The following is a Newspaper article from January 1967 titled "Mystery Bird Seen Flying Over Avenue"

POINT PLEASANT - It looked like a bird as big as a plane and had legs like a man, the latest Mason Monster sighter reported.

Mrs. Mabel McDaniel of 30th Street, Point Pleasant, said she saw a dark-colored flying creature with an extremely wide wingspan as she was driving on Jackson Avenue at about 5 p.m. Wednesday.

Mrs. McDaniel is the mother of Mrs. Roger Scarberry, one of the original sighters of the bird-like creature popularly known as the "Mason Monster."

A number of hunters have reported seeings owls, larger than normal size, in the Mason County area.

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