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Sighting reports increase as well
UFOs are back in the news thanksto the alert citizens of the little townsof Stephenville and Dublin, Texas, whoreported seeing a UFO on January 7and 8, 2008.MUFON is also back in the publiceye thanks to the hard work and dedication of MUFON Texas led byMUFON Texas State Director KenCherry. Ken, along with SteveHudgeons—MUFON Texas Chief Investigator—and a team of MUFONTexas field investigators interviewed numerous sighting witnesses and gathered photo and video evidencewhile at the same time juggling manymedia interviews. The internationalmedia frenzy and scheduling of interviews was handled very effi-ciently by Alejandro Rojas, MUFONDirector of Public Education.Please joinme in congratu-lating Ken, Steveand his teamalong withAlejandro for doing a fine job inhelping MUFON become ahousehold name.In additionto over 100 newMUFON members signing up sincethe story broke, MUFON sightingreports tripled to over 600 versus thenormal monthly average of 200.MUFON’s decentralized leader-ship worked exactly as it should haveat the grassroots level. Please help usin making MUFON an even stronger organization by holding public aware-
UFOs in the News, Membership Increases