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The Sexton House

Russelville, Kentucky

The story goes that a girl got mad at the bad weather on the night of her dance while getting ready in her attic room and looked out the window and cursed at God. She was then struck by lightning that left her shocked imprint on the window. When the window was changed the imprint came back. They painted over it, still, it came through. So they boarded it up. About two years ago a man that lived in the house was found dead by the bedroom door of a heart attack. They do not know what could of caused it. God must still be angry!

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chloe says:

May 8, 2006, 7:25 pm

the man that died was 1 of my friends dad. his name was kelli williams! and i think the house is still haunted!

chloe says:

May 8, 2006, 7:33 pm

also he didnt die by the door he died in the kicken and he had a heart attack it was on his daughters birthday and kelli”his daughter” is only 12 now im 13 and she told me he died in the kickten!

jennifer says:

May 9, 2006, 6:47 pm

my friends daddy died there it sad.

Alex says:

May 24, 2006, 5:09 pm

You shouldn’t of cursed at god!!

Big Bill says:

June 7, 2006, 3:06 am

Alex,

Listen here, bonehead. Not god, it is God. Capital G.

H-tv says:

June 10, 2006, 8:33 pm

Jessica says:

June 13, 2006, 5:33 pm

you guys are so imature but yes God is a capatual G but not in the middle of a sentence probably but I am only in 7th grade. cut her some slack geeze! that is what i mean my imature. one little word. wow!!!!!!!!!

Candice says:

June 30, 2006, 3:41 pm

“imature”= Immature, and God is with a capital G, no matter where you use it in a sentence.

Amanda says:

July 10, 2006, 5:53 pm

I just wanted to say that Jessica is wrong God is always capitalized no matter where you put it in a sentence.Atleast some people know what their talking about. : )

kristina says:

July 12, 2006, 3:57 pm

I’ve heard of this story a long time ago. when I was in first grade, to me it doesn’t make much sence for God to kill anying living being. I mean he’s not evil, any way the story that I heard was, that it was a young girls wedding day and her bride groom had just called it quits. even if that’s true why would good kill again? if there is some type of sprite there killing peopole for the fun of it then why haven’t there been more death’s? which brings me back to the story I’ve heard, the young bride cursed at – mybe she made a pack with the devil to get back at her bride groom and it back fired?

Krystina says:

July 21, 2006, 8:05 pm

I think that God would never kill anyone for any reason because he loves you no matter what. I could believe that she made a deal with the devil to get revenge. But anyway my mother and older sister had told me about this story and we live not too far away from that house even though I have never seen that house personally I can visiulize what that house may look like. I have heard the orginal story more than once on many different occausions. Something else why would you even believe that just for cussing at God he would kill you in any way because I know that before I turned over to the christain faith I had cussed at God when my grandma had died so young and about two years or so later I asked for forgiveness and I believe that he has forgiven me or maybe he would have killed me too if you believe that story and I think that you all are stupid if you even think that God would even think about hurting you for any reason you should go to hell for that and you should be ashamed but like I believe I wasn’t there to watch what really happened so I don’t know the real story but hey if you know for a fact that you had seen what had happened be proud of yourself I guess you won the award for honesty. I am sorry for the girl father that had died in the kitchen or by the same window or whatever and I wish he hadn’t of died for the sake of that girl because I know how it feels to lose a dad. But I still don’t believe the orginal story.

You heard my opinion and thats all folks!
Have a great night or day or whatever you guys say!

Krystina says:

July 22, 2006, 11:43 pm

Alex,

I see where you are coming from about not cussing at God and good point!

Krystina says:

July 22, 2006, 11:48 pm

Jessica,

I do not think you are stupid or a bonehead or anything and anyone who calls you those things as above in the comments are those names themselves! I am a sophmore in college and majoring in English and just to let you know any proper noun which are a directed noun such as a name, a street name, a city, state, country are always capitolized no matter where they are in a sentence! Just a little english lesson there for and I don’t think anyone really expects a seventh grader to know everything. But good try and next time you will know the correct answer.

Sincerly,

Krystina

Have a good one fellow freind!

KENDALL says:

July 24, 2006, 12:09 am

u jackasses!!!!!!!! u never cuss at God!!!!! and it is always with a capital G because it is a name !!!!!!!!!! uhhh u retards geeze!!! some of u peeps just piss me off!!*god forgive my launguage* lolol….

MICHELLE AND HALEY says:

August 8, 2006, 5:10 pm

THIS **** MAKES AS MUCH SENSE AS BOLGANA

angel says:

August 9, 2006, 10:44 am

hayley and michelle wat is bolgana

spoted zebra says:

August 9, 2006, 11:17 am

hi

nicolle G says:

August 9, 2006, 11:41 am

who is spotted zebra

b-dog says:

August 22, 2006, 7:33 pm

WAT IS A SPOTTED ZEABRA LETS ASK THE EXPERT BIG BILL?

sally says:

August 29, 2006, 9:48 pm

hey people ok i live in australia and i dun kno wahs goin on in ur states

renee says:

September 22, 2006, 3:02 pm

a few years ago i went to the sexton house and i saw the girls image in the window and it scared me so bad i won’t ever go to russelville again

BaKayla says:

September 26, 2006, 11:36 am

Wow. You guys are cool. Cussing at one another and using grammar that is entirely inncorrect. No really….I’m laughing my bum off as I’m reading most of these comments that have nothing to do with the Sexton house whatsoever. I drove by the Sexton house recently and saw that the window was boarded up and I was highly disappointed. I want so badly to see the girl’s face…Just to know that it’s real. And that’s what she gets for cursing at God. Who the hell cares about a stupid dance anyway?

BaKayla says:

September 26, 2006, 11:38 am

Hi Johno!! Yay! I’m sitting right next to you!! I love you!!

Johno says:

September 26, 2006, 11:39 am

Hi Becca. Wow, I cant’t even spell either.
wow, i feel like a dumbass

Johno says:

September 26, 2006, 11:39 am

es, I am sitting right next to you. Ms. Russell is so gay, she is very gay. i luv you tooo

Johno says:

September 26, 2006, 11:40 am

i think this website is jewish

BaKayla says:

September 26, 2006, 11:40 am

Don’t feel like a dumbass. You’re not as much as a dumbass as people who can’t spell bologna…or think that God shouldn’t be capatilized just because it’s not at the beginning of a sentence…Woo boy! Destin will be here soon!

BaKayla says:

September 26, 2006, 11:41 am

Hi Destin!!

Johno says:

September 26, 2006, 11:42 am

(())(())
( ^..^ )
\( (..) )/
(_) (_)

bunny rabbit

Destin says:

September 26, 2006, 11:42 am

We’re all sitting next to eachother in the scholl library…How random.

BaKayla says:

September 26, 2006, 11:43 am

And you’re talking to us too. Frigging hypocrite. And Johno…Mrs. Russell…is a skank. And I don’t like her very much…psh…Ok…I’m gonna go find another haunting…You guys should totally come find me.

lauren wootton says:

September 29, 2006, 4:59 am

why do ppl swear gosh

Ashley says:

September 29, 2006, 12:18 pm

Please get a freakin life and a dictionary and by the way look in The Holy Bible every once in a while cause God is capitalized. Yeah i have to be perfect

Elesa says:

September 30, 2006, 10:33 pm

I would say “God” wasn’t happy with someone!!!

madison says:

October 4, 2006, 10:02 am

that is really weird . i think it is just ceepy

madison says:

October 4, 2006, 10:03 am

that is really weird . i think it is just ceepy that it cauld happend like that.

SurfinJoe90210 says:

October 5, 2006, 8:20 pm

I dont know why all of you are cussing and preaching at the same time… it doesnt make sense to me… when your telling someone about God or are a Christian your suppose to talk different from the world and act different from the world… and do you really think that your really going to get through to someone cussing them out anyway…

Kenneth says:

October 17, 2006, 2:19 am

There’s a site dedicated to these hauntings: http://www.theshadowlands.net I suggest anyone that is serious about such things check it out. And I also suggest that teachers monitor what students look at, as well as their behavior whilest online. It’s truly a sad state the world is coming too when teenagers are allowed free reign on the net like those three.

Rob says:

October 20, 2006, 4:41 pm

This is kind of old now, but I had to comment.

The God thing being “G” rather than “g” is an a religious thing. It is not in the Greek. Christians, and Jews do it so you will have the idea they they are refering to Yaweh/Jehovah. Just like in some translations, when they use “Y” in you, and “S” in son, its refering to Jesus, or any deity in the trinity. or should I say “T”rinity.

In other words, is all made up. There is not rule that says you must use one type letter over another. Its done by some people out of respect for why they believe in, and what they hold dear. To say that you MUST use “G” is just flat out silly, wrong, and bias.

If its part of your practice of religion, great, but to not shove it in someones face. Its not right, and has no basis in fact. If you want them to respect God as you do, convert them, and move them to want to respect your “G”od.

KASSIE says:

October 23, 2006, 3:43 pm

MAN THAT IS SOOOOO FAKE IF YOUR GONNA MAKE UP A STORY THEN MAKE IT MORE INTERESTING GOSH THAT WAS THE MOST STUPID STORY IVE EVER HEARD OOOH AND BORINGGGGGGGGG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

nikki says:

October 23, 2006, 6:43 pm

that was so stupid it just like blinked out my cus words… omfg..so retarted!!

frank says:

October 26, 2006, 1:45 am

I’ve been by the sexton house several times and have never seen the imprinted girl not saying its not there but i have never seen it and whats with all the english majors in here who cares if some one dont form there sentences perfectly i dont think people post there comments to get graded its people posting there comments on the subject at hand and i dont think god would get offended if you dont captalize the g and to the person who posted right before me everyone is entitled to there opinion and calling people stupid for theres just isnt right

Andy Tarry says:

October 27, 2006, 2:45 am

Lets have sex in the sexton house *** on the wallseat each others ****

wicky blair says:

October 27, 2006, 11:33 pm

you people are stupid and that he dont seem real untell you go there. you aboultly not curse at god because he will get you back harder then you have ever thought.

JESSY says:

October 29, 2006, 12:28 pm

U ALL NEED TO GROW UP LOL!U ALL ACT LIKE LITTLE ******* OK!IT DOESNT MATTER HOW U SPELL GOD OK HE HAS A NAME AND I DOUBT U IDIOTS KNOW HOW TO SPELL IT!!HE NEVER READ IT NEVER KILLS NEONE DUMBASSES!!!
HIS NAME IS JEHOVA

MoKElley says:

October 29, 2006, 4:59 pm

What makes all of you guys so sure “GOD” even exists?

detail says:

October 29, 2006, 11:49 pm

I guess your commenters can nor read, so much for proper anything here. If you’d like to talk religion I’m sure you can find a religous site, obviously some of you need it!!! I have to agree about the monitoring of kids at schools on computers. If this is how they ate now, I’d hate to meet them as adults!! Talk about lame. Anyway you all aren’t worth my time I’ve already spent too much so far. Hey this site is supposed to be entertaining!!! Don’y take all comments so serious lighten up & have fun, probably busted aome bubbles, HUH????

GOD says:

October 30, 2006, 2:11 pm

DON’T MAKE ME COME DOWN THERE AND HAVE TO TEACH YOU ALL LESSONS ON HOW TO TREAT YOUR FELLOW MAN/WOMAN/CHILD. I CAN AND WILL MAKE HISTORY REPEAT ITS-SELF. FOR THOSE OF YOU WHO HAVE NEVER STEPPED INSIDE A CHURCH, SHAME ON YOU!!

king says:

November 3, 2006, 1:58 am

ok this story is great but ur comments are pointless…how bout someone that actually has been near or in the house tell what happened

Angelique says:

November 5, 2006, 2:33 pm

I have heard this story told so many times before on other websites. Each time I hear it told or read it,it’s different. So how do we know which story is true?

Machle says:

November 13, 2006, 12:40 pm

I realy like that one it is so wierd i realy whant to go to that house but still i dout that is tour but is still freaky!!!

lazer says:

November 20, 2006, 6:52 am

God said he would not interfere with the earth. He also has a devine plan. Striking you is not within that plan.

i LOVE plain white t's says:

December 1, 2006, 9:55 am

that is just bull s*** God would never do that!! God said he loves every one uncondiationally and he would never do that it is just some myth and God said to never be hateful. God is not still mad. things happen that people cant explain

Rhear Martin says:

December 6, 2006, 6:23 pm

I used to live in Russelville and I talked to the lady that lived there at that time. The window was painted white then. She told me that they had changed windows and the image would come back. Painting it at that time was the only way to keep the image off. This story came out in the Courier Journel magazine part years ago. They had pictures with the story.
The image could be seen on a stormy or rainy night. My mom and dad saw the image one night when it was raining.

tracy lee says:

December 20, 2006, 9:30 am

ok, how do i say it, it was “bad weather” and she got struck by “lightning” while hanging out her “window”.some window frames ARE metal.to me the only fact that she got hit by cursing at “GOD” was just irony.

tracy lee says:

December 20, 2006, 9:31 am

or mabey the window wasnt metal framed,mabey she had piercings LOL

Poppin' My Colla' says:

December 21, 2006, 11:09 pm

Look, ever since I could remember I’ve been poppin’ my colla’ and all I know is that this story is DUMB! First of all, God is not this mean person where just because people cuss at him he’s going to “strike them dead”. He’s a nice guy and what he does to correct the “bad people” is he lets them live like “bad people” and then they go to Hell…just like that. He would never strike anyone dead. Plus, I’ve cussed at God many times when I was angry, just because I was dumb and was questioning my belief. I actually told him that I did not believe in him anymore. (I do now, of course, but at the time) and if all this girl did was cuss at him and not question her belief in him then I should have been struck dead as well. Poopy sticks on that girl, the myth busters have spoken…MYTH!

GaBoyWhoLivedNRichKY says:

December 24, 2006, 3:56 am

I will not remark on others grammar nor their comments so lets continue. This is about a haunting that did or didn’t take place. I for one would like to have the chance of experiencing strange phenominas.
For the short amount of time that I lived in Richmond, KY. I can tell you that evil and good both exist in and around but it is on the physical lvl. So I want to know what is beyond that. I also would like to visit the Sexton House. To acknowledge those past and present. Until then my new found friends, good day.

Amanda says:

December 26, 2006, 3:53 pm

i think whoever is Johno or Ba kayla or who the heck ever is stupid. i mean who chats on a comment page?

the finest says:

January 25, 2007, 4:54 pm

I live in Russellville. I know the Sexton house story well. I have not heard of anyone’s father dying in this house 2 or 3 years ago.

the finest says:

January 25, 2007, 4:59 pm

I have also looked this house over for years. It is the care taker house for the largest cemetary in Russellville, Ky. Other than the original story about the girl who cursed God and got struck by lightning I have never heard of anyone else dying there. My mother used to work in a convenient store that was located across the street from this window of the Sexton house. If you want to see the Sexton house it is located on W. 9th Street in Russellville, KY. Alan Young car lot is where the convenient store use to be that my mother worked at.

imp says:

February 15, 2007, 4:54 pm

It is ironic, the spoiled ***** curses GOD then zap ! She got what was coming to her.!

Kris says:

February 22, 2007, 11:58 am

This seems like an interesting story and if it were me I would look further into it.. but I do like reading about things like this… all though I do feel sorry for those who suffer from it.

claudia says:

February 23, 2007, 4:53 pm

LISEN GOD DOES NO PUNISH PEOPLE ARE THE ONE WHO DO!!!!
IT WAS JUST AN ACCIDENT…

Sherrie says:

March 3, 2007, 12:31 am

Wow….I grew up almost across the street from the Sexton House. I lived on Cherry St across from the cemetary. It was the girl who ‘died’, no the father as some of you seem to think. It’s funny how so many people have turned this legend into an argument. Be ashamed of yourselves.Why argue about something you can’tprove or disprove? And for the record, though it made for many good nights walking through Maple grove at midnyte in the early 90’s, I’ve never seen the girl. I wish I had, but she just wasn’t there…. :)

1 kool bean says:

March 6, 2007, 2:13 am

you guys really need to stick to the subject!!!:D but i am the same i lose concentration easily…oooooo pretty stone… do u like stones?

Scary Story Lover says:

March 7, 2007, 8:20 pm

I write ghost stories for websites and really enjoy it. I work for a newspaper. I really love to write and read. This story is really UNdetailed. By that I mean that this story is just “blank text” as we say on the newspaper staff. It doesn’t make since. First of all what does it mean “imprent”??? Does it mean the lightning blot imprent?? And second NOBODY knows what God does and what he will do. And third this was just a really stupid story.And if a man died there it
was either a natural incident or something else.

brycen says:

March 17, 2007, 4:16 pm

that is not true becouse GOD forgives you for anything u do or say to him or about him. and that’s a FACT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Brittany Gibson says:

March 20, 2007, 8:11 am

Okay. All I have to say is… God can kill you he has the right he bought you in this world he can take you out…and if you are a chirstian and your out in the world just being a piece of junk in the way he will take you out cause you aint leading anyone to christ thats all frome me

Ayla says:

March 25, 2007, 4:15 pm

my step-mom grew up in russelville and whenever we went to her house (back before she married my dad) we would always drive past this house and the window was always painted over but one night i was going over there late and i saw a shadow in the room. not saying it was her, just saying there was somebody or something on the other side of the paint. and there are a lot of different versions, but this is the one i’ve heard most often.

SHANNON says:

March 26, 2007, 10:05 pm

OMGOSH!!!!!! MY DAD LIVES IN RUSSELVILLE AND WHEN I WAS LITTLE I WENT BY THE HOUSE WITHOUT THE CARDBOARD IN THE WINDOW AND I I LOOKED UP AT THE WINDOW AND SAW HER SHOCKING IMPRINT!!!! IT WAS SO COOL BUT SCARY AT THE SAME TIME AND THE GRAVEYARD ACROSS THE STREET IS SO CREEPY. SOMETIMES I WONDER WHY ANYONE WOULD CUSS AT GOD BECAUSE ITS JUST VERY RUDE AND SHE SHOULD BE ASHAMED OF HERSELF!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :-((

arrita says:

March 27, 2007, 11:49 am

that is the dumbest story i ever heard. God didn’t do that. and that is retarded. not a haunting

taylor says:

July 1, 2007, 9:31 pm

Hello,
well i think that the girl should be ashamed of herself for cursing at God and i also do belive that you are suppposed to capitalize the name God no matter where you use it in a sentance…

Amanda says:

July 2, 2007, 10:39 pm

The man who died in the house is a relation of mine. He did not die because of a “haunting”, he died of a heart attack (which is clearly stated in the not so accurate story of the sexton house posted here). Sometimes people have heart attacks with no indication that it’s going to happen. It might be a different story if many people had died there, but they haven’t. Don’t attribute his death to the haunting, the two have nothing to do with each other. Secondly, the “image” didn’t come back again and again. The story is that on a stormy night you can see the girl’s reflection in the window (or the now painted window). I have personally never witnessed this, nor do I know anyone who has. The beauty of living in a town with it’s very own “ghost” is having the story told nation wide. The horror of living in a town with it’s very own “ghost” is having the story twisted and butchered nation wide.

Margaret says:

July 12, 2007, 11:13 pm

I live in Kentucky, but, oh, my God… I guess there must be some basis to all the stereotypes about people from Kentucky after all. Half the people commenting on this site come across as self-righteous, religious-freak hicks who didn’t make it past the eighth grade and/or semi-illiterate bumpkins who need to get out and about in the real world and get a clue! I especially loved the comment by “Krystina,” the “English major” who misspelled “sophmore” (sophomore), “capitolized” (capitalized), who didn’t capitalize “english” the second time as it should have been and who has some major subject-verb-agreement issues with “…any proper noun which are a directed noun such as a name…” I hope your English has improved in the meantime. All you Jesus-freak hilljacks: I don’t have any more time to deal with your many issues, most of which stem from severe ignorance, lack of education, genetic inferiority, and general stupidity. There, I had to suffer through your comments, so you can suffer through mine now.

debby says:

August 3, 2007, 4:38 pm

I can not say for sure if I believe the story about the imprint in the window,but I can say that some of these people need to learn how to spell some of the words they used correctly.

Steve says:

August 17, 2007, 2:08 am

Wow, is this a kids site….half these comments are horrible. The story is even bad, sounds like a story you hear in wood camping when your 12. I guess the only question is did she even get struck, or is that the way she really died? How did she get struck and it not shatter the window. It splits trees but cant break glass….I got to go with wise tale on this one!

Karen R Auel says:

August 26, 2007, 9:52 pm

Our group does ivestigations of the super natural kind and we would like an opportunity to take a tour with a guide (to learn history of the propery). Then if at all possible an investigation. If you could please contact us, we’d greatly apreciate it.

Sincerely,

Karen Auel

Karen R Auel says:

August 26, 2007, 9:56 pm

Our group would like a chance for a tour and an investigation. If you could please contact us by phone or e-mail,, we’d greatly appreiate it. Thank you for your time.

Sincerely,

Karen R. Auel
(859)307-2940

Karen R Auel says:

August 26, 2007, 9:57 pm

Please contact me!!

Lynn says:

August 27, 2007, 4:29 am

I’ve driven past this house so many times and I’ve heard of this story so many times from local people. My dad who died last year was 87 when he died and he said that the girl killed by lightning because it was storming and who knows who she was cursing. I’d say her parents because they wouldn’t allow her to go to the party because of the storm. All it is in my belief is a bunch of added drama that she was cursing God. Was there anyone else there who heard her cursing. She was simply struck by lightning, something that occurs to many people each year. I believe in ghosts, but this is BS and the man who recently passed away within the past year or so, simply had a heart attack. We all have to die sometime somewhere, we just don’t know when. Our bodies are electrical energy anyway, the heart being an electrical pump. Electrical things eventually play out. Our energy and soul is still around and that is what we feel and see esp with cameras and digital recorders.
Thanks

scott says:

September 5, 2007, 11:07 pm

Well I am 35 years old and I heard the story of the sexton house when I was like 12, my mother told me the story when we were on the way to my grandmothers house in Tenn, we passed by the house and the windows were painted, who knows if the story is true, maybe the girl just got struck by lightning getting ready for a dance, it happens all the time, people getting struck, and if there was nobody around, how do they know she cussed anyone, and if there was lightning involved, the house should of caught fire, and there has been no talk of a fire, maybe the outcome was she died to quickly and her sprit remained in the house, ?

scott says:

September 5, 2007, 11:13 pm

p.s. this site is not English 101, the point is the hauntings, thnk yoo.

Eddie says:

September 7, 2007, 10:32 pm

I have live in bowling green all my life and heard this story over and over. I belong to a paranormal group that would love investigate this house. If the owner is interested post it and i’ll get in touch.

Rylee martinez says:

October 1, 2007, 7:15 pm

I went to it I saw the hand print.When I did I ran.Somthing triped mr.I was frightned

lauran says:

October 15, 2007, 1:33 pm

hey yall,
umm that is so wrong for say that about god it is just scary that it happened by the same room who knows it could of been her ghost that scared him so bad that he had a heart attack retards do not make a big deal outta nothing……………
peace

annabell says:

October 15, 2007, 1:36 pm

yes im interested in your group visting me if you get this post it and then i’ll post my phone number so you can call me..

jackieg says:

October 15, 2007, 5:15 pm

The story of the Sexton House is true. A young girl did die that night while standing in front of a window and using cursing words against God. About Kelly however he was a cemetary attendant for the city and all the main attendants live in the house with thier families. Kelly did died but at the hospital because I know the family personally. While i have never been in the house, as a child, i did see the silhoutte in the window one stormy night. The window was painted but now has been boarded off so the image does not appear. My daughter was friends with the Kellys family and has been in the house and said at night you could hear her throwing things and cursing and if you go up the steps to the room it is extremely cold even though the house has heating. But she also said if you touched the door during her rampage it stops. But the room is sealed and no one is allowed to enter it.

brooke says:

October 27, 2007, 11:31 pm

hey i live in russellville and there was nothing crazy bout that house its all a lie

matthew says:

October 28, 2007, 12:51 pm

ok look ive been in the house and ive seen the ghost that haunts the room and the house is only allowed to be in it at night IVE SEEN GHOSTS!!!

matthew says:

October 28, 2007, 12:52 pm

ive been in the house and the girl did die and ive seen her ghost GHOSTS ARE REAL!!!

francine says:

November 1, 2007, 12:03 am

Well I can’t say whether I believe it or not, Only the girl and God knows. But what I can’t understand is how does anyone know if the girl cursed at God or not unless she had someone in the room with her, I think in that she was struck by lightning from being too close to her window. It is a very wrong to curse at God, You don’t know what he can do, and I also think it’s wrong for people on here to be making fun of this story. We don’t know that it did or didn’t happen. I am the type of person who is like “I’ll believe it when I see it.” Besides this person is only telling a story of what they heard. This is a question to the person who said how do we know that God even existed?…How do you know that he don’t?

misty says:

November 12, 2007, 3:52 pm

I been to Russelville many time to visit my cousin. The house is not far from her home. It a nice looking house with a graveyard behind it. The top window is board up, and also been painted over as well.
There are different stories about what happen to the girl. She had a dance, wedding, and much more to it. But it still claim to be haunted. That the girl shadow appears when it storms.
The house and the window. Going to be told down in stories to come. So no matter what you hear from others. Main thing is the girl. Only ones to know the truth, is herself and God.

Helen says:

November 25, 2007, 1:14 pm

Some of you do not know what you are talking about. I lived in that house for a very short time and all is true about it being haunted. My twin aunts are burried by the house in the grave yard and they too knew the story. They were 90 years old when they passed and they could tell stories about that house that would make you want to stay up nights. So trust me the stories are true. I saw the image my self or I would probably have dpoubts. Some of you should go visit waverly hills. Npw that would prove a point.

tara says:

November 26, 2007, 3:26 pm

thats just a story to scare you. moral of the story
DON’T CURSE GOD. And why is everyone more worried about the other comments then the actual story?

Haley says:

January 21, 2008, 12:00 pm

I have heard about this story before…many times. See, I live in Todd county, right beside Logan county, where Russellville is. I go past that house alot and I always have an erie feeling. My mom remembers when they were filming a small movie/documentary about it. I really don’t know if i believe this whole story or not, because im not so superstisious, but i do know that cursing God is wrong and that you can be punished one way or another. So don’t be a dummy and give God your love!

Bob says:

January 31, 2008, 11:49 am

Everone of u are f***** Up…get life and also this is retarded that is not true none of it!!!
Peace out *******
Losers…everyone of u are!!

Lauren says:

March 3, 2008, 8:41 pm

wow that is pretty creepy… Lets go! This is a very intresting story! I am intrested into the paranoemal I watch “A Haunting” and “Ghostbusters”. I think I am getting more intrested into the paranormal! Just wondering… Have and of you all experienced any paranormal activity?

James says:

March 10, 2008, 12:00 pm

I don’t know what stories are true, but if you have lived there I guess you know. There is such a thing as spirits some good some evil, what we do while we are alive is what decides our afterlife.

CoolFool says:

March 14, 2008, 3:09 pm

Looks like god is stiil mad.That girl is mest up!!!!!!!!!!!

Danielle says:

March 17, 2008, 6:50 pm

My Danielle White and I live in Russellville Kentucky. Every timw I walk by the Sexton House I start thinking about the girl…scary

(And I don’t want to get an anybodys business but I don’t think we should cuss on this website and God is ALWAYS spelled with a capital G :^D )

Also go to http://www.tasgreetings/asmileforu.htm for a funny pic that will make your day :)

Layla says:

March 20, 2008, 9:15 pm

I beleive Russelville has quite a few haunted places being that me and my family have lived in a place here before that I will forever know is haunted. Look at it’s history as far as the Civil War goes and all. Most of all the cemetaries out in the country are all filled with bodies of the ones that once fought here. Even though the place we lived I beleive was haunted by something much far worse(being it got physical) still I think this town has many ghost.

Melissa van Niekerk says:

March 29, 2008, 2:39 pm

No seriously people it can be true! There is a place in South Africa named ‘voetspore’meaning footprints.

Legent has it that a farmer cursed God about the bad drought on his farm and then he got struck by lightning.

Today his footprints can still be seen burnt into the ground where he stood when he got struck by the lightning. Nothing grows there even if it raines.

So I don’t know maybe it is true…

Sandy says:

March 31, 2008, 3:20 am

I hate to tell all of you this but Kelley was a friend of mine as well as his stepson kyle and Kelley’s death was not for no apparent reason. He did have a heart attack yes, but it was not do to a haunting. He died at the home but was not pronounced dead until he arrived at the hospital. As far as the upstairs room in the house the whole thing is now a ceiling and has been for years so you cannot even get to the door of the room because it no longer exists.

Danielle Cooker says:

April 5, 2008, 11:36 pm

I could hardly read and make sense of the majority of the comments due to terrible grammar, spelling, and downright lack of knowledge of this house.

Ruby says:

April 8, 2008, 12:25 am

me and my mom have both been in the house it was freaky nd ppl that dont belive it can just not belive….

But be afraid of the things that go bump in the night!!!!!

Justine says:

April 8, 2008, 12:10 pm

I would beleive that story, except that God is forgiving, and he would have had no reason to kill that man. You must not go to church!

juel2424 says:

May 7, 2008, 11:28 pm

For anyone visiting this blog…there is detailed information on the following link… http://www.roadsideamerica.com/attract/KYRUSface.html
I grew up in Logan County and this was a staple ghost story with a lesson, it’s not nice to curse God. I never witnessed the image, but I’ve heard many others say they did. Very few of the witnesses were adults. Draw your own conclusions. Happy fact finding!

kaylynn says:

May 10, 2008, 3:05 pm

Well for all those people ou there that beleive in all of this you must belive in the devil. And i am in the 6th grade and 12 years old and i actually know alot more than some of these people on here typing and i really don’t care what you people think because i have my own way of thinking so you have just officually heard me opinion…

Love,
Kaylynn Curnel

P.S. for that girl who’s dad died i am really sorry because i have lost my sister and my grandparents and i know how you feel…

Anomonous says:

May 22, 2008, 9:08 pm

I dont think in ANY way cursing online or on paper for that matter is mature! It sounds trashy and trampy, and expecially cusing at other people! Also this isn’t a message board to type a message board to talk to your friends, if you have something to say about the story type it here! and all the people who r using this to message other people…… get an MSN for petes sake!

Anomonous says:

May 22, 2008, 9:09 pm

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Paige says:

June 5, 2008, 11:17 am

For all of you who are talking about how God isnt real, He is. Thats all I have to say, and you should figure that out sometime soon.

Holly Lasley says:

June 10, 2008, 12:15 am

Look you all there is no such thing as haunted houses. IF there really was I would half to see it. And God never gets MAD at anything. And you all that say that God isn’t reall he is and if you go to a church that belives in getting saved and bapitized you will figure it out i’m serious. And haunted houses are not really real people just say that kind of stuff to just scare you and other people.

Brad Welch says:

June 21, 2008, 5:50 am

Also my cousin Riles used to live there he claims about the doors breaking and the next day theyre fixed and he claimed to have seen me bein killed by a unknown man with a pipe

Joe says:

June 23, 2008, 3:52 pm

The webmaster seriously needs to erase some of these comments. Wow.

God: Always used with a capital G when using it as his name; also capitalized is Him, He, Lord, and any other noun or pronoun referring to God. Any time when the word “god” is not used as his name, it is left lower case. This tradition started with the Holy Bible.

Cheyenne says:

July 31, 2008, 2:19 pm

I just saw this site so lol! I want to see that house so bad now that I have heard of it. I can’t wait to go next halloween with my boyfriend!

Brad Welch says:

August 15, 2008, 5:44 am

yet im still alive but some1 tried to strangle me with a pipe and he had glasses and i went im gonna have to get pysichal look just **** OFF and get fucked 4 eyes

Elizabeth G. says:

August 17, 2008, 7:00 pm

Okay so ts is for MoKElley how do we know that God exist well first of your on this earth amt you if it wasnt be for God you wouldnt be here and neither would i God is real and im tired of ppl sayin that he isnt i guess ppl who say he isnt real will just see how real he is when they die and there butts will be in a fiery pit called hell so yall quit sayin that God isnt real bc newsflash he is real and im a proud christian.

priya says:

August 30, 2008, 8:03 am

where you find good ,you will surely find bad.It all depends how do you perceive the situation.Sometimes we people get carried away with rumours,therefore true stories too have rumours and they are like chinese whispers.You want to believe you believe,you don’t want to then don’t.Don’t complicate situations which are simple.

Franklin Ky says:

October 4, 2008, 9:47 pm

I live in Franklin Ky which is ohh about 20 mins from the sexton House.
All my life i have heard these rumors, obviously NOT real,
although i do believe God would stike you down if you cursed him. In case you have forgotten he is God alimighty. I dont believe in ghosts in no way, i am a FIRM believer in Jesus, and have been Saved by God. Furthermore, i believe when you die you die, no…….lingering of an after life! Obviously some poeple will say i am a bible thumping idiot, which i might be but listen poeple it is Heaven or Hell, no in between! And for those who say the BIBLE isnt real………..FOOLS!

shigurl says:

October 11, 2008, 12:30 am

You all are being ridiculous. I don’t think It matters weather or not its spelled right or capitalized. I think this girl was just a young girl and she may not have known better. She was upset! I do believe it is rude to have boarded up the window . She was probably a harmless spirit just wanting to speak her mind but, now I don’t blame her for being furious!

Shigurl says:

October 15, 2008, 1:54 pm

Can anyone tell me what this girl’s name was? What year this story took place?

nikki says:

October 25, 2008, 2:43 pm

I find this story offinsive! I am a christian and beleive God would never kill any living thing! This story is obviously made up.

red bird says:

October 28, 2008, 2:58 pm

why curse god for

David says:

November 19, 2008, 4:49 pm

Well, back to the story.
The house in mention as far as my colleagues and I can tell from our experienced hunts there is “NOT” haunted.
As far as history archives go there is no mention of anything ever happing in that house to a girl being killed by anything or anyone.
Interviews with past tennants also provided no unexplained activity there.
So it possibally is no more than folklore.

morgan says:

November 21, 2008, 11:58 am

my h

shigirl says:

December 1, 2008, 11:36 am

I received an e-mail that tere is no such history regarding a girl being struc by lightning or any signs of true haunting but I did notice that the window facing the cemetary is now exposed wich in my opinion if there is any spirits there they are at peace now to be able to see out.

Mike Waggoner says:

December 4, 2008, 10:53 pm

Does anybody know who owns the Sexton house?

Drew Summerford says:

December 29, 2008, 12:43 pm

I went this past week and took a picture of the house to show my family. I did not notice any thing till I got home. My wife’s family is from there and she loaded the pictures and saw a image in the window facing the cemetery. There is also a image in the front door. I did not believe her till I saw it for my self.

Abbie says:

January 4, 2009, 6:44 pm

God wouldnt kill anyone….
in less it was their time to go!
this story is mixed up in someway…

brittany taylor says:

February 19, 2009, 10:27 pm

Why would any body do such a thing? Are there any pictures of what the house or the inside?

brittany says:

February 19, 2009, 10:31 pm

Why would someone do such a thing thats just wrong. r there any pictures of the house or inside? thanks

charlie says:

March 6, 2009, 11:50 am

On day my mother was taking me and my brother by the house this was before the wood was put up, but she was telling us the story. It was a stormy day and we pulled over to look up at the window and hem the rain blew on to the window, it looked as if there was a face there. My little brother saw it 2. We donĂ¢??t know if it was there or just the rain on a window but it looked jus like a face.

aznmafia says:

May 3, 2009, 7:32 pm

… im goin there

Leea says:

May 6, 2009, 9:57 pm

Okay I Live In The Same Town As The Sexton House. This Past Halloween They Took Dow nThe Boards And Paint From The Window. Yet, She Is Still There. I Saw Her. The Day They Took The Paint And Boards Off The City Threw A Big Celebration In The Yard Of The Sexton House, Where They Told Stories Of The Sexton House. Well My Mom Told Me That The Girl Who Died In The House Was Sixteen, And Nobody Who Has Lived In The House Has Lived There For More Than Sixteen Years, They All Move Or Die.

sierra and chelsea says:

May 17, 2009, 6:53 pm

well pretty much this is true but i hear that the girl got mad and cursed God because her parents said that she couldnt go to the dance and that her face appears only when it thunders or storms. but anyways i live two miles from this house and i drive past it every day…its pretty scary

Jordan C. says:

May 24, 2009, 10:41 pm

Wow, kinda cool that this is online. I am from Lewisburg, and have grown up only minutes away from the Sexton house. Unfortunately, it’s no where near as scary and haunted like as people make it out to be, but I do swear that you really can see that freaky image still. I drive by the house on my way to work everyday at the Country Club. It’s quite historical.

boyd young says:

June 13, 2009, 4:52 pm

4 the record kelli williams is my cousin well my dads first cousins my grampa is boyd gene young if you dont know him in logan county your an idiot and kelli had a heart attack i know and the whole girl never happened old whives tail he told me there was no up stairs and it nevered happened

Kayla says:

August 12, 2009, 10:54 pm

This Story Is Real!!!! Me & My Mom Have Seen That Girl In The Glass!!!! So Ppl Who Haven’t Should Stop Criticizing History & The Fact That It Happened!!! So What If It Happened!!! Be Glad It Didn’t Happen 2 U!!!!!

kiana kirsch says:

August 21, 2009, 6:51 pm

I think she was stup to do that don’t you think

Emil Keller says:

October 25, 2009, 11:02 pm

Haha, I’ve heard that exact same story all of my life and I’ve driven by that house at least once a week every week. I’ve actually heard that there isn’t even a room up there, that the window was merely decorative and it’s now boarded up. I don’t personally believe that because ‘Why would you have a ‘decorative’ window???’

jerry says:

October 30, 2009, 12:01 am

God killed everyone in Soddom read your bible.And get a job as a teacher if you want to correct everyones comments.Claiming to be christian and then calling someone stupid might be considered hippocrit

clh says:

November 3, 2009, 4:30 am

Actually, the story is the girl (killed) was forbidden to attend a dance at her school by her parents (the current caretakers of the cemetary) on a particular night of bad weather. she returned to the room upstairs and cursed (either her parents or god; depending on the source) and was zapped by lightning. I am from the area in Kentucky where the house stands and this is the story as told to/by locals.

sansha says:

November 14, 2009, 1:08 am

have you had someone in there place i can talk to the girl(killed). maybe she could tell you the real truth on what happened. and who she was cussing at the time she died. i understand the story told by the locals. i am not from the town where the house is. i had drove by the house on many occsions. sorry for the bad spelling. does anyone even know her name? well i shared my opinion. Might want to consider that if you beleave in people like that. well it wouldn’t hurt if you know what i am trying to say. it might shed light on a lot of things with the story and what really happened.

Bobby says:

December 31, 2009, 11:53 am

Hello, I live in Dunmore KY about 20 miles from Russelville. I drive by the Sexton House all the time traveling down 431 to TN and have seen the boarded up window in the attic. It has been boarded up for a long time but I can remember when it wasnt when I was in school. I have heard the same story as you all but that the shadow can only be seen whenever it is lightning. I have never seen the shadow in the window painted board or not but I havent been there while it was lightning either. Its a creepy old house and if its not haunted it should be. Bobby

Vicjue Bryant says:

February 4, 2010, 2:22 pm

I am a case manager with Middle Tennessee Paranormal Society and am looking at places to investigate. If anyone has any information about the sexton house and if it can be investigated please let me know!

Vickie says:

February 6, 2010, 12:42 pm

Sorry My name is misspelled. My name is Vickie with the Middle Tennessee Paranormal Society.

KEYLEIGH says:

February 12, 2010, 12:20 pm

I LIVE NEAR RUSSIVILLES SEXTON HOUSE MY FRIEND LIVED THERE AND HE CALLED ONE NIGHT AND SAID HE HEARD SCRATCHING HE DIED

Jackson Stone says:

February 25, 2010, 2:03 pm

Maybe the guy walked in on her ghost masturbating and this caused a heart attack in him. i know I’d freak out if I saw that. oh by the way, Krystina, Ms. English major spelled “capitalized” wrong haha. ah but we’re all just human

Sarah says:

April 30, 2010, 11:56 am

i actually saw this house and it is now a store

Shawn says:

June 26, 2010, 10:44 pm

Hello everyone my name is Shawn and i would like some current info on the Sexton House, i belong too a ghost hunting group and i would love to investigate this house

d dawg says:

December 6, 2010, 2:04 pm

lol how is a huanting website going from ghost to god and i dont care that i didnt capitalize the g bcause he does not exist why would you believe in a book writen thousands of years ago damn get a life and stop having religon run it

Parker sexton says:

January 20, 2011, 8:11 pm

My last name is sexton and I have been there and know all about it

CK says:

May 2, 2011, 9:53 pm

There are no stairs in the house. Slept in the house many times with nothing weird about it. My best friends father was the sexton for many years and lived in the house.

Logan says:

June 14, 2011, 8:54 pm

I used to live in Russellville right by this house, and me and my cousins would always walk around the cemetery by this house at night just to freak ourselves out! But yes, like Chloe said, the man died in the kitchen after he supposedly “heard a noise and went to investigate” -of course, that’s by word of mouth. I honestly do not think that God himself would strike a human- an angry teenage girl in specific- dead because they cursed his name. But hey, she was going to go when she was going to go. I also disagree with the used phrase “God must still be angry!” If you knew anything about the bible, or God himself, he forgives and is merciful beyond our imaginations. Saying that is disgraceful and disrespectful. Yes, the image of the girl was able to be seen, and it was very quite eerie. I think the evidence of the supernatural really hit all of the non-believers in the face when the image still showed through the paint. If that doesn’t prove it, then nothing will. I do beleive in spirits and the supernatural, and I do have pity on this young, young, girl- her life had just begun, and she was taken at a time of hostility, not happy and peaceful like deserved. All in all, the Sexton house is very interesting. And I feel awesome to say that I was in the community at the time of this and got to experience it. It’s real, people, it’s real.

Logan says:

June 14, 2011, 8:58 pm

And no, the house is NOT a store. Way to embarrass yourself on the internet, Sarah. But yes, ah we are all just human. There IS a room up there, and it DID happen. I have been inside the house when a family friend lived in it. If you don’t know the story, don’t open your mouth. Thanks. :)

Kristie says:

June 17, 2011, 10:12 pm

I have been to this house. I have seen the shadow of the girl in the window before they boarded them up. I have seen the imprint of the girl on the wood (maybe it was an aporition)but she was there! And to read that the person living in the home passed away in the home of a heart attack sends chills down my spine!!!! I believe this spirit will now dwell there as well.

Lesley Gossett says:

September 21, 2011, 11:44 pm

Just wondering how you can contact the owners of this house, to do a paranormal investigation?. Does anyone know the telephone number so I can contact the owners?. they’re names?.. I am apart of Hopkins County Paranormal Society in Kentucky and I am trying to get ahold of someone to go experiences all the sayings of “hauntings” in this house. Can anyone help me?.. Please

Libby says:

September 25, 2011, 2:22 pm

? I don’t know what to say. >.>

uncle ruckus says:

September 26, 2011, 10:59 pm

i thinks we need to send superspook pres obammy to instigate dat yt girl in window

Cynthia says:

October 12, 2011, 1:53 pm

Okay, Why don’t we stop arguing about how to spell stuff.. G in God is caps ALL THE TIME NO MATTER WHAT,,,,! 2nd.. I believe in ghost but my grandparents live right down the road from this house. Apparently when it storms you can see this little girl in the window.. Every time it storms I go to the house and look in the window. I don’t see anything. Maybe I’m missing something,,

bell county boy says:

October 20, 2011, 1:45 pm

Well i am in a local paranormal group, and my personal opinion is that this story is a bunch of bull, ( i may be wrong) but why in the world would u people get on here and make yourself look like a bunch of idiots, over something like this? this story had my attention till i got reading the comments, even if this is a true story and ghosts haunt the house, bickering and fighting on a website that has it will never draw attention to that specific place good luck. off to waverly hills i go!

emily says:

October 24, 2011, 9:53 am

i spent most of my time in this house im related to kelly williams she is my cousin and he dad was like my dads brother…..

bella says:

October 28, 2011, 1:40 pm

LOL god is not real its all in your head in the fantasy chapter…I know its true because my buddy the Devil told me so :p

Joanna says:

January 11, 2012, 2:32 am

I have heard many different stories about this house, I accually went to see the home although wasn’t lucky enough to go inside. i never saw the imprint but the window had been boreded up. I would love t accually get in a group travel and see all that chilling places

Jake says:

July 25, 2013, 3:26 pm

My mom took a pic of the house and there was a face in the very right window. Anyone know what window she died in?

Kya says:

February 22, 2014, 1:56 pm

Well excuse me but it is right to put a Capital G on God in the middle of the sentence because it’s a name which means it needs a capital on it.Also this is a scary story so don’t read it when your about to go to bed because it might haunt you and there’s a place called Annesley hall it’s in Nottingham it’s really more scary than this story Lord Byron owned the place if you shout Lord Byron he will pop up if you take a photo but turn the sound off because there’s a Groundskeepers in there and don’t take a torch or will find you in there.

Katie says:

June 22, 2014, 3:20 pm

I live right down the street from this place. The guy who takes care of the cemetery usually lives there. When the new one came, his wife refused to live there,so it’s used as an office now.

AshtonIrwin says:

November 28, 2014, 4:44 pm

Guys, you sound like you’re seven when you use the word “retard” as a derogatory term. Not to mention seven exclamation points a sentence, it’s quite cringeworthy. Oh and God is capitalized no matter where it is in a sentence, even a seventh grader should be aware of that.

lynn says:

July 28, 2015, 6:38 pm

The point being that the girl was going to prom and it started to rain, she was standing in window swearing at god for the rain and was struck

HA! says:

January 16, 2018, 5:35 pm

HA! I moved away from Russellville a long time ago, and left Christianity long before that…finding this on a google search is all I needed to be reminded why I left both…

Jesus ******* Christ.

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