Lawrence County, Missouri

Near Mt. Vernon

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Lawrence County Missouri (Class A) BFRO

September 1977

It was in 1977 and it was late summer or early fall. I was about 6 or 7 years old and my younger sister and I were looking out our living room window and saw a big hairy ape-like creature walking upright. It walked across our yard and into the woods. It looked like it came across the road from the angle it was walking but we didn't see it cross. We didn't see until it was almost to the side of the house, it was only about 100 feet away from us and we got a good look at it. I still live in the same house where this happened. It was dusk but still bright enough outside to see well. It looked right at us and of course it scared us at the time. We told our mom but she didn't believe us, but to calm us she told us to hide in the bathroom. So we did. It's hair was a dark redish brown but the red tint could of been from the sun going down. It was about 6'6" or so, tall, stocky, broad shouldered, hairy, and naked. It was not human, it had way too much hair for that. Most people in the area...

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Lawrence County Missouri (Class A) BFRO

Fisherman has daytime sighting west of Mt. Vernon

When I saw it I was fishing on Spring River on SR V Highway due west of Mt. Vernon past Baptist Hill Assembly. It was in July 1997 I had been fishing near the bridge over Spring River and decided to m...

July 1997

Lawrence County Missouri (Class B) BFRO

Motorist recalls possible early morning sighting north of Mt. Vernon

After reading the FAQ section, I have finally decided to tell someone of my "sighting". I am not saying for sure it was a bigfoot, but after reading the article you posted about the young bigfoot caug...

November 1991

Lawrence County Missouri (Class B) BFRO

Memory told of seeing an unknown creature climbing a tree while driving between Marionville and Aurora

I am 70 years old and have only started to tell a few people ...They either say I am lying or don't know what I saw...they just laugh..I used to drive truck and have seen lots of wild life..I have bee...

September 1997

Fayette County Pennsylvania (Class A) BFRO

Motorist sees 8ft creature in road

IT HAPPENED NEAR MASONTOWN,PA IN 1999.I WAS COMING HOME ON THIS LONG ROAD THAT WAS DIRECTLY IN THE WOODS,TREES ALL AROUND.I STOPPED THE CAR BECAUSE I HAD TO URINATE.I GOT OUT OF MY CAR AND I SEEN SOME...

September 1999

Manitoba Canada (Class A) BFRO

Creature took amazing strides with arms swinging.

I was the driver of the vehicle and my cousin was the passenger. I was driving down highway #6 just nearing the bridge named "North Three Rivers Creek Bridge", when all of a sudden what I thought was ...

July 1998

Stewart County Georgia (Class A) BFRO

Two campers report seeing tall creature at Rood Park campground and boat landing by the Chattahoochee River, just south of Florence Marina

Initial report received as the associated media article linked below. Preliminary investigation by the BFRO: I talked to the reporter and called the BP Quick Stop and spoke with one of the wome...

August 2000

Madison County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Two teens have daylight sighting near Alton

It happened like this. Myself and a friend were out on the edge of the woods. We had decided that we would build a blind for hunting squirrels. On the way in we spotted a dead tree. We both tried to p...

July 2004

Perry County Ohio (Class A) BFRO

A family witness's a hairy humanlike face in the cars headlights while pulled off the side of the road

My family and I were on our way back from Chauncey, Ohio visiting a friend. We were on Route 13 just about four miles south of Moxahala, Ohio. I had to go to the bathroom real bad so I pulled off a ac...

May 2003

Tipton County Tennessee (Class A) BFRO

Sighting by three hunters just outside of Covington, in area referred to by locals as "Pilljerk"

Me and three of my friends were coon hunting. We were sitting around waiting on the dogs to strike and we heard something rustling in the leaves behind us. It was a bright night out and we were right ...

December 1994

Knox County Maine (Class A) BFRO

Man sees large, bipedal animal walking across blueberry field

I took a wrong rode that ended up as a dead end in a blueberry. As I was sitting in my car trying to decide the best way to turn around without getting my car stuck.(it was raining and the dirt road e...

May 1978

Jackson County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Bus driver has afternoon sighting on U.S. 51 north of De Soto

While driving my work van just as I was coming over the top of the hill (over pass) a tall dark figure passed in the tree line. It was walking too tall for a human. It was maybe 7 to 8 foot range beca...

November 2015