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By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Full Video Below) The DeKalb County Commission held their regularly scheduled meeting on June 12, 2018.  The Road Department updated the Commission on their maintenance, hiring temporary employees for the summer, and surplusing

PHOTO: Summer McWhorter, DeKalb and Cherokee’s newest Assistant District Attorney, with Judge Shaunathan Bell and District Attorney Mike O’Dell. (Contributed Photo) By Staff Reports  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — On January 1, 2018, District Attorney Mike O’Dell appointed Summer McWhorter as the

PHOTO: Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver and deputies with Naloxone; an antidote to be used if first responders encounter a life-threatening dose of opioids. The DeKalb County Sheriff’s will also soon be getting the antidote. (Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports 

PHOTO: Christopher Shane Hanson, age 36 of Centre was sentenced to 97 months in prison after being found in possession of a large amount of Methamphetamine (Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office). By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — On Friday, the District Attorney’s

PHOTO: Candala Bridgett “Candy” Adams, age 41 of Leesburg was sentenced to 15 years in prison due to her 37 felony convictions and recent offenses while on probation.  (Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to

PHOTO: Jason Lee Loudermilk, 31 of Sylvania, was arrested yesterday regarding the 2015 murder of Kenneth Dewayne Shaw. Loudermilk is the third person arrested regarding the case since it occurred. (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala.

 PHOTO: Earlier this week, a Cherokee County Jury found a Boaz man guilty of Cattle Rustling, stemming from a 2014 charge. (File Photo) By Staff Reports CENTRE, Ala. — A Cherokee County jury found a Boaz man guilty last Thursday (May 11) in a