For nearly a century, the residents of Gurdon, Arkansas have borne witness to an enigmatic orb, or ball of light, floating near the train tracks. Could it possibly be the spirit of a railroad worker who was decapitated on the railroad tracks, or could it be energy emitted by the abundant quartz crystals beneath the…Read More
Series: Unnatural Acts in the Natural State
Arkansas is well-known for its diamonds, bluegrass, and specific pig-like mascot, as well as a myriad of other things. But, below the surface of quartz, and spinach, Arkansas has produced some of the most perplexing crimes and mysteries the world has ever seen. From a hitchhiking murderer to a supposed sasquatch, Trey Youngdahl shares all of the quietly whispered stories of the Unnatural Acts in the Natural State in this new True-Crime/Horror podcast.
If you knew what was good for you, you wouldn’t be picking up hitchhikers. There have been an estimated 500 hitchhiking murders on the interstate since 1979 (https://wandrlymagazine.com/article/hitchhiking/). Imagine a more safe time though, suppose the 1940’s. Would you consider picking up a hitchhiker then? Well, if you answered yes, then you would’ve been at…Read More