“Pterodactyls” in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas

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Many eyewitnesses have called the flying creatures “pterodactyls,” although the correct name for the large non-bat featherless flyer is “pterosaur.” Let’s examine some of what has been reported on sightings in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. Texarkana, Arkansa, Sighting, About 1982 I received an email from this eyewitness many years ago. We saw the creature for […]

American ghost lights — what are they?

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The Gurdon Light (Arkansas), the Chapel Hill Light (Tennessee), the Cohoke Light (Virginia), the Gonzales Light (Louisiana), the Hornet Light (Missouri)–Each has a legend of a headless ghost with a lantern; other places have similar lights with similar legends. What are these strange lights? Let’s find out with a fictional court interrogation of Mr. Gurdon Light (GL) (but the mystery lights […]

Marfa Lights of Texas

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I recently interviewed a man who observed several strange lights near Marfa, Texas. Driving across the country, two days earlier, Mr. Greene decided to stop at the Marfa observation station, having previously read of the strange lights. He watched the sky for hours, grateful that the flying lights were active that night. [details became available in late 2010, […]