Tag "Fort Payne"

Cats Bag the Bucks

By Amy Thrash, Sports Reporter • amy@southerntorch.com (Photo by Amy Thrash) FORT PAYNE, Ala. —The Fort Payne Wildcats defeated the Buckhorn Bucks, 17-0 on Friday night. Fort Payne is now 4-0 in 6A Region 8 play. At the end of

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com (Submitted Photos) RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Chances are you have seen a picture in the cotton fields on your Facebook feed. You have the Love family to thank for that. The Love family consists of

By Staff Reports (Photos by Fort Payne Police Department) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to Fort Payne Police Chief Randy Bynum: On October 13, at approximately 9:15pm, officers were patrolling in the 900 block if Godfrey Avenue North. Officers stopped a vehicle for a

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — As a network provider under the American Medical Response’s contract with FEMA, the DeKalb Ambulance Service is responding to the request to provide assistance to those affected by Hurricane Michael in the Gulf Region.

Homecoming Victory

By Amy Thrash, Sports Reporter • amy@southerntorch.com (Photo by Amy Thrash) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne Wildcats defeated the Lee Huntsville Generals in region play 45-18 on Friday night. In the first quarter, Fort Payne had no problem moving

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Kristy Gallagher) GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Fort Payne native Evan McPherson has been named SEC Freshman of the Week. The Florida Gators kicker was named as Freshman of the Week after his team’s

By Amy Thrash, Sports Reporter • amy@southerntorch.com (Photo by Amy Thrash) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne Wildcats came up short in a 21-14 loss to the Etowah Blue Devils. The Wildcats started out strong by forcing a three-and-out on

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Full LIVE Video on our Facebook) The Fort Payne City Council held their first meeting of the 2018-19 fiscal year on Tuesday, October 2 with a workshop preceding the meeting. The

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Full Live Video on our Facebook) The Fort Payne held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, September 18. During the work session, City Attorney Rocky Watson addressed the Council on road

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