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By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) CROSSVILLE, Ala. — The Crossville Lions defeated their 5A, Region 6 rival Douglas Eagles 31-7 for their first win of the season last Friday night. This marked their first victory

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com (Photos by Zach Hester) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — All seven high school marching bands in DeKalb County set upon Fort Payne’s Wildcat Stadium on Sunday afternoon to take the field in exhibition. The exhibition, where bands

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com CROSSVILLE, Ala. — Saturday night, Crossville and Geraldine met for their annual rival game , “The Battle of Skirum Creek.” This game pairs neighbor against neighbor in the time honored tradition.  Geraldine fought

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com CROSSVILLE, Ala. — The Southern Torch Coach of the Week is Dusty Darnell, new Head Coach of the Crossville Lions! Darnell is an alumnus of Crossville High School and graduated in the Class

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com CROSSVILLE, Ala. — For my next-to-last stop on this season’s Inside The Huddle, I stopped in to see the Crossville Lions. I was lucky enough to meet new head coach for the Lions, Dusty

By Marla Jones Reporter marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The DeKalb County Board of Education held their regular monthly meeting on August 16, 2018. At the workshop, the Board were updated by Kyle Keith and Todd Smith of Schneider Electric regarding

By Staff Reports DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — On August 8, 2018, investigators with DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office travelled to Cobb County, Ga. after receiving a tip that Noe Mateo was in their jurisdiction. The DeKalb County Grand Jury issued an indictment

Let Freedom Ring!

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — It’s time to break out the folding chairs and blankets and celebrate the fourth of July with spectacular events across DeKalb County! The Rainsville Freedom Fest is big fun for the entire family. It will

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The DeKalb County Board of Education held their regular meeting on June 25, 2018. During the work session, safety was the main concern.  Chris Hairston of the Central Office, addressed the need for

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Twenty-six local athletes received All-County Softball Honors. Plainview: Bailey Smart (Overall MVP), Kenzi Traylor (County MVP), Krimson Kidd, Ava Jacobs, Elaine Puckett, Kennedi Traylor Collinsville: Brittany Rivera (County MVP), Abbigale Ford, Caroline Brannon, Courtney