Tag "Events"

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

PHOTO: (National Day of Prayer)  By Zach Hester, Reporter Droves upon droves of men and women of faith will come together today in honor of 2018’s National Day of Prayer. Every president since Harry Truman has signed a proclamation declaring the first

PHOTO: Local parents Jacob and Katie Malone with their 15-month-old daughter, Nora Rose. Nora was born with Trisomy 13, and Jacob and Katie will be sharing their experiences with the Sanctity of Human Life Worship Service on Sunday, January 21st.

PHOTO: Rainsville Police Chief Kevin Smith conducts a review at the final classroom session of the second . (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com  RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Rainsville Police Department is now accepting applications for their

PHOTO: Sign near the old Mentone Springs Hotel, showing festival-goers where to go at last year’s Colorfest. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) Contributed by John Dersham, Executive Director, DeKalb County Tourism  MENTONE, Ala. — A two-day celebration filled with free family

(Friends of DeKalb County Animal Adoption Center) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — On Saturday, October 14, the Friends of DeKalb County Animal Adoption Center will hold their first annual “Run for Rescue,” 5K run/walk and 1

PHOTO: The Rainsville Police Department and Fire Department are teaming up tomorrow to hold the first annual “Badges United for Kids” in the Rainsville City Park. (Rainsville Police Department | Rainsville Fire and Rescue) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE,

PHOTO: The Island Brothers will be playing their Hawaiian and Spanish Rhythms at the Plow Share Bistro in Mentone tonight from 7 – 9 pm. (Contributed Photo | MACC) By Staff Reports MENTONE, Ala. — The Mentone Arts & Cultural Center will

PHOTO: Jessica Procter was crowned Miss Alabama 2017 and will be addressing the Fort Payne Chamber’s Women in Business Luncheon on August 8th. (Contributed Photo | Miss Alabama 2017) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne Chamber of

By John Dersham, Director, DeKalb County Tourism RAINSVILLE, Ala. — We are very fortunate in DeKalb County and in Rainsville that this year the Extension Service of Alabama selected the Northeast Agribusiness Center to host its annual statewide horse show,