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Saturday, April 20, 2019
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...
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...
Sand Branch UFO Sighting

Sand Branch UFO Sighting

On night my boyfriend and I was driving to my house on Beechview Rd. that connects from Maple Fork to Sand Branch. As I got close to my house I could see two very bright lights hovering over a vacant lot that had been cleared out. At first I...
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...
North Mountain Lights

North Mountain Lights

Every summer you'll hear reports of eerie lights on top of North Mountain near Lost City. I've seen them on several occasions. The first time we were across the valley up on Shenandoah Mountain we watched little balls of light shoot straight up off the mountain. Some balls would...
Heavenly Orb

Heavenly Orb

Since making a doll in Girl Scouts, I have loved to sew and do needle work. I'm not a seamstress, I just dabble, but when I was maybe in the seventh or eighth grade I decided I wanted to learn to sew. I wanted to make my own clothes....
Cigar Shaped

Cigar Shaped

I do not see much odd stuff, nothing in nearly 35 or so years of memory, but I did see something that I do not tell many about. I saw it in the sky, in late August of 1999. I saw this in Parkersburg WV. It was huge! Some...
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...
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...