LEXINGTON, Ky. — Waverly Hills is among the most haunted locations on the earth, and it’s situated in Kentucky. One couple in Lexington is telling the haunting tales of Kentucky by means of their podcast Hillbilly Horror stories.
Jerry and Tracy Paulley began Hillbilly Horror Tales 5 years in the past. Producing six podcasts a day, they’ve instructed quite a few tales all through the years.
“I suppose you can say I grew up in a haunted home. That is from the time I used to be 13 to 18. There was a variety of paranormal exercise in the home that we lived in. That piqued my curiosity within the paranormal. As I obtained older I obtained into arise comedy. And when you’ve ever been in any sort of leisure, you actually flourish from the group’s response. And though I obtained bored with really doing every thing else that went into the comedy, I nonetheless cherished that point being on stage, but it surely simply did not. It was to the purpose the place I simply did not wish to do all the opposite stuff to get that half-hour of response,” Jerry Paulley mentioned.
The Paulley’s have produced greater than 276 episodes and say every story leads them to a different. They work to debunk myths and inform individuals in regards to the reality with regards to paranormal exercise.
“We’re all the time having to attempt to provide you with one thing new however fortunately there aren’t any shortages with regards to hauntings within the nation. Generally you simply should dig slightly bit deeper however as you may see behind me I’ve obtained tons of books that I get concepts from and consistently looking out the web,” Jerry Paulley mentioned.
“This ebook is from Waverly after it was closed down as a tuberculosis hospital, it was opened as a nursing residence for some time earlier than it was shut down for merciless practices. However like this actually nonetheless has a ebook card from the library, if you pull this out, it really has dates that return to 1952,” Jerry Paulley mentioned.
As they started to achieve followers and greater than 11 hundreds of thousands downloads, they began a Fb web page for his or her followers which became one thing they by no means anticipated.
“Within the first 12 months of doing hillbilly horror tales, it was episode 16. I consider we have executed an episode on the Suicide Forest in Japan. And it is a very darkish story and we felt the necessity to point out the suicide hotline throughout that point and it wasn’t actually deliberate however I had mainly determined that you understand, I needed to inform my story of a an tried suicide again in 2001. And I needed to only type of let individuals know hey, when you’re going by means of some stuff, you understand, I have been by means of too,” Jerry Paulley mentioned.
Their Facebook page is now a help group to over 5 thousand followers from all around the world, serving to one another by means of troublesome conditions.
“You recognize individuals come collectively and help one another. And like Jerry mentioned, this factor has actually taken off. It is a blessing and now we have so many individuals that thank us and thank one another and I simply suppose it was meant to be,” Tracy Paulley mentioned.
Podcast, Fb web page and a set of scary gadgets, Tracey and Jerry are working to make a change, one horror story at a time.
Jerry Paulley has additionally written a ebook about his haunted home expertise, his battle with despair, and inspiring messages from individuals world wide who’ve been impacted from their podcast.