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By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com 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 • marla@southerntorch.com 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

Devils Burn the Dogs

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com GERALDINE, Ala. — The Fyffe Red Devils shutout the Geraldine Bulldogs 28-0 on Friday night.  The Red Devils, scored first on a 70-yard touchdown drive.  Zach Pryon connected with Brody Dalton on a

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Full Video on our Facebook) The Fort Payne City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, September 3, 2019. The Council presented the first reading of an ordinance annexing

By Amy Thrash, Sports Reporter • amy@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne Wildcats took back the TopCat trophy after a 42-7 win over the Scottsboro Wildcats Friday night.  Fort Payne struck quickly on a pass connection from J.D.

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com WASHINGTON, D.C. — Last month, a resolution was approved by the Alabama Republican Party that called for the expulsion of Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) for what the sponsor, State Rep. Tommy Hanes (R-Bryant), refers

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Fans were on the edge of their seats as Plainview defeated the North Jackson Chiefs, in a 36-35 overtime victory on Friday night.   After a scoreless first quarter marred with

Story & Photo by Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com PHOTO: Plainview High School’s marching band presented a patriotic show in the 2018 DeKalb County Band Exhibition last year. FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The marching bands of DeKalb County are preparing