Chamber Of Commerce April Board Meeting 

The Pana Chamber of Commerce will hold their April Board Meeting at 12:00 noon on Tuesday, Apr. 15, in the Community Meeting Room at Pana Community Hospital. Guest speaker will be Chris Rogers from Air Evac Lifeteam. The Chamber will also recognize Bohannon’s Jewelry & TAP Business Systems of Illinois as the businesses for the first quarter. Pana Community Hospital will provide the meal. Cost is $ 6.50 per person and includes a choice … [Read More...]

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Panthers Slide By Staunton

SAFELY SLIDING INTO home is Pana’s Brock Trexler during the Panthers game with the Staunton Bulldogs on Tuesday, Apr. 8. The Panthers needed the run as they escaped with a 4-3 win on Tuesday. (Vickie Pastor Photo) The Pana Panthers baseball team scored a pair of runs in the bottom of the seventh to take a 4-3 South Central Conference win at Panthers Field on Tuesday, Apr. 8, over the Staunton Bulldogs. Both teams were anemic at the … [Read More...]

Fact, Fun & Fillips: April 10, 2014

A short note today. . . . IIIII Health issues have landed FFF in St. John’s Hospital in Springfield for a day or so. Went in for a check-up with our old friend, Dr. Ernesto Fabi at Pana Medical Group, and it was his opinion to go to the Emergency Room of our own Pana Community Hospital. After a couple of medical tests, Dr. Asuncion thought it would be good to head north “for a tune-up,” as he so elequently put it. So, here we … [Read More...]

Laughs, Lines, Latonis: March 27, 2014

Hey people of Pana, Jacob here. ––––– There is a lot going on this weekend for Pana students. Friday, Pana High School has its first track meet of the year for boys and girls. The first scheduled meet was canceled because of cold weather on Tuesday. It is a relay meet at Litchfield that starts at 4:00 p.m. Girls soccer and softball have played a few games and the soccer team is 2-0 while the softball team is 1-1. They’ve got more … [Read More...]

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Bid Notice Posted For Waste Plant Position; Possible OMA Violation

A special meeting held by the Pana City Council on Tuesday, Apr. 8, resulted in the posting of a bid sheet for a union position at the city’s wastewater … [Read More...]

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Holy Week Services

Pana Ministerial Association will hold joint … [Read More...]

Chamber Sponsored Yard Sales May 3

The Pana city wide yard sales will be held on … [Read More...]

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Pana Wins $190,000 State OSLAD Grant; Kitchell Park Improvements

ILLINOIS GOVERNOR PAT Quinn, at podium, announces … [Read More...]

Pothole Relief! $100 Million for Road Improvements in State

As the spring thaw begins, Governor Pat Quinn has … [Read More...]

Area News

Chamber Of Commerce April Board Meeting 

The Pana Chamber of Commerce will hold their April Board Meeting at 12:00 noon on Tuesday, Apr. 15, in the Community Meeting Room at Pana Community Hospital. Guest speaker will be Chris Rogers from Air Evac … [Read More...]

Pana Kindergarten Pre-Registration Apr. 24, 25

Registration of Pana Community Unit School District #8 kindergarten students for the 2014-2015 school year has been set for Thursday and Friday, Apr. 24 and 25, from 8:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m., in Washington … [Read More...]

Benefit For Raymond/Cathy Pease Apr. 26

A benefit for Raymond and Cathy Pease will be held Saturday, Apr. 26, at the Wagon Wheel Cafe in Tower Hill. The Peases lost their home to a fire on Monday, Mar. 24. Food will be served at 5:00 p.m., with … [Read More...]

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PEF Mini-Grant Awarded

JANICE HRABAK, CENTER, Kindergarten teacher at Washington Elementary School in Pana, received a Pana Education Foundation Mini-Grant of $800 to be used for all students at Washington School and an evening with … [Read More...]


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Sports News

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Panthers Slide By Staunton

SAFELY SLIDING INTO home is Pana’s Brock Trexler during the Panthers game with the Staunton Bulldogs on Tuesday, Apr. 8. The Panthers needed the run as they escaped with a 4-3 win on Tuesday. (Vickie … [Read More...]

Panthers Conquer LSA in Soccer, 2-0

Pana High School soccer goal tenders Taylor Rochkes and Emily Gatons combined to shutout Decatur LSA, 2-0, in girls soccer on Tuesday, Apr. 8, on the pitch at Tanner Field in Pana. Rochkes had 2 saves in the … [Read More...]

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Pana Track Teams at Greenville Invite

BOTH THE BOYS and girls track teams of Pana High School were in action on a chilly but sunny Saturday, Apr. 5, in Greenville as the Panthers took part in the Comets Invitational. There were 16 teams involved in … [Read More...]

Pana Softball Team Drops Pair of Games

The softball team of Pana High School absorbed 2 losses this past week. At Sullivan on Thursday, Mar. 28, they fell to the home team, 10-2, and Saturday, Mar. 29, at Roxana, the Shells rolled to a 17-7 … [Read More...]