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Hail Mary!

By Amy Thrash, Sports Reporter • amy@southerntorch.com (Photo by Amy Thrash) HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The Fort Payne Wildcats defeated the Mae Jemison Jaguars 48-47 in region play last Friday night. The Wildcats are now 2-0 in Region Play. In the first

BOE approves budget

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Full Videos on our Facebook) The DeKalb County Board of Education held their regularly scheduled meeting on September 13, 2018. During the workshop session, Anthony Cooper presented the final budget

Contributed by The Town of Geraldine GERALDINE, Ala. — The Geraldine Town Council met Monday, September 10 for their regular monthly meeting. The Council voted to adopt the 2018-2019 budget as presented after the Mayor and Council had worked on it

By Marla Jones, Reporter DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — (Video Below) The DeKalb County Commission held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, September 11. The Commission discussed the Boozer Bridge Land Agreement between the Commission and the City of Rainsville. In exchange

By Zach Hester, Reporter RAINSVILLE, Ala. — As the world reels from a weeklong mourning of Hollywood icon Burt Reynolds, a local business is holding tight onto a small piece of history that they shared with the ‘Gunsmoke’ and ‘Smokey and

FirstOn Socks

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — If you’re stopping by Boom Days this weekend in downtown Fort Payne, be sure to stop by FirstOn’s booth! They are a business local to the Rainsville area. According to

Section Shutout

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor (Photo by Bruce Wilson) FYFFE, Ala. — The Fyffe Red Devils shutout the Section Lions, 56-0 on Friday night. The Lions received to start the game.  Senior, Payton Stoner intercepted the ball and Fyffe drove down

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor (Photo by Marla Jones) VALLEY HEAD, Ala. — The Valley Head Tigers fell to Decatur Heritage 35-13 in Class 1A, Region 7 play. Decatur scored first with 4:25 remaining in the first quarter on a

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor (Photo by Cheryl Boydston) IDER, Ala. — The Ider Hornets fell to the Sand Rock Wildcats, 12-7 in Class 2A, Region 8 play. With 5:49 remaining in the first quarter, Sand Rock scored first on a

(Photo by Kristy Gallagher) By Marla Jones, Sports Editor SUSAN MOORE, Ala. — The Sylvania Rams fell in regional play against the Susan Moore Bulldogs, 28-21 on Friday night. Susan Moore took the early advantage after blocking a punt near the