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By Amy Thrash, Sports Reporter • amy@southerntorch.com (Photo by Amy Thrash) RAGLAND, Ala. — The Valley Head Tigers were defeated by the Ragland Devils 47-6 on Friday. The Devils scored on their first possession with 10:04 remaining in the first quarter.

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com (Submitted Photos) RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Chances are you have seen a picture in the cotton fields on your Facebook feed. You have the Love family to thank for that. The Love family consists of

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Full Video Below) The Fort Payne City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, October 16. Council President Brian Baine updated the Council on Mayor

By Staff Reports (Submitted Photo) MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The Alliance for a Pro-Life Alabama announced on Thursday that Public Service Commission President Twinkle Andress Cavanaugh, Alabama Republican Party Chair Terry Lathan, and former State Representative Mary Sue McClurkin have agreed to

Jones Votes No

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Doug Jones | US Senate) WASHINGTON, D.C. — After months of deliberation, Judge Brett Kavanaugh has been confirmed to the Supreme Court of the United States. Doug Jones, one of just two Democrats that

PERFECTION

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Cheryl Boydston) SAND ROCK, Ala. — The Fyffe Red Devils (6-0, 4-0) defeated the Sand Rock Wildcats, 48-17 and remain perfect in the season. After a fumble recovery by Japeth Long, Zach

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — As a network provider under the American Medical Response’s contract with FEMA, the DeKalb Ambulance Service is responding to the request to provide assistance to those affected by Hurricane Michael in the Gulf Region.

Homecoming Victory

By Amy Thrash, Sports Reporter • amy@southerntorch.com (Photo by Amy Thrash) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne Wildcats defeated the Lee Huntsville Generals in region play 45-18 on Friday night. In the first quarter, Fort Payne had no problem moving

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — (Full LIVE Video on our Facebook) The DeKalb County Commission held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, October 9. The Commission presented House Majority Leader Nathaniel Ledbetter

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com (Submitted Photo) WASHINGTON, D.C. — After a year of fundraising, two local bands had the honor of performing in Washington D.C. over the weekend. Around this time last year, the Geraldine and Sylvania bands surprised DeKalb