Trenton Times, September 23, 1885. Used to be the woods and plains were thick with these half-Tarzan, half-Kasper Hauser types. Though the ability to clear a 7-foot stump in a single bound surely puts this young woman near the top of her class.
Cattle mutilation: always a sign that something spooky is afoot.
To sum up: A) No one local knows anything about her. B) Local doubters of her existence have been silenced by outside confirmation. Seems pretty straightforward.
Anyway, it’s a pity if she never got together with this guy.
Postscript: Could Catahoula be a local variant spelling of Cthulhu? Just a thought.