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Friday, August 23, 2019
The Wayward Spirit

The Wayward Spirit

When my Grandma Belle was a very young girl, her father Leander was a deeply-religious-man, many in the town of Ripley, West Virginia looked to him for spiritual leadership. An example of such is the nature of this story. A local family was experiencing "visits" from a spiritual entity that...
Dad’s House

Dad’s House

About a year after my parent's got divorced my dad Thomas Bolinger ll "Tom Bolinger" was renting a house near the town bank. One night my mom had my sister and me staying there for the weekend. The last night we were staying there something very disturbing happened. The only...
Triangular UFO Seen Over Head

Triangular UFO Seen Over Head

My five kids and I were arriving home from a 4-H meeting in November of 2004. It was around 9:00 pm. I got out of the van, and noticed our dogs, Puff and Big Dog barking like mad. Puff was looking up at the sky standing in the driveway....
Warming Walk Home

Warming Walk Home

I have lived in Beards Fork all of my life. It is the type of community where you know everyone and can pretty much trust them. A close friend of mine lives just a little way down the road, so I would often just walk to her house, even...
Morgan House

Morgan House

My grandpa Chester Morgan was murdered three years before I was born. He lived in a house that was not the best looking. After he died, everyone who would drive by or walk by at night swore they could hear gunshots and screaming. Once a woman thought, she even...
The House That Never Was

The House That Never Was

My husband went to college at Glenville State and we both ran the Conrad Motel. Since you had to be there 24-7, it was very stressful so some of our friends would come over and give us a few hours to our self and we would usually go for...
Warlock’s Grave

Warlock’s Grave

This is just a creepy place, nothing really happened to me, but to my friend. First, I'll tell you what happened to her, she was driving home from Clarksburg one night, and decided to take Stewarts Run Road, which leads into Barbour Co. She was traveling along when she...
Night Visitor

Night Visitor

After fighting in World War II, my father returned to his family's farm located just outside the town of Richwood in Nicholas County, near the Monongahela National Forest. What he encountered one night on the isolated farm terrified him more than anything he had witnessed when liberating prison camps...
Man In The Shadow

Man In The Shadow

When I was about 17 years old, my dad bought me a 4-wheeler and he forbid me to go into the woods with it. So being the curious teen that I was I just had to go and check it out. Just as I got out of the point...
Wayne Town – Fort Gay

Wayne Town – Fort Gay

This incident occurred just north of the town of Fort Gay, on top of a wooded hill approximately 1/4 mile north on Hewlett Branch Rd. from where it connects with the Big Sandy River Rd. about 4 miles west of Rt. 152 (better known as the Tolsia Highway). There...
Possible Civil War Spirit

Possible Civil War Spirit

My wife and I were witnesses to a specter on the side of the road about two and a half weeks ago. It was 4:30 am on a country rural road outside Charles Town. This area, by the way, had vast amounts of Civil War activity. The white cloudy...
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...