From the Rainsville Police Department: RAINSVILLE, Ala. — In the early morning hours of January 16, 2019, officers of the Rainsville Police Department received

My name is Hasten Jones.  The night before my 14th birthday, I had a dream that I killed a big

By Marla Jones,Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (All Photos by Kristy Gallagher) RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The 2019 DeKalb County Varisty Basketball Tournament is being held this

By Marla Jones,Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — (Full LIVE Videos on our Facebook) Earlier this week, family

https://dailycaller.com/2019/01/16/eight-house-dems-break-with-leadership/ By Kerry Pickett, Reporter (Photo by REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque) WASHINGTON—Eight House Democrats broke ranks with their leadership Wednesday when they

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By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Fort Payne Cross Country Coach Ashley Griggs Jackson was recently

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PHOTO: Gary Haymon, retired Pastor of the Rainsville Church of God, was viciously attacked by a dog last week. (Gary Haymon)

PHOTO: The City of Fort Payne has set a tentative date to review the contract with Chick-Fil-A! (File Photo) By

PHOTO: A burglary investigation led to 10 arrests for drugs at the Green Acres Trailer Park in Fort Payne. (DeKalb

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