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By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Members of the DeKalb County Amateur Radio Club participated in the National Amateur Radio Field Day exercise on June 22-23 at the JSU Canyon Center at Little River Canyon Preserve.  Since 1933, HAM

By Marla Jones, Reporter CHEROKEE COUNTY, Ala. — Officials were called to a possible drowning at Martha’s Falls in the Little River Canyon National Preserve. At approximately 1:30pm on Saturday, May 12, a 14-year-old youth went under the water and

Every Monday, By His Hands Outreach Ministry –The By His Hands Outreach Ministry will host a soup kitchen beginning on Mondays at 6pm. The Clothes Closet will be open Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm. Both are at 2494

PHOTO: (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Rainsville Public Library announced their Summer Reading Program for this year. It will begin on Tuesday, May 1 and run through Monday, June 4. This year’s theme is

PHOTO: Locals and Veterans gather at the GE Hill Bridge crossing Little River Canyon to remember the Pearl Harbor attack, which happened 76 years ago today. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — “Yesterday,

PHOTO: A 39-year-old male was swept over the falls and sustained major injuries earlier today. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Staff Reports  FORT PAYNE, Ala. —Larry Beane, Park Ranger with the National Park Service at Little River Canyon released a statement

PHOTO: Firefighters with the Fort Payne Fire Department, conducting rope rescue training at Little River Canyon National Preserve. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Earlier today, fire fighters conducted crucial training at Little

PHOTO: DeKalb County Tourism Executive Director John Dersham with his granddaughter Tristan (16) at the Alabama Department of Travel and Tourism’s Little River Canyon Exhibit in New York City. (John Dersham | DeKalb County Toursim) Contributed by Tristan Dersham, on behalf

PHOTO: A sign at the Little River Canyon National Preserve warning visitors not to enter the water near the falls. Park officials confirmed today that the swimming holes have been reopened after being closed earlier this week. (Tyler Pruett | Southern

PHOTO: A parks worker and the Fort Payne Police Department block off the entrance to the parking lot near G.E. Hill Bridge on Highway 35. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Confirmed