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Sunday, July 21, 2019
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...
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....
Early Morning School Bus Stop Scare In Milton

Early Morning School Bus Stop Scare In Milton

It was December 2003 when my four kids had a scare at their school bus stop. We lived in a mobile home at the bottom of a hill. My kids had to walk up the hill/driveway to catch the bus. Right in front of our mobile home sit our...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
UFO in Rainelle, West Virginia

UFO in Rainelle, West Virginia

In 1979 in the small town of Rainelle, W.Va, I along with my brother and twenty other people stood near the railroad tracks around noon. A silver Galactica-type of a ship about 90 yards in length slowly moved towards us. It had a lot of windows and alien markings...
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...