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Fort Payne’s 10th annual Boom Days Heritage Celebration this weekend Crossville, Ala.— Tomorrow the tenth annual Boom Days Heritage Celebration will kick off in Fort Payne. Fort Payne’s downtown district will be closed to traffic from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com Fort Payne City Council proposes lodging tax increase, amendments to alcohol ordinance The Fort Payne City Council met Tuesday night to discuss a number of issues including amendments to the city’s alcohol ordinance and a

By: Joseph Morgan FORT PAYNE, Ala.—A primary vote took place on Tuesday for a special election to fill two vacated DeKalb County Constable positions— DeKalb County Constable Districts 1 and 4. Because only Republicans qualified for District 4, the primary

Wildcats pounce

By Amy Thrash Fort Payne 21, Arab 14 Fort Payne pounced on Arab early with a 14-0 led. Desmon Turner scored with a 8-yard run and in the second, Quarterback Tyler Ellis added more points on the board with a

FORT PAYNE, Ala.— On Sept. 4, Nicko Ortiz was given one of the best surprises he could ever ask for. Ortiz is a football player for the Fort Payne Wildcats. During the pep rally on Friday, Ortiz was called down

By Joseph Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala.—During the 10th Annual Boom Days celebration, the Fort Payne Opera House will spring into life with a vibrant celebration of Southern traditional music styles at the Boom Days Hootenanny event, a free show

All Hope was Lost

Amy Thrash, Sports Reporter Fort Payne started their season off against New Hope in non-region play. If there was any question how Fort Payne would fare after the loss of several key players, they quickly reassured all doubt. New Hope

By Joseph Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala.— The City of Fort Payne hosted a public forum Tuesday night to discuss potential tax increases and other possible sources of revenue for the city. Since the city announced the forum about a

By Joe Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala.—This Saturday will be Fort Payne’s annual Dog Daze at Little River Canyon Center beginning at 10 a.m. and last until 3 p.m. This event is hosted by the Canyon Center staff and volunteers.

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala.—Experience a view of Little River’s watershed and how it connects to the rest of Alabama and our oceans. Many species of fish and aquatic invertebrates, including some types of crayfish, mussels, and