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By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — At this week’s meeting of the Fort Payne City Council, Mayor Larry Chesser and the Council honored several students from the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps. (ROTC) program at Fort

By Staff Reports (Photos by Fort Payne Police Department) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to Fort Payne Police Chief Randy Bynum: On October 13, at approximately 9:15pm, officers were patrolling in the 900 block if Godfrey Avenue North. Officers stopped a vehicle for a

Security at the Parks

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne City Council held a special work session on Tuesday, July 31 to discuss the price of purchasing security cameras for Fort Payne’s city parks. Due to recent vandalism

PHOTO: A mugshot of Dennis John Johnson (43 of Albertville). Johnson is facing multiple charges after leading law enforcement on a chase from Fort Payne crossing into Georgia yesterday morning. (Marshall County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala.

PHOTO: Valley Head Police Chief Nick Welden addresses the DeKalb County Chiefs of Police Association at Kelly’s Kitchen yesterday. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Yesterday, the DeKalb County Chiefs of Police Association

PHOTO: According to Fort Payne Police Chief Randy Bynum, a dog is recovering after being shot by a crossbow on Tuesday. Investigators are currently working to find who was responsible. (Fort Payne Police Department)   By Staff Reports  FORT PAYNE,

PHOTO: Michael Jacob Leftwich, age 32 of Mentone, faces several charges after leading Fort Payne Police Officers on a chase from Gault Avenue in Fort Payne to Hammondville. (Fort Payne Police Department) By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to

PHOTO: Byrum Emory Thomas was found in possession of a “sizable” amount of marijuana, a large amount of pills, scales, and bags during a traffic stop Sunday night. (Fort Payne Police Department) By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala.— According to

PHOTO: Mary Elizabeth Stevenson, age 37 of Fort Payne was arrested for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and Endangering the Welfare of a Child yesterday after being arrested when she arrived to pick up her child at Fort Payne

PHOTO: Michael Duran Havis, 28 of Guntersville was arrested by the Fort Payne Police Department after calling 911 and reporting that a black male in a hoodie was firing shots in the area of 101 14th St W in Fort