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By Zach Hester, Reporter RAINSVILLE, Ala. — As the world reels from a weeklong mourning of Hollywood icon Burt Reynolds, a local business is holding tight onto a small piece of history that they shared with the ‘Gunsmoke’ and ‘Smokey and

PHOTO: Anthony Brett Kessler (19 of LeHigh Acres, Florida) was arrested for making a terroristic threat to conduct a shooting at Fort Payne High School. (Lee County Sheriff’s Office) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — After an investigation

PHOTO: Angelia Bean, 42, Timothy Fox, 26, and Brad Keen 36, all from Florida, were arrested on Burglary Charges after being found asleep in a home they were burglarizing. (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — On July 1, 2017

Featured image: Coaches:  Head coach Keith Pettis, Assistant coaches: Todd Dismuke, Paul Ellis. 2 Lilly Rowell- Geraldine,  04 Haley Lisenbee- Sandrock, 9 Mia Tidmore- Plainview, 10 Riley Jones- Crossville, 11 Jaden Dismuke- Crossville, 12 Lily Boswell- Plainview, 14 Livia Cowart- Fyffe,

Race will donate more than $26,000 to help Rainsville teen Savannah Willingham By Joseph M. Morgan RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Last Saturday, the city of Rainsville hosted the 7th annual Freedom Fest Run, a 5K/10K fundraiser that is the official kickoff

Featured image: Jerry Clifton, Race Director of the Freedom Fest Run, with Rainsville City Council By Tyler Pruett tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — On Saturday, June 18, the City of Rainsville will be hosting the 6th annual Freedom Fest Run. The

By Tyler Pruett tyler@southerntorch.com Almost nine weeks has passed since the first caucus goers cast their votes in Iowa, kicking-off the presidential nomination process. Since, the Republican field has narrowed significantly, while the Democratic focus remains on Clinton and Sanders.

I Want Hair Like That

By Dr. John E. Morgan Pastor–Collinsville Baptist Church David was in my church’s youth group.  But he picked a strange role model. I was a Youth Minister in the Louisville area for four years while I was in seminary.  The

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com TUSCALOOSA, Ala.— Following the complex shakeup, departure and redeployment of some of the biggest names in SEC coaching, a DeKalb County native is officially coming home. Last week, University of Alabama head football Coach Nick

By Tyler Pruett tyler@southerntorch.com GUNTERSVILLE, Ala.—The Marco Rubio for President campaign made its first stop in the Yellowhammer state Tuesday afternoon in Guntersville. Speaking to a crowd of enthusiastic supporters, the senator from Florida laid out his plans for a