Wednesday, 19 December 2012

UFO News Article: 
“Police Watch UFO in Cairo, Illinois, Area”,
21 January 1967 (St. Joseph News-Press, Missouri)

The article reports on two Cairo, Illinois UFO incidents (19 and 
20 January 1967) that were experienced by police officers:

Quote from the article:
“Some residents of Poplar Bluff, Mo., 80 miles west of Cairo, reported Thursday night spotting an unidentified flying object. Authorities said the descriptions given by all those reported to have seen the object were identical.

Cairo patrolmen Gene Smith and Carl Jones said they saw the object, described as having red and white lights, Thursday night and were among a group of officers who watched an identical phenomenon Friday night.”

Cairo, Illinois” (

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UFO News Article:
“Ozarks group investigating possible UFO landing site’ ”,
12 April 1973 (St. Joseph Gazette, Missouri)

The UFO incident occurred in Piedmont, Missouri on the night of 
6 April 1973, the St. Joseph Gazette reports:

Quote from the article:
“Keeney (Dennis Keeney, the engineer for radio station KPWB in Piedmontsaid seven persons, including Sheriff Gene Beardon, saw the saucer-shaped object last Friday night. Residents began reporting mysterious celestial objects a few weeks ago.”

I posted earlier about the 1973 Piedmont area UFO sightings:

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Satellite photo of Piedmont, Missouri (
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