Attala County, Mississippi

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Attala County Mississippi (Class A) BFRO

1950

When I was a child, I heard my grandfather, a man who quit school at sixteen, tell stories about something that lived in the Burns Rebrake (a swampy area owned by a Mr. Homer Burns). The stories he told went back as far as WWI and included among others, my grandfather and my father. They never got a good look at the thing(my father always attributed it to bootleggers)but my grandfather said whatever it was, it drove lumbermen out of the woods and beat panther hounds so bad that they didn't come home for days. When I was little, I listened to the old people describe the thing and it didn't register in my mind until I got older that it sounded an awful lot like a sasquatch. I've heard there's something in Lousiana, and with all the primitive waterways that cross that two states, I wouldn't be surprised if the two aren't connected. The Burns Booger as they called it has been absent from the area since the sixties when the lumber companies went high tech. This is the same time the last pan...

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Amite County Mississippi (Class A) BFRO

Several incidents in the East Fork Community

Unfourtunately, I have no video or audio, only personnel observation. The first encounter did not involve a sighting. As a young boy, I was out on the front porch with my mother, father, uncle, and gr...

January 1973

Bolivar County Mississippi (Class A) BFRO

Motorist has late night sighting of a light colored creature on rural highway

In 1998, January, I saw a large, light-colored, upright creature 10 miles south of my home in Bolivar County. I was driving north on highway 61 in southern Bolivar County when I saw about 200 yards ah...

January 1998

Clarke County Mississippi (Class B) BFRO

Possible wood knocks heard by a photographer near Quitman

At the time of this occurrence we had been at Clarkco State Park for two nights in a cabin. The previous morning, Wednesday, October 20, 2010, I had walked the length of the cabin road to its dead...

October 2010

Clarke County Mississippi (Class A) BFRO

Motorists have early morning sighting near Enterprise

What was seen was a Hairy Animal on two feet running towards us on a wet rainy night...It was late one night about 3:00am... I was driving from Houston Texas from a job interview, I had been driving a...

June 2004

Hartford County Connecticut (Class A) BFRO

Afternoon sighting by motorist, Wilbur Cross Parkway, approx midway between Berlin and Woodbridge

On Saturday afternoon on August 4, 2018 at approximately 2pm my boyfriend and I were driving from Berlin to Woodbridge about halfway there I was staring out the passenger side window as my boyfriend w...

August 2018

Christian County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Father and son have daylight sighting on Illinois Rt 48 near Taylorville

My dad and I were heading for Taylorville from Morrisonville when we came over a small hill. My dad started to hyperventilate and was starring at something up ahead. I looked back up the road and ...

May 2008

Ascension Parish Louisiana (Class A) BFRO

Early evening sighting by motorist near Sorrento

I was driving home from work and it was about 7 o'clock in the evening. I had my headlights on. I live in Sorrento, La. off of Hwy. 61 (Airline Hwy) About two miles from home (driving west) on 61 I sa...

October 2000

Tangipahoa Parish Louisiana (Class A) BFRO

2 mini-bike riders chased by large bipedal creature

Twice when I was 12 years old I had an encounter. The first time my cousin and I were riding my minibike through a new subdivision just north of the manchac swamp in tangipohoa parish in Louisiana, we...

July 1981

Pasco County Florida (Class A) BFRO

creature seen in an open field by witness.

We were in an open field when we heard the creature first. It made sort of a howling/growling type of noise.We went towards the tree line where the sound came from. It was crouched down slightly and t...

June 1984

Skagit County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Daylight sighting by motorists near the town of Big Lake

I had taken my kids for a drive on Mother's Day, 1980, in the mountains east of Big Lake, WA. As we came around a bend in the dirt road we saw something at a distance crossing the road to head up the ...

May 1980

St. Clair County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Memory told of daylight sighting while riding dirt bike east of Freeburg

My sister recalled a day sighting roughly 5 pm across from our home, in the strip mines. This was roughly 20 years ago. She was riding a small motorcycle down a rock road, she came over the hill to lo...

June 1996

Mason County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Man and wife in car see a sasquatch eating frogs on the road

We were driving at fifty mph and had been dodging frogs that were on the wet sunny highway. While going around a curve in the highway we came within 50' of a Sascquatch that was stooping in the middle...

July 1960