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Crossville mayor resigns, cites personal reasons

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com CROSSVILLE, Ala.— Roger “Dino” Richards resigned his position as mayor of Crossville last week citing

City council denies permit for DeKalb GOP event

FORT PAYNE, Ala.—At the Fort Payne City Council meeting Tuesday night, the DeKalb County Republican Party (DCRP) was denied a

Fort Payne mayor to run for re-election

                            By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com FORT

Johnny Stewart named new Rainsville Police Chief

By Tyler Pruett tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, AL— On Monday, February 1, 2016 the Rainsville City Council announced its selection to replace

UPDATE: Cruz takes Iowa, Clinton narrowly defeats Sanders

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz won the Iowa caucuses on Monday, upsetting predicted GOP winner Donald Trump who

Plainview wins DeKalb County Tournament

By: Joseph M. Morgan DEKALB COUNTY, Ala.—The Plainview Bears (20-3) defeated the Geraldine Bulldogs (12-6) Thursday night with a final

Higdon resident charged in local murder

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com HIGDON, Ala.— Police have charged Cody Lee Wade, 40, of Higdon with murder in the

2016 DeKalb County Tournament Championship Tonight!!

By: Joseph M. Morgan RAINSVILLE, Ala.—The Geraldine Bulldogs face the Plainview Bears Thursday night in the varsity boys finals of

2016 DeKalb County Championship: Plainview, Geraldine advance to finals

By: Joseph M. Morgan In a pair of convincing victories in the varsity boys semifinal round of the 2016 DeKalb

Body of gunshot victim found

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com IDER, Ala.—Earlier this week DeKalb Sheriff’s Deputies along with officers from the Ider Police Department