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Week 9 Coaches Show

  Jake discusses the Game of the Week matchup against the Collinsville Panthers with Valley Head Coach Rusty Higdon.

Last week Southern Torch reported that Candidate for State Senate District 8 John Blackwell had dropped out of the race to enter the Congressional race in District 6. Tonight, Southern Torch has confirmed that Gary Palmer will also enter the

The DeKalb County Commission had their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday morning at 10:00 AM. The Commission is comprised of: Ricky Harcrow, President Shane Wootten, District 1 Derek Caldwell, District 2 Chris Kuykendall, District 3 Dewitt Jackson, District 4 Matt

On Monday night the Rainsville City Council held their last October meeting. Business discussed included: Letter of Resignation by Randy Tumlin from the Agricenter Board accepted Empower the Mayor to sign the paperwork for the USDA loan in association with

The Mentone Colorfest

Jake and Rachel show you the serenity of the Mentone Colorfest.  

The Common Core debate rages on across Alabama and around the country. Thursday the Alabama State Board of education will consider revoking the Memorandum of Agreement with the National Governor’s Association regarding the Common Core State Standards. This policy does

Week 9 POWER Rankings

Welcome to the Southern Torch Week 9 POWER Rankings! Each week our staff grades every team in DeKalb County based on a number of factors. Let us know what you think! Rankings are based on: Overall Record Region Record Head-to-Head

Week 8 Wrap-Up

Jake talks with Plainview QB Jayse Pruitt, and the crew wraps up Week 8.     The Plainview Band joins the Sylvania Band to wrap up the rivalry on Friday night!  

On Tuesday evening Alabama State Representative Wes Long (HD-27) hosted a First Responders Appreciation Catfish Fry at the Grove Oak Volunteer Fire Department.   “I want to thank all our first responders for their service to our community and for

Week 8 Coaches Show

Jake interviews Plainview Head Coach Dale Pruitt ahead of the Week 8 rumble with the Rams.   Sylvania Head Coach Roger Haynes talks about the Rams and his first experience of the Sylvania/Plainview rivalry.