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Class 2A Rivalry

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Amy Thrash) COLLINSVILLE, Ala. — In a game talked about all across DeKalb County, the Fyffe Red Devils defeated the Collinsville Panthers, 54-24. The Collinsville Panthers took the first lead of the

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com (Photos by Zach Hester) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — All seven high school marching bands in DeKalb County set upon Fort Payne’s Wildcat Stadium on Sunday afternoon to take the field in exhibition. The exhibition, where bands

Hail Mary!

By Amy Thrash, Sports Reporter • amy@southerntorch.com (Photo by Amy Thrash) HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The Fort Payne Wildcats defeated the Mae Jemison Jaguars 48-47 in region play last Friday night. The Wildcats are now 2-0 in Region Play. In the first

BOE approves budget

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Full Videos on our Facebook) The DeKalb County Board of Education held their regularly scheduled meeting on September 13, 2018. During the workshop session, Anthony Cooper presented the final budget

Contributed by The Town of Geraldine GERALDINE, Ala. — The Geraldine Town Council met Monday, September 10 for their regular monthly meeting. The Council voted to adopt the 2018-2019 budget as presented after the Mayor and Council had worked on it

By Marla Jones, Reporter DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — (Video Below) The DeKalb County Commission held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, September 11. The Commission discussed the Boozer Bridge Land Agreement between the Commission and the City of Rainsville. In exchange

By Zach Hester, Reporter RAINSVILLE, Ala. — As the world reels from a weeklong mourning of Hollywood icon Burt Reynolds, a local business is holding tight onto a small piece of history that they shared with the ‘Gunsmoke’ and ‘Smokey and

FirstOn Socks

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — If you’re stopping by Boom Days this weekend in downtown Fort Payne, be sure to stop by FirstOn’s booth! They are a business local to the Rainsville area. According to

Section Shutout

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor (Photo by Bruce Wilson) FYFFE, Ala. — The Fyffe Red Devils shutout the Section Lions, 56-0 on Friday night. The Lions received to start the game.  Senior, Payton Stoner intercepted the ball and Fyffe drove down

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor (Photo by Marla Jones) VALLEY HEAD, Ala. — The Valley Head Tigers fell to Decatur Heritage 35-13 in Class 1A, Region 7 play. Decatur scored first with 4:25 remaining in the first quarter on a