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By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Cheryl Boydston) SECTION, Ala. — The Ider Hornets scored their first win of the season with a 28-6 victory over the Section Lions. The Hornets attacked the Lions early scoring on

Devils Burn the Dogs

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Amy Thrash) FALKVILLE, Ala. — The Valley Head Tigers fell to the Falkville Blue Devils, 55-6 on Friday night.  This loss put the Tigers 0-2 in Class 1A, Region 7. With

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) GERALDINE, Ala. — The Geraldine Bulldogs shutout the Brindlee Mountain Lions, 49-0 on Friday night. Brindlee Mountain went three and out.  The Bulldogs scored on the first play from scrimmage,

Fight Night

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — On Saturday, July 14, 2018, mixed martial arts fans were treated to the first ever Alabama Fighting Championship (AFC) event in Rainsville. Spectators were entertained with arm bars, submission holds and

The Votes Are In

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — As we close the primary season after six grueling weeks leading up to the runoff elections, residents and candidates of DeKalb County and the entire state of Alabama can rest easy now

Let Freedom Ring!

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — It’s time to break out the folding chairs and blankets and celebrate the fourth of July with spectacular events across DeKalb County! The Rainsville Freedom Fest is big fun for the entire family. It will

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

PHOTO: (Submitted Photo | Facebook) By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Sympathizers across all of the major social media platforms have showered the family of Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall with love after it was reported yesterday that his wife,

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The DeKalb County VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars) Post 3128 recently honored Lieutenant Joshua Michael Jennings with the National VFW Firefighter of the Year Award. Jennings was chosen over 10,000 other VFW

PHOTO: Runners from across the world came together at Broadway Baptist on Saturday. (just4running.com) By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — It was another successful year for the Rainsville Freedom Run as residents of DeKalb County sweat out the warm morning