Tag Archive for West Virginia

Mothman “reappears” coincidentally close to the 50th anniversary date

A man driving along State Route 2 in West Virginia near Point Pleasant, legendary home of the bad omen, Mothman, says he captured pictures of the creature. The local news covered the story. Man photographs creature that resembles legendary ”Mothman” of Point Pleasant | WCHS He said he stopped when he saw something jumping from tree…

A haven for the electrosensitive

A long, detailed and interesting feature at Slate about people who think they are suffering from Electromagnetic Sensitivity and where they go for relief. Green Bank, W.V., where the electrosensitive can escape the modern world. – Slate Magazine. Green Bank, W.Va., is […] inside the U.S. National Radio Quiet Zone, a 13,000–square-mile area where most…

Anti-vax issues arise in West Virginia schools

Judge: Hudok’s schooling to continue – TheInterMountain.com | WV. Circuit Judge Jaymie Godwin Wilfong ordered Thursday that the Randolph County School System must still provide homebound educational services to a Pickens High School senior who has been barred from attending classes at her school. The student, Olivia Hudok, was told by officials in September that…

The soil, it burns

You know when your potted plants get super dry after you leave them out in the sun without watering… Officials: Potting soil ignited, caused porch fire | www.wtov9.com. Firefighters said a fire on Washington Avenue in Wheeling last month started because a potted plant became too hot, and the blaze caused much damage to the…

Pastor dies in snake-handling ritual (Updated)

A renowned snake handling pastor in West Virginia succumbs to his faith. ‘Serpent-Handling’ West Virginia Pastor Dies From Snake Bite – Yahoo! News. A “serpent-handling” West Virginia pastor died after his rattlesnake bit him during a church ritual, just as the man had apparently watched a snake kill his father years before. Snake-handlers point to…