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Monday, December 16, 2019
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...
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...
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 II

The Witch In My Room II

It's been several months since I wrote the story "The witch in my room" back in October, and the story hasn't ended and probably never will. My life can't go back to the way it was because of the evil that has stepped into it. I said last time...
Dancing Lights

Dancing Lights

My father had always told me about these "lights" that dance whenever someone dies. They start in the family graveyard, go up in the field and then back to the graveyard. Only a few people in the family had seen this. On March 23, 1998 my father died. My...
Cursed Property

Cursed Property

I have lived in the country since I was a young, young boy. When I came of age to go out on my own, I bought some property I had my eye on since I was five or six. I worked for an electric company, and decided to buy...
Lady Knocking At The Tent

Lady Knocking At The Tent

It was the night of July 6th. My three friends and I were camping out in the tent in our back yard. We were doing fairly well alone by ourselves until we went out to give the dog a drink of water. When the 4 of us came back...
The Driveway

The Driveway

After a day of indecision and snow squalls, my sister and I decided we would make the 84-odd-mile trek from Williamson, West Virginia to Huntington, West Virginia to arrange our summer schedules at Marshall University. We had planned this trip for weeks. The earlier you get registered, the more insured...
Great Grandfather’s Ball Of Fire

Great Grandfather’s Ball Of Fire

This is a story my dad told me when I was little. It all started when my grandfather was up in age and couldn't take too much aggravation. The grand kids would come over to stay all night. There were two sisters who would fight, they would pull each...
The Flame

The Flame

Back in 1972 they were building the new corridor G. from Chapmanville to Charleston. Me and my boyfriend (husband now of 29 yrs), were out driving on the new section to be paved. We drove about 5 miles of Chapmanville. Our car broke down. It stopped in the middle of...
Warning In A Dream

Warning In A Dream

Back in the spring of 2002 my mother-in-law began to show signs of a terminal illness. She was losing weight and wasn't doing well at all. We tried to get her to go to the hospital but, she was very stubborn and refused. My husband and I talked and...
What Is That Jumping On The Trailer!

What Is That Jumping On The Trailer!

Late one night, just this past August (2005), we had an encounter that scared the whole family. For once, my husband was home to experience it. It was around 11 pm, and I had just gone to bed from watching TV. My husband and the four older kids were still...