October 8, 1978

A glistening oval object was on the ground and a similar oval-shaped object hovered nearby in Barry County. When they flew away a scorched crop circle was left behind. A sheriff’s investigation revealed three smaller circles nearby the first.

This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.

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