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From the Office of DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden: FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Last night (Thursday, June 14, 2019), DeKalb County Deputies interrupted a Kratom trafficking operation on Interstate 59. A Deputy conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle at

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — For the first time ever, the Alabama State Games introduced the Ninja Challenge. 12-year-old Aubriella Hairston recently won at last week’s event in the Kids’ Division.  The ASF Foundation was

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com COLLINSVILLE, Ala. — The Alabama Sports Writers Association (ASWA) recently named Collinsville Head Softball Coach James Coker the Class 2A Coach of the Year. Under Coker’s leadership, the Lady Panthers made it to

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — (Full Video on our Facebook) The DeKalb County Commission held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, June 11 at the DeKalb County Activities Building.  Road Department Superintendent Tom Broyles

Stories by Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com Johnson named Varsity Volleyball Coach CROSSVILLE, Ala. — At Monday’s meeting of the DeKalb County Board of Education, Coach Ariel Johnson was awarded the Crossville Varsity Volleyball Head Coach position.  Johnson, a

By Staff Reports DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — The elderly population and disabled adults in our state and communities have the right to feel safe and to be treated with dignity and respect. Unfortunately, this is not the case for every

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — From the Office of DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden: So far it has been a busy week for DeKalb Co. Sheriff’s Office DTF Agents and Deputies. Among multiple other arrests, agents have arrested

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com MONTGOMERY, Ala. — U.S. Senator Doug Jones (D-AL) recently announced the hiring of former Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries Ron Sparks to his team. Sparks will serve as the Regional Director for the

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor (Photo by Carrie McCarson) JACKSON COUNTY, Ala. — The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office deputies are searching for missing 61-year-old Jimmy Wayne McCarson. McCarson has been missing for two weeks after getting his automobile stuck at

Contributed by Rainsville Technology Institute, Inc. FORT PAYNE, Ala. – Employees from Rainsville Technology, Inc. are joining more than 25,000 volunteers across North America participating in Honda’s fourth annual Team Honda Week of Service, in which Honda associates, dealers and