Tag "tragedy"

PHOTO: A month after the deadly dog attack in Section that took the life of Emily Colvin, the fate of the dogs and the owners are still being decided in Jackson County. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — UPDATE: A memorial service for Deputy Matthews will be held at 3 pm on Thursday, November 2 at Wilson Funeral Home.  The family will receive friends prior to the service, from 12 pm to

PHOTO: Yesterday afternoon, an SUV collided with a tractor on Highway 11 in Fort Payne. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Yesterday, a tractor and SUV collided on Highway 11 in the Fort

PHOTO: The DeKalb County Board of Education meets underneath their new, custom signage that was recently built by Agri-Business students at Geraldine (metalworking) and Sylvania (woodwork) for the board. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor RAINSVILLE, Ala. —

PHOTO: Firefighters with the Fort Payne Fire Department, conducting rope rescue training at Little River Canyon National Preserve. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Earlier today, fire fighters conducted crucial training at Little

PHOTO: The two surviving victims of Thursday’s crash have emerged from comas, but they still have a long road to recovery! (Cheryl and Landon Reed | GoFundMe.com) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Last Thursday, at around 3

PHOTO: The 3 car wreck occurred at the intersection of Highway 75 and Newsome Lane in Sylvania. (Contributed Photo) By Staff Reports tyler@southerntorch.com SYLVANIA, Ala. — The 3 car wreck occurred at the intersection of Highway 75 and Newsome Lane in Sylvania around

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to the Fort Payne Police Department, at approximately 11:45 pm last night a one car accident occurred on Godfrey Ave S around the 1500 block.  A 1997 Chevrolet Tahoe

PHOTO: On Friday, April 28th, Crossville lost a great kid and future sports star, but the family asks for us to celebrate his life and be happy, as Hunter always was. (Leah A. Jones) By Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com