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Saturday, April 20, 2019
The Nightly Visitor

The Nightly Visitor

I was born in Huntington, West Virginia and grew up in an old wooden two-story house on Auburn road, located in the Westmoreland district. My family bought that house back in 1928. They had moved there from another house on Auburn road, one that was located less than a...
A Searching Soul

A Searching Soul

My grandmother lives in Terra Alta WV. It is a very small town where everyone knows everyone. She lives on top of a hill that somewhat overlooks the town, on the same road my Great Aunt has a house there and so does my great grandmother. My grandmother is...
Headless Babysitter

Headless Babysitter

My mother, like many other West Virginians, was raised in a small two-bedroom coal camp house during the depression. It was located in Long Branch, WV. I know many readers will be able to picture this from their own childhood homes. My mother slept in the back bedroom, which...
Seneca Resort Area

Seneca Resort Area

I was traveling early one morning in January, in snowy conditions, when I spotted a large, upright, dark-colored creature just off Rt.55. Very tall, fuzzy looking, with primate features, similar to an ape. The creature stepped into the road, causing me to swerve to avoid colliding with the beast....
Cigar Shaped

Cigar Shaped

I do not see much odd stuff, nothing in nearly 35 or so years of memory, but I did see something that I do not tell many about. I saw it in the sky, in late August of 1999. I saw this in Parkersburg WV. It was huge! Some...
Strange Happenings In Panther

Strange Happenings In Panther

My name is Amanda and I'm 15 years old. I live in Panther, WV and within the past 3 years a lot of strange things have been happening to me and my family. In the 80's my cousins used to play with Ouija boards and things of that nature...
Lost Encounters with the Chocolate Loving Ghost

Lost Encounters with the Chocolate Loving Ghost

It was October 31, 2001; Alley my 4yr old was dressed as a cat. Destiny Rose, my 2yr old was dressed as a pink Devil, or Debil as she said. Austin, Melanie's 3yr old boy was Scooby Doo. That night all three kids got enough candy for an Army. I...
Grandma’s House

Grandma’s House

Arguments between married couples have always taken place and usually end in the same manner: with the wife going home to mother. That is how my first adventure into the realm of the supernatural began. I was probably four or five years old, my younger brother being three or...
The Creek Beds

The Creek Beds

One night three of my friends and I went seeking adventure in some creek beds in South Charleston. The friends I went with had told numerous stories involving one particular section of woodland in the area, all of which involved sightings of similar creatures. We arrived at the area, which...
Amateur Hunters Find What They Are Looking For!

Amateur Hunters Find What They Are Looking For!

My brother Matt, younger cousin Travis, and I have become somewhat of amateur ghost hunters. It all started after a normal Friday of drinking beer and playing with an Ouija we had just purchased. Travis had just received a JVC digital camcorder and we decided to start filming the...
Cole Mountain Light

Cole Mountain Light

The orange and red light that has been seen on the slopes of Cole Mountain have mystified the local residents for well over 100 years... what secrets lay behind the origins of this southern "spook light"? Outside of Moorefield, West Virginia stands Cole Mountain, an offshoot of the Appalachians and...
The Haunted Hunting Trip

The Haunted Hunting Trip

This story was told to me by my father several years ago.In the early 1950's, my father and uncle had decided to go deer hunting and arranged to spend the night at a co - workers farmhouse, so that they could get an early start the next day. Arriving...