Trick or treat hours will find temps dropping through the 30s with gusty winds and some rain and snow filling the air. Wraparound band of snow moves in Friday night into Saturday morning across central and eastern Kentucky. That's the one that could drop some light accumulations on grassy areas and elevated surfaces.
LINCOLN COUNTY, Ky. - A day of hunting turkey took a bizarre turn for a central Kentucky man when he ended up being attacked by a wild animal.
Bud Griffith says this was his first time turkey hunting. He didn't bag a bird, but he did bring a wild animal home. But the animal actually started out hunting Griffith.
"I called my wife and said 'honey you're not going to believe this, I've just been attacked by a little bobcat,'" said Griffith.
Last Saturday, Griffith was hunting turkeys on his farm in Lincoln County. He set up some decoys and then sat down against a tree. It was when he began using a turkey call that he was attacked from behind.
"Jumped up on my left shoulder and hit me right across the face. It scared me so bad at first. I thought it was a coyote," Griffith said.
Griffith says once he lifted his arms, the animal took off.
"(I) took a shot out of instinct. I don't know how it happened."
Once he ran to the animal, he realized it wasn't a coyote, but a 25 pound bobcat. Griffith called the game warden. And because it's not bobcat season, the game warden wrote him a tag for his unlikely kill.
"I told him that this was a story that never happens. This was a story that my grand-kids, grand kids is going to be able to tell."
Griffith says he's taking the cat to a taxidermist Friday night. He plans to display it in his home.