It’s the third Thursday of the month, so this week I’m giving you an update on UFO reports in Alabama from the previous month, courtesy of the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON). A search for UFO reports in Alabama between March 1 and March 31 on MUFON’s website, www.mufon.com, resulted in four reports from within our state during that time.
The first incident took place on Sat., March 4, around 6 p.m. in Loxley, which is in Baldwin County. The witness in that case stepped outside at work and looked to the east when he saw “one or two extremely bright lights.” The witness went on to say that he watched the “strange, bright light” emerge from the distant tree tops, “casting light through an extremely dark cloud.” The light continued to move upwards for three to five minutes before growing brighter and eventually vanishing, the witness said.
The second incident took place around midnight on Thurs., March 9, in Abbeville, which is in Henry County, near the Georgia state line. The witness in this case declined to explain what he’d seen. He did say that prior to whatever happened to him, he didn’t believe in UFOs, but now other members of his household had observed similar events.
The third incident took place around 5:15 p.m. on Tues., March 28, in Madison, which is in Madison County, near the Tennessee state line. The witness in this case said his wife was walking out of a grocery store toward her car when she saw another woman looking up at the sky. The other woman asked the man’s wife, “What are those?”
When the wife looked up, she saw several objects in the sky, which she described as “white orbs.” The objects “shook” slightly and moved very slowly in the sky, but not as a unit, she said. The wife could tell that the objects were very high up in the sky, but she wasn’t sure of their exact altitude.
The wife called her husband, who’d just gotten home, and, “sounding excited,” told him to come to the store to see the objects for himself. By the time he arrived, the objects were gone, but he was able to see what the two women had seen thanks to pictures they’d taken with their phones.
The husband included seven photos with his report, and the clearest of these photos shows what looks like seven or eight white ball-shaped objects in the clear blue sky. The objects, which are difficult to see in the photo, appear to be loosely grouped together, but in no discernable pattern. To me, they almost looked like large stars that were, for some reason, visible during the daylight hours.
The fourth and final report for March is the most unusual of them all. This incident took place on Thurs., March 30, off Highway 138, between Boligee and Eutaw in Greene County. The witness in this case said that on the morning of March 30, a cattle farmer discovered that 26 of his cows had mysteriously died. In an effort to determine what killed the cows, the farmer had one of the dead cows sent to Auburn University for examination.
The witness went on to say that other farmers in the area reported hearing a “humming sound all night” that caused dogs to bark throughout the night and caused neighborhood cats to act “weird.” Also, on the night of March 29, other cattle farmers reported that their cows were “strangely bellowing all night with the dogs barking.” The witness also noted that horses in an open-ended barn wouldn’t come out of the barn to feed in the pasture.
Before closing out this week, I just want to put it out there again that I would be very interested to hear from anyone who have witnessed a UFO, especially in Conecuh County. I think a lot of other people would be interested in hearing your story too, and I’m willing to accept your report anonymously. You can contact me by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 578-1492.