Area junior high games washed away

Both Forrest City and Palestine-Wheatley had their Thursday night junior high football games cancelled due to the large amounts of rain that fell in the area, fueled by Hurricane Harvey.

Lady Patriots sweep Barton in home volleyball matches

When Palestine-Wheatley girls volleyball coach Emily Southerland was hired to start and coach the school’s first-ever girls volleyball team a year ago, she knew it was going to be a “work in progress” and it was.