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Man who graffitied grave murdered father in 1992; charges upgraded

  By Staff Reports CROSSVILLE, Ala. — The man who was charged with graffitiing his late wife’s grave earlier this

Duck Dynasty’s Jase, Bassmaster Chris Lane to visit Rainsville

By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Outdoorsman from across Alabama can visit Rainsville on Saturday and Sunday (October 1 and

Boom Days festival more than just the music

By C. Campbell, Staff Writer cody@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — While there is no doubt that this year’s Boom Days

Lawmakers reach compromise on BP funds, Rep. Ainsworth (R-Guntersville) weighs in

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Last week, lawmakers in Montgomery reached a compromise on the allocation

NACC student leaders attend Mustang Leadership Academy

(PHOTO: Back Row, left to right: Juan Contreras, Andrea Melchiorrre, Alex Miller, Brianna Wells, Sam Hughes, Michael Warner, and Logan

Dancing on a grave isn’t illegal, but graffiti is

By Staff Reports GERALDINE, Ala. — On Thursday, September 8, DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office received a call about vandalism committed

NRA helps Sheriff’s Office subsidize purchase of Glock 43s

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Sheriff’s deputies in rural counties across Alabama and the country

Don’t drink in the liquor store parking lot, especially if you have narcotics in the truck

By Staff Reports COLLINSVILLE, Ala. — On September 6, 2016, at approximately 9:30 pm the Collinsville Police Department received a

TORCH OPINON: Let’s not only remember, but finish the fight

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com Since the events September 11, 2001, it’s become a part of life to pay

DeKalb native Nakia Reynoso to play at Austin City Limits

Nakia Reynoso, DeKalb native and “Voice” contestant performing with the Barton Hills Choir (Photo by Jennifer Nichols) By Tyler Pruett,