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Morehead Kentucky Field Investigation

From: Kenny Young <ufo@fuse.net>
Date: Mon, 08 Dec 2003 03:02:36 -0500
Fwd Date: Tue, 09 Dec 2003 09:24:10 -0500
Subject: Morehead Kentucky Field Investigation

Around 3:30 P.M. on Dec. 5th, 2003 we arrived in Morehead,
Kentucky and after photographing the area we stopped to speak
with the resident at 472 Skaggs Rd. (his name is on file). We
had some concern that the NUFORC report originated from a
resident of "472 Skaggs Road" (this location is listed on the
original NUFORC report), but this was not the case as the
resident at 472 did not report anything to NUFORC, reporting the
11/21 situation only to the police department. This gentleman,
who had heard the screams and called the police, recalled that
the situation began -he thought- around 7:00 p.m. on Friday,
Nov. 21 when he heard blood curdling screams coming from the
field behind his house. He told us that the screams consisted of
3 verbal sounds of "Help me, Oh God, somebody help me!" and 1
long nonverbal scream. According to this witness, the duration
of the blood curdling screams lasted about 2-minutes. He said
that within 20 minutes he had called the police. He recalled
that the police, fire and rescue squad searched the field up
until about 10 p.m.. The witness said that he also conducted a
short search. When asked if the screams sounded like someone in
trouble, the witness replied with a worried expression that the
person sounded to be in certain distress. He said that he did
not see a UFO, but did add that the animals in the neighborhood
were behaving wildly. The witness agreed to an over-the-shoulder
photo of him pointing into the field where he heard the screams.

Next we stopped at the home of the first UFO witness, a UK
psychologist. This house is almost one quarter of a mile up a
winding road from our first subject. We arrived at his home at
around 3:55 p.m. and spoke at length to the witness. He
recounted the event for us. He added that during the UFO
sighting, his son tried to use his cell phone but it would not
work. He again said that the search and rescue personnel arrived
in the field 20-minutes after the UFO had departed. The UK
psychologist informed that after the report of this incident
appeared on the internet, he received calls and E-mails from
folks with the University of New Mexico and others (he copied us
on two E-mails). He said that he did read the article online and
said it was largely accurate, except that only 1 of his two sons
had heard the scream. He said that the screams were heard by his
son who was accompanied by a friend. The witness agreed to an
over-the-shoulder photo of him pointing toward the field where
the UFO was sighted.

Our next stop was at Shoney's restaurant near the Interstate 64
exit at Morehead. While there we spoke to a waitress and asked
if anyone there had seen a UFO recently. The waitress was
shocked and told us that about two weeks earlier, she was riding
with her sister when they noticed an unusual yellow light in the
sky. She said they watched and discussed the light for about 30
seconds. When asked to point to the area where she saw the
object, she gestured toward the Skaggs Road vicinity. She also
said that on a Sunday evening, also around 2 weeks ago, she was
kept awake by a helicopter flying repeatedly over her house from
11:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.

At around 5:30 p.m. we went to the home of a volunteer paramedic
with the Fire and Rescue Squad of Morehead. After a chat with
this person, we then drove directly to the Rowan County Fire and
Rescue Squad and at approx. 5:45 p.m. sat down at a folding
table for a brief chat with several Rowan County Fire and Rescue
Squad personnel in the center of the fire house. A few of the
officers present had participated in the search and rescue
operation. They advised that the call about the screaming woman
had been first reported by a resident on 472 Skaggs Rd. on Nov.
21 at 21:45 military time, or 9:45 p.m. E.D.T. They, along with
the Morehead police, responded and found no one. There was no
helicopter involved in the search operation, and they focused on
a pond in the area. They used a thermal imaging device. They
were also asked about the report of a 'baby' seen in the area
and, referring to their logs, said that there was an unusual
report from a female motorist from Indiana on Thanksgiving
morning. The motorist, traveling near Morehead, had called
around 4:00 a.m. to report a 3-year old baby wearing only a
diaper walking near the roadside near Route 60. The motorist did
not stop to help but only continued on, calling from a location
miles away. The police responded but found no baby, and no baby
was reported missing. When asked for any other reports of
unusual interest, we were told that months earlier, persons had
complained of a helicopter or airplane crash in the county when
no wreckage could be found, and a separate report from
Flemingsburg, KY almost 6-months earlier of a woman found in a
field with amnesia. Altogether, we spoke to 5 members of the
Rowan County Rescue Squad and three of these people were
involved in the search. They told us that they had only heard
rumors of the UFO sighting involving a female abduction, and
they suggested the police may know more. One officer referenced
the UK psychologist as the witness to the UFO abducting a woman,
but we explained that this was not his testimony. It appears the
report of a 'baby' does not directly relate to the Nov. 21
incident (Note: The Police Dept. earlier said the search for the
'screaming woman' was on Sunday the 23rd, but when checking the
fire department run sheets, nothing could be found under that

Our final stop at the Silver Road residence of Mrs. Woods, who
also claims to have also seen a UFO on Friday, Nov. 21st. We
arrived at Approx. 6:15 p.m. and Mrs. Woods (name changed, on
file), told us that she and her daughter had been putting up
Christmas lights outside. It was dusk when they were finishing
up. We pressed her on the time and she held to her belief that
it was around 6:30 p.m. when they were finishing up and had
spotted a white light in the vicinity of the field. She
described the light as "zig zagging" around and coming down.
Once behind the trees it looked to be jumping up and down and
reminded her corn popping up. She said that she bent over for a
moment, looked back up and the light was gone. She said that the
animals were going crazy in the neighborhood and that her own
dog had hid under the bed whimpering. She also said that she did
not hear the screams, but when she came back into the house the
phones were ringing and people were calling to see if she and
her daughter were all right. Apparently they had heard about the
screaming woman over police scanners, and thought it might have
been Mrs. Woods and her daughter. She said that after the UFO
sighting, her clocks were not working properly and several had
quit working altogether. She also spoke of nose bleeds since the
UFO sighting, but believes they are a result of her home being
too dry. She was not prompted on these questions and volunteered
them without being lead. We thanked Mrs. Woods for her time and
we left approx. 7:00 p.m.

December 8, 2003

Donnie Blessing, Kenny Young