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PHOTO: On Friday, April 28th, Crossville lost a great kid and future sports star, but the family asks for us to celebrate his life and be happy, as Hunter always was. (Leah A. Jones) By Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com

PHOTO: Gary Haymon, retired Pastor of the Rainsville Church of God, was viciously attacked by a dog last week. (Gary Haymon) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com  RAINSVILLE, Ala. – A near-fatal attack last week by a dog has the Rainsville

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The following are reported incidents, arrests, and accidents from the Fort Payne Police Department for Friday, Apr. 28 – Sunday, Apr. 30. FRIDAY, April 28 Reported Incidents (4/28) None Reported Reported Arrests (4/28) Carlos Mateo Sebastian, age

PHOTO: State Representative Ed Henry (R – Hartselle) is currently running for the U.S. Senate seat, and discusses protecting and expanding Second Amendment rights with the Southern Torch. (Ed Henry | Twitter) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The

PHOTO: The Old Mapco Building greets travelers as they enter town by way of Highway 35, and many consider to be an eyesore. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) (Video at the Bottom) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala.

PHOTO: This year, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced an incredibly short red snapper season. (Wikimedia Commons) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com  MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The federal season for red snapper fishing this year will be three days, a

PHOTO: Chuck Chitwood of CDG Engineering addresses the council on the progress of the Chavies Road Bridge project. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — To start the Workshop, the Rainsville City Council was updated

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The following are reported incidents, arrests, and accidents from the Fort Payne Police Department for Monday, April 24 – Thursday, April 27. MONDAY, April 24 Reported Incidents (4/24) Theft of Property – Occurred at 1202 Grand Ave

By Staff Reports FYFFE, Ala. — On Friday April 28, 2017, DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office K-9 units conducted searches of Crossville High School and Fyffe High School. During the search of Fyffe High School a juvenile was found to have

PHOTO: The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office arrested Billy Earl McClendon of Fort Payne, Heather McKenzie Perryman of Fort Payne, John Amos Narron of Crossville, and Tracey Lynn Freeman of Fort Payne on drug charges last weekend. (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff