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By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The DeKalb County Commission held their regularly scheduled meeting on September 10, 2019. County Engineer Ben Luther stated that after opening the bids for Project No. ST-025-888-020 for County

Story & Photos by Amy Thrash, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com ALBERTVILLE, Ala. — The Fort Payne Wildcats defeated the Albertville Aggies in region play on Friday night, 20-13.  The Aggies were the first to put points on the board with a

FINALLY

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (File Photo) RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Rainsville City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, September 5, due to the Labor Day holiday. After years of complaints from Rainsville citizens being unable

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Cheryl Boydston) SAND ROCK, Ala. — The Ider Hornets fell to the Sand Rock Wildcats, 20-14 in an overtime battle. After a Hornet fumble, Ider recovered and run it back to

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Kristen Barnett) RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Geraldine Bulldogs defeated the Plainview Bears, 48-6 on Friday night. Geraldine started their scoring frenzy with 5:00 remaining in the first quarter on a 3-yard

Story & Photos by Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com VALLEY HEAD, Ala. — Last Friday night, the Valley Head Tigers fell to the Decatur Heritage Christian Academy Eagles, 35-14 in region play.  The Eagles struck early and frequently in

Story & Photos by Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com GADSDEN, Ala. — The Etowah Blue Devils defeated the Crossville Lions, 49-7 in region play last Friday night. The Blue Devils had 21 unanswered points in the first quarter, followed

Region Upset

Story & Photo by Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com SYLVANIA, Ala. — The Sylvania Rams fell to Susan Moore in their Class 3A, Region 7 opener. The Bulldogs scored first with 5:50 remaining in the first quarter.  The extra

Devils Cage the Lions

Story & Photo by Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com SECTION, Ala. — The Fyffe Red Devils shutout the Section Lions, 49-0 in a Class 2A, Region 8 game on Friday night. Ike Rowell scored on a 4-yard touchdown with

By Southern Torch Staff FORT PAYNE, Ala. — From the Office of DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden: Last Thursday, the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics and Interdiction team assisted with the seizure of 24 pounds of methamphetamine in on Highway