. So, we took some hay from their barn and put it in paper bags. We put the bags on the ends of thick branches that we found to make these so-called "torches". I secured the bag to the branch on one of these torches with my belt. So the adventure began. We headed across their field tow...

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