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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

Home Invasion May 5, 2018 8:52 pm 911 Dispatch received a call about a Burglary and Possible Sexual Abuse that occurred in the vicinity of 4th Street NW Officers made contact with the male and female homeowners that told about

One Year Anniversary

Contributed by Jennifer McCurdy, Executive Director • The Fort Payne Chamber of Commerce FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Well…I am celebrating my one-year anniversary at the Fort Payne Chamber of Commerce. Wow! I feel like I just stepped into my role as

Cat Fight

By Amy Thrash, Reporter • amy@southerntorch.com SCOTTSBORO, Ala. — The Fort Payne Wildcats were defeated by the Scottsboro Wildcats 26-13 on Friday night. This was the 84th meeting of the Wildcats .The Scottsboro Wildcats has won The Top Cat Trophy two of