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Thursday, August 18, 2022
Dad’s Token

Dad’s Token

Around 1947 my father and mother built a two story frame house in the hollow of Grant County, known as Iman Hollow. Back then there was no electric running to the house, until several years later. Kerosene lamps, candles, and flashlights were the source of light after darkness fell. I...
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...
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...
The Vision

The Vision

All her life my grandma seemed to have the gift, if you would like to call it that, to see events, which had not yet occurred, either through dreams, visions or a feeling she would get about something. In February of 1948 my grandfather was working as a contract lineman...
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...
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...
The Devil’s Visit

The Devil’s Visit

I used to be a very religious person and attended church regularly. I had just gotten married, about two months previously, when a lot of things went wrong in my life and one day, I just gave up and quit going. My husband went to work real early in the...
The Beast In The Grave Yard

The Beast In The Grave Yard

First off I would like to say that this story is true and that I wouldn't waste my time putting it on here if it were not. This encounter took place at Pumpkin Ridge in Clay County, which is in Procious. Me and a few of my friends were...
The

The

Recently, a friend of mine came in to visit from out-of-state. We were surfing the net trying to find some fun things to do around here when we came upon this site. Since neither of us really had any stories of our own to tell, we decided to go...
Strange Coincidence

Strange Coincidence

My roommate, another friend, and I had a strange encounter about two years ago that recently came together for me about a week ago. I'm not exactly a skeptic when it comes to Ouija boards and had experimented a few times before, but after that night and a conversation...
Seventh Son

Seventh Son

This is a short, second hand account about my grandfather. The way I was told is that my grandfather, Benjamin Green had healing powers. He was the seventh son of the seventh son, and in the bible, it's said that these individuals can say a certain verse out of...
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...