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Saturday, May 18, 2019
Flashing Lights

Flashing Lights

Around 8:00 on December 5, 2008, I was sitting at my bedroom window when all of a sudden, flashing lights suddenly appeared on the ground in front of our house. There was no sound at all. It made its way across the yard and I had my husband come...
Weird UFO?

Weird UFO?

One night my mom and I were on our way to my grandparent's house. On the way, mom saw something in the sky and asked me what it was. I looked up and there was a weird shape in the air, like a cone. So my mom stopped the...
Braxton County Green Monster

Braxton County Green Monster

On September 12, 1952, just before dark four boys were playing football on the playground at Flatwoods School. These were local boys and they often played at the school in the evenings. Today would be special because what was seen this evening would cause people to talk for many...
Calhoun

Calhoun

"It was making maneuvers over the two Sycamores, going up and down, end over end, right to left...very rapidly. It was cigar-shaped, rounded on each end," recalled 92-year-old Bernard McDonald of Mt. Zion. McDonald, a former Calhoun teacher and farmer was 43 when the sighting occurred, and is still...
One Night In McDowell

One Night In McDowell

When I was 12 years old I used to watch television at my grandmother's house every night. This was back when satellite dishes weren't as popular as today, so not many people owned them. One night in early August I was returning home with my dog when all of...
The UFO that Vanished

The UFO that Vanished

I was 13 or 14 years old it was I my friends Mike Wayne and my brother Jamie, and Mike's little brother Anthony. We were all going to "brave the elements" and camp out, in Mike's front yard. Wayne and Jamie went to the store to get the normal...
Turnpike UFO

Turnpike UFO

Until my retirement I was a Sergeant on patrol on the WV Turnpike now I77 and I64 between Charleston and Beckley. Many stories circulated about strange sights and happenings along this highway. In the many years I patrolled this area I never saw anything strange except for one twenty second...
Trooper Sees Strange Lights In Sky

Trooper Sees Strange Lights In Sky

A state police trooper in Raleigh County thought he was responding to a prank call early Thursday when he received a report of strange lights in the sky near the WV Turnpike. But Trooper John Ferda of the Beckley detachment discovered when he reached the scene in the Sand...
Triangle Of Lights

Triangle Of Lights

Recently my boyfriend and I were headed home from Kenna to Fairplain on Rt. 21, south of Ripley. We noticed a line of cars sitting almost still when we arrived to the turn off to our road. Wondering what the commotion was, I looked to the sky and immediately...
Early Morning School Bus Stop Scare 2

Early Morning School Bus Stop Scare 2

It was 6:50 am on January 13, 2006. Friday the 13th. It was unusually warm for a January morning. My kids, as usual went out the door to catch the school bus at the top of the driveway. I always keep a watch out the living room window until they...
UFO In Flatwoods

UFO In Flatwoods

I was headed up north to visit family when I found myself driving on Rt. 79 N and I was just passing the strip mall when something caught my eye. It was a circular shaped object with 3 bright lights and was hovering over a little knoll at Flatwoods....
Strange Lights over Eckman Page

Strange Lights over Eckman Page

I've worked as a security guard for six years,and worked on many job sites around surface mines in McDowell County and Wyoming County. One job site I worked was at the Eckman Page surface mine. Where I sat in a guard shack at the top of the mountain at...