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By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — On my second stop of Inside The Huddle, I visited with the Plainview Bears and new coach Nick “Rudy” Ledbetter. The Plainview Bears were always my rival when I was

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 Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Full Video Below) The Rainsville City Council met on Monday, June 18, 2018 for their regularly scheduled meeting. During the work session, Rainsville Freedom Run Race Coordinator, Jerry Clifton addressed the Council regarding

PHOTO: (Marla Jones | Southern Torch) By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — On June 15, after closing for the night, Kelly’s Kitchen in Rainsville was broken into through the back entrance. After both cash registers were damaged, an undisclosed amount

Ledbetter Comes Home

PHOTO: (Sonya Elrod Photography) By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — At this week’s DeKalb County Board of Education meeting, Nick “Rudy” Ledbetter was named as the new Head Football Coach for the Plainview Bears. Ledbetter is an alumnus of

PHOTO: The 10th Annual Rainsville Freedom Run will be held on June 16, 2018. (Submitted Photo) By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — On Saturday, June 16, 2018, the City of Rainsville will be hosting the 10th annual Rainsville Freedom

PHOTO: (Marla Jones | Southern Torch) RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Full Video Below) The Rainsville City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, June 4, 2018. Rainsville Freedom Run Race Coordinator Jerry Clifton addressed the Council about the upcoming race on

Contributed by The Rainsville Chamber of Commercee RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Thank you to our new Chamber members for joining our team! Angela Wilson & John Wilson Realtors at Ole Heritage Realty (256) 630-1695 and located at 604 Gault Ave. S in

Tossing Two Tassels

By Zach Hester, Reporter zach@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — As graduations across the nation happen around this time of year, outgoing high school seniors are looking forward to that moment when they get to move the tassel perched on their caps

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com MONTGOMERY, Ala. — On Thursday, May 17, 2018, the Plainview Lady Bears softball team stepped onto the field in hopes of bringing the blue State Championship trophy home to Rainsville. In the first game of