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Sunday, July 21, 2019
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 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...
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...
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...
Area Witch

Area Witch

You may not believe this story but to tell you the truth I really don't care if you do or don't. Anyways, Myself and a few of my friends were walking in the woods directly beside their house. They were going to show me an old tree house that...
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

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...
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 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...
Bobby’s Guardian Angel

Bobby’s Guardian Angel

In my other submissions to this site, I have mentioned West Virginian spirits or "ghosts" that seem to follow me around the country. This, too, is one of those instances. In 1989, my daughter was on her way to the hospital to deliver a baby boy, in hard labor. It...
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...