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Sunday, December 16, 2018
Girl On The Step

Girl On The Step

I was staying in the up-stairs of my present house. We had all heard noises and such before but our house is really old and we figured it was the house settling. It all started when my mom had a bothersome dream that she could not explain. Her dream was...
Sliding Glass Door

Sliding Glass Door

It happened on a dark, crisp, Fall Friday night in Morgantown, West Virginia. It was raining outside, it had been for most of the day. My girlfriend and I had settled in to watch a movie and enjoy some time to ourselves. All my roommates had gone for the...
Hunting Encounter

Hunting Encounter

One day during Buck season in 1995, I was hunting with my cousin just outside of the small town of Valley Head, WV. It was around noon and we decided to split up and go opposite ways. We both pretty much knew our way around the area where as...
The Cabin Orb

The Cabin Orb

I was visiting my great aunt around 2 years ago in Huntington. My now passed grandfather's childhood home sits at the top of the hill behind her house. I went to take pictures of the old cabin with my aunt's camera. I was standing at the bottom of the...
Stalked By Wild Animal

Stalked By Wild Animal

This story is a vivid recollection from my childhood, growing up in rural Pocahontas County. The encounter took place about 12 miles north of Neola, in the southern end of the county. It was late spring or early summer of 1979, my mother, two brothers, and I were returning home...
Banshee

Banshee

One evening as I was reading, I started to hear a faint wailing noise. I did not pay much attention to it until it got louder. I asked my son if he could hear anything but he said no. Thinking I had a headache I took some aspirin but...
White Thing of Ragland

White Thing of Ragland

For a very long time people have told me about the "White Thing" of Ragland, WV, a small community outside of Delbarton, WV in Mingo county. Several trusted friends of mine have told of their encounters with the thing. One friend said it could run faster than anything he'd ever...
Chicken

Chicken

I was a young boy about 12 back in the Summer of 70'. I had three best friends, Davies, Harold, and Frank. It was on Saturday and my friends and I use to sneak into my Uncle Leon's backyard to watch the neighborhood Chicken fight. This particular night at Mingo...
Cold Chills and First Impressions

Cold Chills and First Impressions

About 10 years ago, I started building a new house a few miles outside of Farmington. This house sits off the beaten path in the woods by itself. During the construction of the house, I witnessed some events that happened that at the time I didn't want to believe...
4th of July Ghost

4th of July Ghost

The Summer of 1980, I was sixteen and was visiting my family in West Virginia. My mom and my sister stayed with her parents for the summer while my dad was away at work. I grew up in Pennsylvania but we visited WV a lot. As the 4th of July...
John Morgan’s Victim

John Morgan’s Victim

This event took place about 23 years ago, when I was 11 years old. I lived on Grasslick Road where I just learned about the murders that took place there. I knew nothing of these events as a child. I was alone at the house and had gone out to...
Family Visits

Family Visits

The 29th Street area in Wheeling was at one time nicknamed Germantown due to its high number of people with a Germanic descent. My family is from this area. All the way from the Ohio River out the pike, one can walk down 29th Street and hear stories of...