By Marla Jones, Managing Editor PICTURED: Ryan Jones, along with his team of Cody Hurley and Derrick Blevins, won the

Story & Photo contributed by Carolyn W. Boatner IDER, Ala. — The Ider Homemakers and Community Leaders applied for a grant

FORT PAYNE, Ala. — From the Office of DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden: On Friday night, deputies and agents with

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By Staff Reports DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Join the Cornerstone Christian Academy Eagles for a 5K and one-mile fun run

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — On one of the hottest days of the year with

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By Staff Reports GERALDINE, Ala. — On January 4th, a joint operation was conducted between DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office, DeKalb County