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By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Rainsville resident Lelon “Doc” Thompson was recently awarded the Honorable Rotarian Award for fifty-three years of active service. The Rotary Club meets weekly. During his first forty years of membership, Thompson had

PHOTO: U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R – TX) endorsed Alabama GOP candidate for U.S. Senate Roy Moore on Tuesday. (Gage Skidmore | Wikimedia Commons) By Staff Reports  MONTGOMERY, Ala. — In a release sent out today, Judge Roy Moore announced the endorsement of

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Damaris Gomez, the 16 year old juvenile female that was reported missing on May 20th from Fort Payne of this year has been located in Laredo, Texas. She was located yesterday in Laredo by authorities

Nakia Reynoso, DeKalb native and “Voice” contestant performing with the Barton Hills Choir (Photo by Jennifer Nichols) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com AUSTIN, TX. — Contestant from “The Voice,” and DeKalb County native Nakia Reynoso is slated to perform

Who is Southern Torch? Meet the faces behind the words Joseph M. Morgan – Editor and Publisher Joseph Morgan is a native of Collinsville, Ala. and is a proud graduate of Collinsville High School. Morgan has spent more than a decade

By Tyler Pruett tyler@southerntorch.com Texas Sen. Ted Cruz won the Iowa caucuses on Monday, upsetting predicted GOP winner Donald Trump who just narrowly edged out Florida Sen. Marco Rubio for second place. “Tonight is a victory for courageous conservatives across

Contributed to Southern Torch by Dylan Smith Dear Editor, By now voters across Alabama are tuning in to receive coverage on the 2016 presidential election. Citizens are taking a close look at who best represents their conservative values and beliefs. Who

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com North Dakota 37-Jacksonville 10 FRISCO, Texas— The Jacksonville State University (JSU) Gamecocks took on the North Dakota State University (NDSU) Bisons in the Football Championship Subdivision Division title game, last Saturday before a sold

By Tyler Pruett tyler@southerntorch.com GUNTERSVILLE, Ala.—The Marco Rubio for President campaign made its first stop in the Yellowhammer state Tuesday afternoon in Guntersville. Speaking to a crowd of enthusiastic supporters, the senator from Florida laid out his plans for a

By Tyler Pruett tyler@southerntorch.com With all the media coverage of 2015, it can be hard to believe that the first electoral event for the presidential primaries is almost two months away. Much like seeing Christmas decorations in early November, the