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By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com STEVENSON, Ala. — The North Jackson Chiefs defeated the Plainview Bears, 48-0 on Friday night. With 8:32 remaining in the first quarter, North Jackson scores on a 3-play, 32 yard rushing touchdown.  The extra

(Photo by Cheryl Boydston) By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com IDER, Ala. — The Ider Hornets were defeated by the Holly Pond Broncos , 36-13 in their home opener of the 2018 football season. With 9:25 remaining in the first

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com TALLADEGA, Ala. — The Valley Head Tigers defeated the Alabama School for the Deaf Warriors, 38-6 on Friday. The Tigers started their scoring frenzy early, scoring 20 unanswered points in the first quarter.  By

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Full Video on our Facebook) The Rainsville City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, September 3. DeKalb County Circuit Clerk Pam Simpson addressed the Council explaining the many responsibilities of

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com CROSSVILLE, Ala. — The Collinsville Panthers took down the Crossville Lions 47-14 on Friday night. The Panthers scored 26, unanswered points in the first quarter against the Lions.  Jarrod Barkley ran 73-yards down the

Lions Bite the Rams

(Photo by Kristy Gallagher) By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com SYLVANIA, Ala. — The Sylvania Rams fell, 27-3 in non region play against the Class 5A Sardis Lions. The first quarter was an intense battle between the two teams with

Cat Fight

By Amy Thrash, Reporter • amy@southerntorch.com SCOTTSBORO, Ala. — The Fort Payne Wildcats were defeated by the Scottsboro Wildcats 26-13 on Friday night. This was the 84th meeting of the Wildcats .The Scottsboro Wildcats has won The Top Cat Trophy two of

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne City Council held its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, September 4. The Council passed a resolution authorizing an agreement with the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) for the modification

Contributed by The Fort Payne Chamber of Commerce DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Recently, the Fort Payne Chamber of Commerce partnered with Fort Payne High School and the DeKalb County Economic Development Board to help facilitate a job shadowing program for

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — (Full Video Below) The DeKalb County Commission held their regularly scheduled meeting on August 28, 2018. Commission President Ricky Harcrow reported that at the 90th Meeting of the Alabama County Commissioners