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The Legend Of The Screaming Thing

The Legend Of The Screaming Thing

This story was told to me by my mother, and was also told to me by my best friend's mother. There are a lot of witnesses to this story, and most of them grew up on Paddle Creek. Some people believe Paddle Creek to be haunted. At night you...
Witch Mountain

Witch Mountain

Ok, I do not believe in ghosts, or the dead coming back from the grave. Most people enjoy a good ghost story, but what happened to me cannot be explained. This is a real true story. I was about 18 at the time, I moved out of my parent's...
Bruceton Legend

Bruceton Legend

This happened to me and a friend in 2010. We were in the 7th grade and talked a lot after school on the phone. Well, we were talking one night and she told me that another house had burnt down in Bruceton. Ok, usually that's not a ghost thing,...
The Cat And The Witch

The Cat And The Witch

A story has been passed down in my mother's family. They were Clines. Many years back, there was a bear hunter in McDowell County over around Long Pole or Isaban. A woman paid the bear hunter to kill the bear and bring her the hide for a rug for...
Frightful Events

Frightful Events

This event happened when I was about 10 years old, in 1950. We lived in an old log house set halfway up a hill in the middle of a pasture field.  There were no houses within a half mile of us. A barbed wire fence completely surrounded the house...
The Moaning

The Moaning

A friend of mine's brother bought a house in the Albright area about a year ago. My friend also moved into his brother's house as care taker. I visited him there in June of 2010 for a week. The first night I stayed in the house, I felt a...
Aunt Kate

Aunt Kate

My Grandmother told this story to me. According to her when she was a child, an old woman lived next door to her and her family in the small coal town of Nolan. My Grandmother stated that many strange things happened in and around the old woman's home. On...
Mom’s Last Call

Mom’s Last Call

In 1983, I was living and working for a large nuclear power plant in southern California. I had just returned to work from having an emergency surgery. It was about ten minutes until quitting time, when an employee came through my workstation and I had to search him before...
The Witch In My Room

The Witch In My Room

My father had brought this house from my Aunt Valley who had died. She had died in my room and I had no problems with that. If things started happening I knew I would be safe, because she was a very kind lady. Well nothing actually happened til I was...
My Mother’s Visit

My Mother’s Visit

I do not consider my dream to be anything out of the normal, but you can be your own judge on it. All I know is that a dream saved my sanity. My mother suffered terribly and died of cancer when she was 45 years old and I was 26....
Oliver’s Halo

Oliver’s Halo

In the late 1940's and early 1950's, I attended the Garfield School in Parkersburg, West Virginia. One of my classmates was a big boy named Oliver. He was a very quiet boy. I remember every time I saw him enter or leave the classroom, there was a circle of...
Witch Plot

Witch Plot

On February 16, 2002, my girl friend and I were in front of the Pax Cemetery. It was almost dark, I looked through my driver's side window, and something told me to get out. I did not hear any thing I just could not resist. Then I happened to...