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100 years ago: Hideous beast was plaguing West Glens Fork, KY

By "Jim"

I found this in the Glensfork newletter in the March 15, 1911 News while rummaging about in search of ideas for an upcoming "100 years ago" column:
The folks on the west prong of Glensfork are ill-at-ease on account of a hideous animal that has recently made an appearance in their midst. And it is not a mere will-o' the wisp or make-believe beast either for some of the boys have seen it in daytime, and others have gone after it with their dogs, and say that it easily put them to flight.

Persons who have seen it say it has black hair, a long curling tail and is about as large as an average size dog. We wish it would go away and entertain the people of some other community.

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