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Jones Votes No

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Doug Jones | US Senate) WASHINGTON, D.C. — After months of deliberation, Judge Brett Kavanaugh has been confirmed to the Supreme Court of the United States. Doug Jones, one of just two Democrats that

Dogs Cage the Eagles

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) PISGAH, Ala. — The Geraldine Bulldogs defeated the Pisgah Eagles, 28-12 on Friday night. With 2:39 remaining in the first quarter, Andrew Hall stampeded into the endzone for the

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) BOAZ, Ala. — The Crossville Lions travelled to take on the Boaz Pirates in region play on Friday night. Boaz defeated Crossville, 35-3.  The Crossville Lions stood toe to

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

A Decade of Winning

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Cheryl Boydston) RAINSVILLE,Ala. — The Fyffe Red Devils defeated the Plainview Bears, 55-7 for the tenth year in a row. On Fyffe’s second play from scrimmage, Zach Pyron went 58 yards 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 (Submitted Photo) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — On Saturday, the Fort Payne Police Department, in association with the Wills Town Rats, held a bike night benefit for Dade County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Major Tommy Bradford. During a

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 Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Submitted Photo) RAINSVILLE, Ala. — At the September 3 meeting of the Rainsville City Council, Fire Chief Willimac Wright stated that DeKalb County is under a no burn order through the end of the

BOE approves budget

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Full Videos on our Facebook) The DeKalb County Board of Education held their regularly scheduled meeting on September 13, 2018. During the workshop session, Anthony Cooper presented the final budget