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By Staff Reports  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office: On Sunday, July 30th DeKalb County Deputies, Crossville Police, and Geraldine Police responded to a call on County Road 926 in the Kilpatrick community about an unwanted guest

PHOTO: 45 year old Jonathan David Henderson, of Fort Payne led Leesburg Police and Cherokee County Law Enforcement on a high speed pursuit Thursday night. (Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office) By Joey Weaver (WEIS Radio) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — A 45 year

PHOTO: The DeKalb County Road Department is currently fixing a creek crossing on County Road 173 at Buck’s Pocket State Park, near the Jackson County line. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Video

PHOTO: Last night, Deputy Hunter Akins was responding to a call when he struck a bull standing in Highway 75 in Fyffe. (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office: At

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The following are reported incidents, arrests, and accidents from the Fort Payne Police Department for Friday, July 21 – Sunday, July 23. FRIDAY, July 21 Reported Incidents (7/21) Theft of Property – Occurred at Wal-Mart, sunglasses were

PHOTO: “The Father’s House” is being considered by the Rainsville Zoning Board, and will help those struggling to rebuild their lives after addiction. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — At the last

PHOTO: The second meeting of ‘Coffee With a Cop’ will be held tomorrow morning at Kelly’s Kitchen in Rainsville at 9 am. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — This Thursday (July 27), the

PHOTO: The 2017 Valley Head Tigers take on summer workouts in the weight room. (Marla Jones | Southern Torch) By Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com VALLEY HEAD, Ala. — For my sixth stop of Inside the Huddle, I went to Valley Head

PHOTO: A fire broke out late yesterday at a cottage at Nippersink Lodge near DeSoto Falls. Firefighters with the Mentone Fire Department, as well as the Valley Head and Hammondsville Fire Deparments responded to the call. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By

PHOTO: A 39-year-old male was swept over the falls and sustained major injuries earlier today. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Staff Reports  FORT PAYNE, Ala. —Larry Beane, Park Ranger with the National Park Service at Little River Canyon released a statement