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Devils Cage the Lions

Story & Photo by Marla Jones, Sports Editor • 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

COLLINSVILLE, Ala. — The Class 2A, No. 6 ranked Collinsville Panthers defeated the North Sand Mountain Bisons, 54-28 on Friday night.   This win gives the Collinsville Panthers a 3-0 start to their 100th season.  They are 1-0 in region play.

By Zach Hester, Reporter • FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The fair is coming back to town from September 23-28 at the VFW Fairgrounds in Fort Payne. This year’s theme is “Land That I Love.”  The gates of the 64th

By Southern Torch Staff FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Fort Payne High School sophomore place-kicker Alex McPherson was the holder in 2017 when his older brother Evan kicked a 60-yard field goal versus Brewer for the longest field goal made from

FORT PAYNE, Ala. — If you’re a member of the Fort Payne Chamber of Commerce you now have the exclusive rights to sign up for Go Native and be able to offer thousands of northeast Alabama users your goods and

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Cornerstone Christian Academy Eagles celebrated their first win as a football team, shutting out Chilton Christian Academy, 30-0. With :59 off the time clock in the opening quarter, Matt

By Southern Torch Staff (Submitted Photo) DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — On Friday, September 6, a pedestrian was killed while changing a flat tire on the Interstate 59 in DeKalb County, according to Curtis Summerville of the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency

FORT PAYNE, Ala. — From the Office of DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden: Wednesday, agents with the DeKalb Co. Narcotics and Interdiction Unit arrested a 16 year old for trafficking in methamphetamine after a chase.  Agents along with the Mentone

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • VALLEY HEAD, Ala. — The Valley Head Tigers defeated the Alabama School for the Deaf, 45-8, in their season opener on Friday night. The Tigers put on nineteen unanswered points in the first