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Fort Payne Police Report for Friday, Feb. 17 – Sunday, Feb. 19

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The following are reported incidents, arrests, and accidents from the Fort Payne Police Department for Friday, Feb.

Burglary investigation leads to large drug bust in Fort Payne

PHOTO: A burglary investigation led to 10 arrests for drugs at the Green Acres Trailer Park in Fort Payne. (DeKalb

Another suspect arrested in connection with Church A/C thefts

PHOTO: Markus Tibbett, aged 22 of Albertville, was arrested on suspicion of involvement with the recent theft of church A/C

Fort Payne Police Report, Monday, Feb. 6 – Thursday, Feb. 9

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The following are reported incidents, arrests, and accidents from the Fort Payne Police Department for Monday, February

Councilman Marshall Stiefel alienated over Spending Concerns

PHOTO: At Monday night’s meeting of the Rainsville City Council, Councilman Marshall Stiefel voiced concerns over recent spending and the city’s

Fort Payne Police Report, Friday, Feb. 3 – Sunday, Feb. 5

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The following are reported incidents, arrests, and accidents from the Fort Payne Police Department for Friday, Feb.

Southern Torch Dinner and a Movie Valentine’s Day Giveaway!

By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Be sure to check out our Southern Torch Valentine’s Day giveaway!  Look for boxes at our participating retailers. You

ADEM: Fuel leaked for over two months; contaminated groundwater

PHOTO: The Xtreme Express Convenience is located on Gault Avenue in Fort Payne.  By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE,

Fort Payne Police Report, Friday, Jan. 27 – Sunday, Jan. 29

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The following are reported incidents, arrests, and accidents from the Fort Payne Police Department for Friday, Jan.

DeKalb County uses DNA to solve 2016 Burglary

PHOTO: Patsy Goins Dodd, 53 of Pisgah, matched DNA left at the crime scene. (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office)  By Staff Reports