Tag "U.S. Army"

PHOTO: Members of the Fort Payne High School JROTC raise the flags at Fort Payne Patriot’s Park; located as you enter the city on Alabama Highway 35. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE,

PHOTO: Jim Nabors of Trenton, GA (Past Sergeant At Arms); and Tony Goolesby of Sylvania (Sergeant At Arms) with the U.S. Army Flag, one of the six flags raised at the Mountain View Memory Gardens in Pine Ridge. (LaRue Hardinger | Northeast Alabama

PHOTO: When a troop transport was torpedoed by a German Submarine in frigid waters, four chaplains gave up life vest and their lives so others may live. (Wikimedia Commons) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — On Saturday, February 18 at 10

Featured image: Winston Place’s wrap-around porch has been looking over Valley Head for almost two centuries (Photo by Tyler Pruett) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com VALLEY HEAD, Ala. — For almost 200 years, The Winston Place has been seen by

By Joseph M. Morgan UPDATED: MONNDAY, 9:37 a.m. >> FORT PAYNE, Ala.—Fort Payne PD Corrections Officer Cody Ledale Wells, 23, of Fort Payne was killed in a fatal, single-vehicle car accident Saturday night. Wells was off-duty and traveling in his

By Tyler Pruett tyler@southerntorch.com Because 2016 is a presidential election year and media coverage of the presidential race is so extensive, the importance of other races on the ballot—county, statewide, even other federal races—often becomes minimized and lost in the

By Sen. Phil Williams I carry a simple photograph in my wallet. The picture was taken in early 2004 and at first glance it is not a remarkable image. But the story behind it is profound. The image is of