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By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala.— Rainsville Mayor Nick Jones announced last week that he will seek reelection as the city’s mayor. Municipal elections will be held Aug. 23, 2016 to select a mayor and town council with a

Theft reportedly well-planned, efficiently executed By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com IDER, Ala.—Police are still investigating a break-in and theft that occurred at Ider Discount Drugs at 10705 Alabama Highway 75 in Ider sometime in the early morning hours on Tuesday

By Tyler Pruett tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — At approximately 4:30 a.m. Monday morning, Fort Payne Police were dispatched to check on the welfare of a female resident at an apartment in the 700 block of 9th St. SE. Upon

Collinsville 8-Under All-Stars sweep District Tournament, headed to Dixie Youth State Tournament By JoJo Morgan COLLINSVILLE, Ala.—The Collinsville 8-under Dixie Youth All-Star team, officially named the South DeKalb-Collinsville All-Stars, defeated the Rainsville All-Stars 8-7 Friday night to clench the Alabama Dixie

By Tyler Pruett tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — At approximately 4:30 a.m. this morning, Fort Payne Police were dispatched to check on the welfare of a female resident at an apartment in the 700 block of 9th St. SE. Upon

By Joseph M. Morgan FORT PAYNE, Ala.—On June 27, 2016 at the DeKalb Theatre in Fort Payne from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. (doors will open at 5 p.m.), the Fort Payne Main Street organization will be reveal the results of

GUNTERSVILLE, Ala.—A pair of young ladies from DeKalb County will soon take center stage in the theatre production of The Fabulous Fifties, a stage production by the Whole Backstage theatre in Guntersville. Courtney Roden of Mentone and Megan Mitchell of

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala.— Lt. Col. John M. Walker, U.S. Army, Ret., Commander of the Fort Payne High School (FPHS) Junior ROTC recently announced that their group will be competing at the 3-Position Air Rifle (3PAR) Sporter-class Junior

Race will donate more than $26,000 to help Rainsville teen Savannah Willingham By Joseph M. Morgan RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Last Saturday, the city of Rainsville hosted the 7th annual Freedom Fest Run, a 5K/10K fundraiser that is the official kickoff

Replacing Hubbard

From left to right: Representatives Phil Williams, Lynn Greer, Victor Gaston, Mac McCutcheon, and Steve Clouse are some of the names being floated as potential candidates to replace the fallen Mike Hubbard as Alabama House Speaker. By Tyler Pruett tyler@southerntorch.com MONTGOMERY, Ala.