Case File Information
Date of Event / Case File: 05/01/1972
Date of Sighting: May, 1972 (Exact Date Unknown)
Time of Sighting: About 7 PM CDT
Date Sighting Reported: April 23, 2007
Location of Sighting: Cotton Valley, Louisiana (Northwest Louisiana)
Latitude: 32.81 Degrees North
Longitude: 93.42 Degrees West
Number of Witnesses: Three
Number of Witnesses Interviewed: One
Weather: Not Known
Description (In Witness’s Own Words): In May of 1972, at 7 PM in the city of Cotton Valley Louisiana, 2 of my children and I were at home and we were sitting my uncle’s little dog. At 7 PM each evening, we would let the dog out and watch him. We always liked to be in before dark for there were wild animals “Cats” around. My children and I went out to watch the dog when I heard one of my children yell look Mom, Lights!!!! I looked to where they were pointing and it was to the the east and there were the brightest lights I think I have ever seen.
They were pulsating and there were four colors which blinked on and off. They were red, blue, green and almost golden yellow and I noticed they changed colors as they blinked and I remember we were watching this round shaped object and then it was directly over us and I remember looking up and feeling the heat.
I remember thinking a wheel within a wheel! I looked up into something I cannot explain! I remember thinking how beautiful! How peaceful! I remember my children were standing one on each side of me and I hugging them. Then! It was like being awakened! I told my children to come on and go inside. I remember thinking it sure did get dark quick! When we got back inside the house I looked at the clock and it was 9 PM!!! I know we went out at 7 PM and what happened to the 2 hours? It was 9 PM!!!
It haunts me until this day where did the 2 hours go? What happened to us within that 2 hours we don’t remember? What was this round object that appeared to be a wheel inside a wheel? Where did it come from? Why can’t we remember what happened within the 2 hours? Until this day we do not talk of this incident. It is as if we aren’t supposed to. I cannot explain this. At times I relive it. I am 64 years old now and I suppose this is the strangest thing that has ever happened to me.
Investigator’s Notes: The witness is accurately recounting a frightening incident and an experience of missing time. Other than the exact date the witness seems to recall considerable details of her experience. It would be good to talk to the witness’s children about the incident. Any updates will be posted.