As you progress, there is a switch that will light each area in front of you. In other words, you must turn the light off at the same place you turned it on.
The marketing director had offered to take the two new female employees into the basement and turned on the lights at the top of the stairs. At that moment the marketing director was called to take a phone call inside the office.
There is a tree in the middle of the road in Wilder where 3 witches were supposedly hung, and there is a curse on the tree to whom ever tries to cut it down, or spits on it.
I have been to this place many times, and taken pictures, and many times even though it was a clear night, the pictures have come back covered in white blotches. It is said that during some early renovation work on the Paramount Theatre, a death occurred there and the man’s ghost has forever since haunted the Paramount.
“Well, she said, “I’m supposed to tell you that Joe said he is here.” There is a picture of a young Irish woman that hangs in the 5th house on the left.
If you look at the picture the eyes will glow non-stop!
As time passed and the walls in the box office became too full of 8x10’s signed by other performers, the executive director felt that some of the pictures and posters needed to come down.
The next day, when the ladies came to work, every single 8x10 and poster that had been hanging neatly on the walls the night before were now lined strewn on the floor, many of their glass frames shattered!
However, he is by all means a “good ghost” - one who seems to look out for the benefit of the theatre and its occupants.
When Billy Ray Cyrus was here filming his video for "Achy Breaky Heart," he was told about the legend of Paramount Joe.
They lead him back into the basement, only to be met by darkness. "Well, thanks Joe," called out one of the ladies, as she shivered.
In 2004, marketing director Tyson Compton was giving a tour to some high school students.
It was as if someone had wiped each one off the wall.