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From the Rainsville Police Department: RAINSVILLE, Ala. — In the early morning hours of January 16, 2019, officers of the Rainsville Police Department received a call of a suspicious vehicle. Officers responded to the area and located the vehicle. It was described as a

My name is Hasten Jones.  The night before my 14th birthday, I had a dream that I killed a big buck. On the day of my birthday, my dad, my brother and I drove to Hamilton, Ala.. We saw a

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 week at the DeKalb County Schools Coliseum. In the first game of the tournament, #2 seed Fyffe Lady Red Devils

By Marla Jones,Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — (Full LIVE Videos on our Facebook) Earlier this week, family and friends gathered for the swearing-in ceremonies of DeKalb County’s new elected officials and Sheriff’s deputies.  On Monday, Todd Greeson

By Zach Hester,Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Rainsville First Baptist Church will welcome rising artist Austin French to their church on Sunday, January 27 for a special performance at 6pm. French was  the runner-up on the first season of

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 voted against an amendment within disaster supplemental aid legislation that would deny funding for the border wall. The amendment passed

Coach of the Year

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Fort Payne Cross Country Coach Ashley Griggs Jackson was recently selected to receive the 2017-18 Alabama Coach of the Year award for Girls Cross Country on behalf of the National

From the Office of DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden: FORT PAYNE, Ala. — At approximately 10:30 pm, on the night of January 15th, DeKalb County Drug Task Force agents along with the Fort Payne Police Department executed a search warrant

From the Office of DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden: FORT PAYNE, Ala. — A fatality occurred in an early morning house fire on County Road 74 in the Mount Vernon Community. The fire was reported at approximately 2:30 am. There

From the Office of DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden: FORT PAYNE, Ala. — A 17-year-old male was caught with a small amount of marijuana in the classroom at Sylvania School on Monday, January 14th. The student in question was a