Posts From Southern Torch

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Full Live Video on our Facebook) The Rainsville City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on September 17, 2018. The Council approved the $4.3 million proposed budget for the 2018-2019 fiscal

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Full Live Video on our Facebook) The Fort Payne held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, September 18. During the work session, City Attorney Rocky Watson addressed the Council on road

Bears Lose in 2OT

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Cheryl Boydston) RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Plainview Bears lost in double overtime, 20-14 to the Susan Moore Bulldogs in Class 3A,, Region 7 play on Friday night. The first quarter was an

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Cheryl Boydston) SECTION, Ala. — The Ider Hornets scored their first win of the season with a 28-6 victory over the Section Lions. The Hornets attacked the Lions early scoring on

Devils Burn the Dogs

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Amy Thrash) FALKVILLE, Ala. — The Valley Head Tigers fell to the Falkville Blue Devils, 55-6 on Friday night.  This loss put the Tigers 0-2 in Class 1A, Region 7. With

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Kristy Gallagher) GASTON, Ala. — The Sylvania Rams cashed in on their first victory of the season with a 24-8 win over the Gaston Bulldogs. Days before surgery to repair damage from

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) CROSSVILLE, Ala. — The Crossville Lions defeated their 5A, Region 6 rival Douglas Eagles 31-7 for their first win of the season last Friday night. This marked their first victory

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) GERALDINE, Ala. — The Geraldine Bulldogs shutout the Brindlee Mountain Lions, 49-0 on Friday night. Brindlee Mountain went three and out.  The Bulldogs scored on the first play from scrimmage,

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