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Parents of Nora Rose to speak at Sanctity of Human Life worship service

PHOTO: Local parents Jacob and Katie Malone with their 15-month-old daughter, Nora Rose. Nora was born with Trisomy 13, and

UPDATE: Emergency Drill CANCELLED due to Flu, potential for Winter Weather

(File Photo) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to the DeKalb County Emergency Management Agency, the

JUST A DRILL: DeKalb/Fort Payne schools to hold Emergency Drill Jan. 15th – 19th

(File Photo) By Staff Reports  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Update: This event was cancelled on Friday, January 12th due to

Deadline Approaching for FSA Livestock Disaster Assistance Program

PHOTO: The deadline for local livestock producers to apply for the Livestock Forage Disaster Program is quickly approaching. (File Photo)

UPDATE: DeKalb County Schools closed on Monday, January 8

(File Photo) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — According to Superintendent Dr. Jason Barnett, DeKalb Co. Schools will

Emergency warming stations available in DeKalb during bitter cold

(File Photo) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — With temperatures remaining bitter cold throughout the weekend, warming

Students receive scholarship from Mentone Foundation

PHOTO: MERF 2018 Scholarship winners, Pictured Left to right: August Shanklin, Devin Leps, Brooke Moore, Kara Goss and Josie Crider. (Not

DeKalb Co. Schools to delay due to extreme cold temperatures

(File Photo) By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala. — According to DeKalb County Schools, school will be delayed for 2 hours Wednesday

Harcrow appointed to state Mental Health Task Force

PHOTO: DeKalb County Commission President Ricky Harcrow was one of eight public officials in Alabama named to a task force

DeKalb Ambulance Service holds Toy Drive for local Children

PHOTO: DeKalb Ambulance Service (DAS) is currently holding a toy drive to benefit local children this Holiday Season through the Children’s