Claudine was the Wesson's prize winning laying hen. She had won the blue ribbon five years running at the state fair. Over the years she had become a bit cocky. If you visited the Wesson's farm, you were sure to see Claudine strutting around ruling the roost. Then one night Claudine up and disappeared. The Wesson's wasted no time in setting up a search party. The 4H club offered a handsome reward. Some townsfolk suspected Clem, the Wesson's rooster who had suddenly taken charge in the chicken coop. A few days after Claudine's disappearance there was a break in the case. A neighbor found Claudine across the street from the Wesson's farm, lifeless. Folks around those parts say if you visit the Wesson's farm, on the anniversary of Claudine's disappearance you might just see her ghost crossing the street. For the town's folk, this mystery has remained unsolved, to this day they are still asking "Why did the chicken cross the road?".