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PHOTO: On Independence Day, Kayttiee Wright, 29 of Collinsville was found in possession of Marijuana, Spice, and Methamphetamine while staying at the Traveler’s Inn, next to I-59.  (Collinsville Police Department) By Staff Reports COLLINSVILLE, Ala. — On Independence Day earlier

PHOTO: Shane Curtis Walker, 26 of Albertville was found in possession of methamphetamine last Friday after a search of his vehicle. (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports CROSSVILLE, Ala. —  On Friday, June 9th K-9 Deputy Akins observed a vehicle weaving

PHOTO: (List of names below) 24 people were arrested by the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and local police departments in a Warrant Round-up conducted last night . (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Yesterday, (Wednesday, May 31) the

PHOTO: According to the DeKalb County Health Department, the dog involved in last week’s attack will be released to the owner on Monday. The department pointed out that with no effective leash law on the books, the department has no choice

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — On Friday, April 14, the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office received a call from 911 stating that a female had contacted emergency dispatch about a domestic violence situation on County Road 232, on Lookout Mountain. DeKalb

PHOTO: City workers hang the signs for Fort Payne’s monthly classic car show. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — As March turns to April, the weather begins to warm, and communities begin

PHOTO: The Rainsville City Councilmen and Mayor discuss business during Monday night’s meeting. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — At tonight’s meeting, the Rainsville council took care of appointments to the Library, Rezoning, Adjustments,

PHOTO: The Farm at Windy Hill, located off Highway 117 in Mentone, will hosts a “Soup and Song” tomorrow! (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By C. Campbell, Staff Writer cody@southerntorch.com MENTONE, Ala. — On Saturday, March 4th, the Farm at Windy Hill

PHOTO: Nora Rose was born with Trisomy 13, which can cause severe organ defects. By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Last Thursday, the DeKalb County Shrine Club was conducting their regular meeting at Topher’s Wings in Rainsville,

PHOTO: The Xtreme Express Convenience is located on Gault Avenue in Fort Payne.  By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to records obtained from the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM), it’s estimated that 42,000 gallons of