Here we are again, with a roundup of the best haunted headlines making news for the week of March 30 – April 6, 2018.
The interesting thing I’m noticing after having done this several weeks in a row now is how if a story is good enough, you’ll see other sources picking it up and sharing it again.
So if you’re following this weekly headline roundup and you see some headlines that seem familiar, you’re not having déjà vu. Or are you…
Friday, March 30, 2018
OnStellar Launches World’s First Paranormal Cryptocurrency – Source: Haunt Jaunts
From the paranormal to the metaphysical, ONSTELLAR is the world’s first social network where the unexplained lives. The ONSTELLAR ecosystem is tailored to engage members in the exciting world of cryptocurrency, while at the same time providing opportunities to meet new people, engage with industry professionals, and gain access to products, services and events for our community. Connect and collaborate with others like you and be rewarded for creating and discovering content.
Jefferson’s History, Haunts and Legends event to see new speakers, locations – Source: The Marshall News Messenger
The semi-annual paranormal conference that sees hundreds of visitors flood downtown Jefferson every spring and fall is around the corner and this spring’s event boasts new speakers and new haunted locations to investigate.
History, Haunts and Legends Paranormal Conference founder and organizer Jodi Breckenridge, who also runs the popular Historic Jefferson Ghostwalk tour every Friday and Saturday in downtown in Jefferson, said 15 speakers are set to give presentations and lectures at the April 7 event.
303 STYLE PROFILE – FASHIONABLE HORROR WITH THE MOON AND THE MADNESS – Source: 303Magazine.com
For some, horror movies, masks, and haunted houses usually signal that Halloween is here. For Tim and Sayara Landen of The Moon and The Madness, it’s just another day. The newlywed couple shares a love for all things macabre and, with the launch of their new blog, is ready to present a darker way of life to Denver. Along with their wicked fashion — pun intended — Tim and Sayara open up about what draws them to horror and what we can expect from their horror blog.
Saturday, March 31, 2018
Don’t Give Up The Ghost: Hotel Safety Information Review – Source: Haunt Jaunts
Do You Know All Of These Fire Safety Tips To Stay Safe In Your Hotel Room?
Welcome to part two of ‘A Journey into the Haunted’Visits ‘Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary‘. In my last article ‘A Journey into the Haunted’ Visits ‘Brushy Mountain State’ Part 1 I went into the history of this over 100-year-old prison in preparation for our investigation. The history of this prison alone is fascinating, but you add the paranormal occurrences that happen once you are on this intriguing property you have the makings of a Hollywood horror film.
The Queen Mary, dubbed one of the “Top 10 most haunted places on Earth” by Time Magazine, is pleased to announce the notoriously haunted Stateroom B340 will once again be available for overnight guests starting Friday, April 13th. Featured on SYFY Channel’s Ghost Hunters and the British TV series Most Haunted, room B340 offers thrill seekers and scare enthusiasts the unique opportunity to spend the night in the axiom of all alleged paranormal activity at the Queen Mary. Room reservations will be available at 877-342-0742.
Sunday, April 1, 2018
Chill out or be chilled in St. Augustine after dark – Source: Orlando Sentinel
St. Augustine visitors traditionally pack the pedestrian-friendly streets of downtown during the day, soaking up historic landmarks amid art galleries, restaurants and shops galore. But while there’s plenty to do in the daylight, the nation’s oldest city has a sleepy reputation after the sun goes down.
But don’t be fooled. For those who know where to look, some entertaining doors remain open way past bedtime. At the top of St. Augustine’s after-dark to-do list: ghost hunting.
There are ghost tours with pirates in costume as guides. Others include a chauffeur-driven hearse to haunted sites and a Ripley’s Believe It or Not ghost train adventure. There’s even a haunted pub crawl for those who like to mix spirits with spirits.
Ohio News Briefs – Source: Urbana Daily Citizen
Jury awards $229K to haunted house owners in sale to school
DELAWARE, Ohio (AP) — A jury has decided the owners of a popular haunted house in suburban Columbus should receive $229,000 from a school district that wants the property for a bus turnaround.
6 Weird, Paranormal Things Dogs Can Sense That Most Humans Can’t – Source: Bustle
Have you ever been alone in your home with your dog, and all of the sudden, their hair goes up and they seem to be staring at something that doesn’t exist? It’s scary enough to make you want to run out the door. There are some weird, paranormal things dogs might sense, and it’s pretty terrifying.
Meet the ghosts of Wollaton Hall this April – Source: Nottingham Post
Fans of the paranormal will be given their chance to see ghosts that are purported to haunt Wollaton Hall.
The historic stately home will be the site of a behind the scenes tour on Friday, April 27 where ghost seekers will get the chance to get up close and personal with the spirits.
Inside the World of Virginia’s Roadside Attraction King – Source: Atlas Obscura
For more than 30 years, Mark Cline has been keeping the state weird.
Ghost DNA: Do You Have It? – Source: Haunt Jaunts
“Just as some people are predisposed to certain genetic traits, like having red hair versus brown, or blue eyes rather than hazel, it seems our genes also determine whether we will materialize after death,” says lead scientist Dr. Gene Pool.
Hikers Find Orphaned Baby Bigfoot – Source: Haunt Jaunts
No one knows what happened to mama and papa. It’s only clear that the little one had been on her own and exposed to the elements for days.
However, she’s getting non-stop, 24-hour TLC.
New Reality TV Show Looking For Stalkers – Source: Haunt Jaunts
Contestants wanted for a new reality TV show where stalking is the name of the game….
The Last Stalker Standing will pit stalkers against each other in a stalker showdown.
Monday, April 2, 2018
In a country where religious fanatics and vigilantes dominate public life, what a certain Muslim man’s reaction seeing a particular ‘dodgy’ scene outside his house was, can hardly be surprising.
A man named Muhammad Amin in Islamabad, had an unusual encounter right outside his house and decided to upload about it on Facebook. What he encountered was “a lot of noise” and when he peeked (according to him) he saw a 4-legged witch and two heads.
Pilots Share New Details About Multi-Witness UFO Sighting Over AZ – Source: Coast to Coast AM
The pilots at the center of a multi-witness UFO sighting over Arizona which made headlines last week have revealed more information about their eerie encounter.
Thanks in large part to the release of riveting recordings featuring the pilots discussing the incident with air traffic controllers as it happened, the remarkable event from late February became a major story over the past few days after the mainstream media got wind of it.
And now new insights about the UFO sighting as well as the men who reported it have begun to emerge.
Southgate residents planning paranormal convention in Toledo – Source: Southgate News-Herald
Southgate residents Heather Hansen and Chad Dye are among the group planning the first-ever Midwest Parafest for this weekend in Toledo.
The group, Erie Shores Paranormal, is hosting the one-day paranormal convention at the Toledo Yacht Club, 3900 Summit St.
Paranormal presentation at the Eldridge library – Source: Dispatch-Argus
The Eldridge branch of the Scott County Library System is hosting author and researcher Chad Lewis on Monday April 16th at 6:30 p.m. For the last 20 plus years, Chad has traveled the globe in search of unique and bizarre stories and history. He will be sharing his research in his presentation, Bizarre History of Iowa. You will hear about strange deaths, ghosts, sea serpents, peculiar people, medical anomalies, oddities, and UFOs. It will change the way you view the good ol’ days of Iowa.
We keep on reading about dogs being the best companions. Dog lovers too would agree with the statement very well. Not only are they guardians against the thieves but there is a research about them being too aware even of paranormal existence. In fact, not just dogs but in general pets are said to have an idea about paranormal activities. But it is the dogs who are said to have a sixth sense.
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Check-in to The Queen Mary’s most haunted cabin starting Friday the 13th – Source: Attractions Magazine
“Several of the cabins onboard the Queen Mary are considered haunted. But, the stateroom with the most infamous reputation is room B340,” said Stephen Sowards, general manager of the Queen Mary. “The last time the room was occupied by a guest was in the 1980s. For decades we’ve had thousands of visitors request to occupy the room, and after 30 years, we are excited to once again extend the offer to our guests.”
Coronation Street: Simon Gregson training to be ghost hunter as he unveils PARANORMAL tale – Source: Express.co.uk
CORONATION STREET star Simon Gregson has revealed he is training to hunt ghosts as he unveiled some seriously sinister paranormal goings on in his house.
A retelling of ghost stories creates dilemma with Amazon Books.
Writer-Poet, Don Foxe of Bluffton, South Carolina set out to reexamine famous ghost stories from the Lowcountry. His mix of history, culture, hauntings, and paranormal contacts produced a collection of retold ghost stories bound together with poems “written” by the spirits who did not move on after death.
The chapbook, a small collection of tales, was created for National Poetry Month. Amazon does not have a sub-category under Poetry for poems by ghosts.
Zak Bagans: Haunted Beginnings – Source: Vegas Seven
The ghost hunter shares his experiences with the supernatural and talks about his newest documentary, “Demon House.”
Tom DeLonge Announces New UFO Book in His ‘Sekret Machines’ Series – Source: Exclaim!
While his former bandmates plan to spend the bulk of their year partying away in Las Vegas, Tom DeLonge continues to explore the vast reaches of the universe in search of answers. Some of those answers might arrive in the form of a new novel in his ongoing Sekret Machines series.
Animal Psychics Enlisted in Epic Search for Lost Dog – Source: Coast to Coast AM
A heartbroken animal rescue worker in Indiana has turned to a pair of animal psychics for help in finding a lost poodle that has, so far, evaded a rather epic search.
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Terrified landlady films balloon eerily moving around her pub like in Stephen King’s It – Source: Mirror.co.uk
A terrified landlady believes the ghost of a dead child has been playing with a balloon inside her pub.
And she even managed to capture the eerie moment the balloon travels – just like in Stephen King’s IT – on camera.
Supernatural Staffordshire: The figure on the road – Source: The Sentinel
Damon Simms brings you his latest tale of readers’ encounters with the paranormal in North Staffordshire.
31 Weird, Creepy, Awesome, Interesting Things that We Love Right Now … Well, Mostly – Source: Folio Weekly
Folio Weekly celebrates our 31st birthday by spotlighting the people, places and things that make this our favorite corner of the rock.
(Doesn’t seem like it belongs here at first glance, but they name haunted attractions, cemeteries, haunted places and even scary doll makers. Plus, we used to live in Northeast Florida. Some of these places, and definitely this mag, are near and dear to our hearts.)
Most Haunted Live star hosts Stockton charity ghost hunt – Source: The Northern Echo
Most Haunted Live medium and exorcist, Ian Lawman will embark on a ghost hunt at the town’s historic Preston Hall Museum.
Bigfoot College Course Now in Session – Source: OutdoorHub
In a move that is sure to help future graduates land their dream job, Virginia based Radford University will have a new course for the fall 2018 semester, and it’s all about Bigfoot.
Once on death’s door, downtown historic building finds new owner and purpose – Source: Winchester News Gazette
About this time last year, the historic building at the corner of Main and Washington streets in Winchester appeared to be near death. ….
Some feared if a buyer wasn’t found soon for the building that had been damaged by a January 2015 fire, demolition might be the only recourse.
There is, indeed an event scheduled in connection with that building on April 7 — and it has nothing to do with demolition. Rowana Ray, who purchased the building in September, will host an open house at the recently renovated structure.
“I’m naming it the Para Cafe,” Ray said in a recent interview with The News-Gazette. “I have a lot of paranormal people who want to come and speak and also check the place out. I’ve had things happen here that I can’t explain.”
Eerie Blue Glow Appears Over County in England – Source: Coast to Coast AM
Residents of a county in England were mystified last night when they noticed a strange blue glow, for lack of a better term, moving through the sky.
The weird anomaly was reported by multiple witnesses in the English county of Oxfordshire with many witnesses snapping photos of the sight and sharing the images on social media.
These Fortune-Telling Tea Cups Made Divination Easy – Source: Atlas Obscura
READING TEA LEAVES IS NO easy task. That’s true whether or not you believe that predictions of love and loss are contained in patterns of leftover leaves from a cuppa. Tasseography, or tea-leaf reading, has been practiced for centuries. Keen-eyed fortune tellers, it’s said, can derive a wealth of meaning from different shapes formed by tea leaves at the bottom of a cup. But what about the amateur fortune-teller, who can’t tell a skull from a set of stairs?
Enter the fortune-telling tea cup, which first emerged in the early 20th century.
A Dutch Exhibit Highlights Startling and Unusual Animal Deaths – Source: Atlas Obscura
THE DODE DIEREN MET EEN VERHAAL or Dead Animal Tales exhibit started with a literal collision. In 1995, Kees Moeliker, the curator of Natural History Museum Rotterdam in the Netherlands, was sitting at his desk when he heard a noise. A duck had crashed into the museum’s glass facade. It wasn’t the first time he’d witnessed an animal’s untimely demise against the building, but this time, the duck’s lifeless body was then assaulted by another male duck.
Thursday, April 5, 2018
New Haunted Attractions Locator: Haunt Rave – Source: Haunt Jaunts
Haunt Rave, an interesting website created to make it easy for people to find haunted attractions, has introduces a new search model. This is aimed at making sure that people looking for information revolving around haunted places have an easy time finding exactly what they are looking for.
Friday, April 6, 2018
Old South Pittsburg Hospital Shut Down – Source: The Haunted Librarian
Old South Pittsburg Hospital (OSPH) has been shut down by the City of South Pittsburg, Tennessee. The shuttered hospital is a favorite location for paranormal enthusiasts as it provides unlimited access to three levels, sits in a quiet residential neighborhood, and is easily accessible off the interstate. OSPH will remain closed for an indefinite time.
Top 5 Haunted Places in Bangalore – Source: Times Lifestyle
The very unpredictable traffic is not the only nightmare in the city of Bangalore. It has a reputation for spooky spots which are said to be the areas of supernatural sightings. These spots rival a tunnel of horror. This busy city of Bangalore along with its thriving IT hub also is home to a few mysterious and scary places. So if you are looking to visit the other side of the city, here are few haunted places you would want to explore.
IS STEWARTVILLE’S CITY HALL HAUNTED? – Source: KIMT 3 News
Paranormal investigators spent hours in City Hall to investigate paranormal activity.
On Thursday evening, eager residents of Stewartville gathered in the dimmed city hall around a fire to hear about the recent paranormal investigation that took place.
After Hours is a paranormal investigation group who performed the investigation. They tell KIMT that Stewartville’s City Hall is extremely haunted.
Ghost Stories: Scares and floating sheets in dismal Britain – Source: The Irish Times
Review: Adaptation of the play ‘Dead of Night’ transfers the show-stopping moments well
Long Beach’s Queen Mary is renting out its ‘most haunted’ room – Source: KABC-TV
For the first time in 30 years, the Queen Mary in Long Beach will let you stay in what many believe is the historic ship’s most haunted place.
Stateroom B340, which has reported paranormal activity for years, can be rented out starting at $499 a night beginning Friday, April 13.
Is there an evil genie living in Rawmarsh? – Source: Rotherham Advertiser
A GENIE could be living in a house in Rawmarsh, according to a paranormal researcher.
Lee Steer, a member of paranormal group Project Reveal, said the genie – or djinn – may inhabit a special sacred container which has just been added to their collection of weird and spooky objects.
Group members believe they have detected hotspots in the old object and think it may have moved of its own accord and tried to communicate with them.