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By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com (Photo by Jenny Wootten Mann | Facebook) DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Over the past two weeks, life has drastically changed for Ider’s very own Jenny Wootten Mann. After posting a video of her singing inside

Homecoming Havoc

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Cheryl Boydston) VALLEY HEAD, Ala. — The Ider Hornets spoiled the Valley Head Tigers Homecoming defeating them, 47-20. This is the Hornets ninth straight victory over the Tigers. With 7:52 remaining in

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Cheryl Boydston) IDER, Ala. — The Ider Hornets hosted the Collinsville Panthers for their homecoming on Friday. The Panthers spoiled Ider’s homecoming, defeating them 50-20. Mason McKinney struck first for Collinsville on a

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

By Marla Jones Reporter marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The DeKalb County Board of Education held their regular monthly meeting on August 16, 2018. At the workshop, the Board were updated by Kyle Keith and Todd Smith of Schneider Electric regarding

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com IDER, Ala. — The Southern Torch Coach of the Week is Brent Tinker, Head Coach of the Ider Hornets Varsity Football team! Coach Tinker is a 1987 graduate of Ider High School and

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com IDER, Ala. — For my sixth stop of Inside The Huddle, I headed up Highway 75 to meet with the Ider Hornets! As I walked up to the field house, I could not help

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The DeKalb County Board of Education held their regular meeting on June 25, 2018. During the work session, safety was the main concern.  Chris Hairston of the Central Office, addressed the need for

By Zach Hester • zach@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — The DeKalb County Children’s Advocacy Center will host its 5th Annual Singing with the Stars on June 14 from 6pm to 9:30pm at the Northeast Alabama Community College Lyceum. This year’s

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Twenty-six local athletes received All-County Softball Honors. Plainview: Bailey Smart (Overall MVP), Kenzi Traylor (County MVP), Krimson Kidd, Ava Jacobs, Elaine Puckett, Kennedi Traylor Collinsville: Brittany Rivera (County MVP), Abbigale Ford, Caroline Brannon, Courtney