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By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Submitted Photo) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — On Saturday, the Fort Payne Police Department, in association with the Wills Town Rats, held a bike night benefit for Dade County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Major Tommy Bradford. During a

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) ALEXANDRIA, Ala. – The Crossville Lions were knocked down last Friday night by Region 6 opponent Alexandria, 66-14. With 6:40 remaining in the first quarter, the Valley Cubs took the lead

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Marla Jones | Southern Torch) FYFFE, Ala. — At the Fyffe homecoming game against Asbury, Waylon Elliott (great-grandfather of Payton Anderson) was honored as the first Fyffe football player to be named All-State. Elliott played

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Bruce Wilson) FYFFE, Ala. — The Fyffe Red Devils took on the Asbury Rams for their homecoming. The Devils defeated the Rams, 55-0. On the first play from scrimmage, Zach Pyron hit Payton

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Cheryl Boydston) IDER, Ala. — The Ider Hornets hosted the Collinsville Panthers for their homecoming on Friday. The Panthers spoiled Ider’s homecoming, defeating them 50-20. Mason McKinney struck first for Collinsville on a

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — The DeKalb County Commission held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, September 25. During the meeting, County Administrator Matt Sharp presented the Commission with their official 2018-19

By Staff Reports (Photo by al.com) BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama is pleased to announce for the third consecutive year, C PlusSM  members will not see a premium increase on their 2019 C Plus Medicare Select

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Kayla Fortner) RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Clay County Christian Academy clipped the wings of the Cornerstone Christian Academy Eagles last Friday at the first homecoming game for the Eagles, 59-13. With 6:00 minutes

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) GAYLESVILLE, Ala. — The Valley Head Tigers were defeated the Gaylesville Trojans 26-13 in region play last week. The Tigers’ opening drive began with a 40-yard kickoff return by

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by championpix.net) SYLVANIA, Ala. — The Sylvania Rams hosted the Plainview Bears in the annual Sand Mountain Showdown last Friday night. Early in the game, both teams traded possession and went three-and-out.