As Louisianans, it's no shock to us that we have probably the most urban legends of any state in the country. We have so many, that I've lived here my entire life and still stumble across stories I've never heard. Today I came across the legend of "The Grunch" and it's just as strange as it sounds.
The Legend of the Loch Ness Monster dates back to the 1870's. "Nessie was first referred to as a monster in 1933. Skeptics have dismissed sightings as anything from alcohol induced hallucinations to weather anomalies. There are those who believe. A man was walking a dog along the shore of the Loch over the July 4th weekend when he came across some curious remains.
When you decide to forward an email, or 'Share' something on Facebook, or "ReTweet", please verify the validity of the subject matter that you are forwarding/sharing. One picture (and the comments with it saying it was from a local restaurant) circulating on Facebook right now could hurt a business here in Acadiana.
Here's the scene: you are driving home from work, and, just a few hundred yards from your driveway, you notice a construction crew clearing a field. "A new subdivision must be coming up" you think to yourself as you take the kids and the groceries from the car. Then, weeks later, you see this: