Blood Drive Wednesday

A Pana community blood drive will be held in the Pana First United Methodist Church, 619 Kitchell Street; 1:00-7:00 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 12. Call the blood center to sign up toll free at 1-866-GIVE-BLD or schedule an appointment online at www.bloodcenterimpact.org. Walk-ins are also welcome and appreciated. CICBC is the provider of life-saving blood for 15 hospitals throughout central Illinois, including Pana Community Hospital and Taylorville … [Read More...]

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Nick Copley Named MVP, PHS Boys Soccer

PANA SENIOR NICK Copley has been named the Most Valuable Player of the 2014 Pana High School boys soccer team. The award was presented at the team banquet held in the Panthers Den of Pana High School on Tuesday, Nov. 4. In addition to the MVP Award, Copley was also the recipient of the Peoples Bank and Trust Highest Grade Point Average Award. From left are PHS Head Soccer Coach Tim Karbach, Nick’s mom, Sheila Copley; Nick Copley and his dad, … [Read More...]

Fact, Fun & Fillips: November 10, 2014

We wish all a quiet day tomorrow! Set aside to honor all who served. IIIII In the same mood, we thank you all for the years that have passed and those who have been left behind and always remembered. IIIII As for tomorrow, it’s FFF’s time to turn to his two favorites “Turkey Day” and the arrival of the “Little One!” IIIII So Long! … [Read More...]

Laughs, Lines, Latonis: October 2, 2014

Hey everyone! Jacob here! ––––– It looks like all the fall sports are still going strong. Pana boys varsity soccer team has a conference game Saturday against Staunton at 10:00 a.m. at home. The football team has a game Friday in Greenville at 7:00 p.m. Good luck to both teams as they play. ––––– The Pana girls golf team has won the South Central Conference golf meet. Well played, girls! Congratulations! We hope you play even … [Read More...]

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Mike Gianasi, County S of A, Resigns Monday

On Monday, Nov. 3, Christian County Supervisor of Assessments Mike Gianasi submitted his letter of resignation to the Christian County Board. The following day, … [Read More...]

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Pana Veteran’s Day Ceremony Tuesday

The annual Pana Area Veteran Program is set for … [Read More...]

Pana Pride Group Will Focus on Holidays

The membership of Pana Pride met in the Pana … [Read More...]

Mense, Asmussen, Win Christian County Posts; Davis Re-Elected

BOB DAUGHERTY SPEAKS with Election Judge Linda … [Read More...]

Veteran’s Day Ceremony November 11 in Kitchell Park

PANA AREA VETERANS Program will be held at 11:00 … [Read More...]

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Blood Drive Wednesday

A Pana community blood drive will be held in the Pana First United Methodist Church, 619 Kitchell Street; 1:00-7:00 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 12. Call the blood center to sign up toll free at 1-866-GIVE-BLD or … [Read More...]

Seniors Warned About Grandchildren Scam

Christian County Sheriff Bruce Kettelkamp is reminding area senior citizens about a financial exploitation scam which focuses on grandparents. These scams are a growing problem throughout the United States and … [Read More...]

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Charlie Weers To Celebrate 90th Birthday

Charles D. “Charlie” Weers of Pana will mark his 90th birthday on Sunday, Nov. 16, in Oak Street Station-Pana History Museum, 38 Oak St. in Pana. The open house is from 2:00-4:00 p.m. Friends and family are … [Read More...]

Best, Only Bum

DYLAN BROWN was first place winner in the Oct. 30 Halloween Parade, in Kitchell Park. He was the only entry in that category. (Millie Meyerholz Photo) … [Read More...]


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Nick Copley Named MVP, PHS Boys Soccer

PANA SENIOR NICK Copley has been named the Most Valuable Player of the 2014 Pana High School boys soccer team. The award was presented at the team banquet held in the Panthers Den of Pana High School on … [Read More...]

8th Grade Panthers Suffers Loss Thursday

The eighth grade girls basketball team of Pana Junior High School hosted the defending state champions, Hillsboro, Thursday, Nov. 6, in the PJHS gym. Hillsboro defeated Pana, 48-25. The Dragons jumped out to a … [Read More...]

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Out in Left Field: November 10, 2014

Think this will be short and sweet today. . . . ––––– Congratulations to the Taylorville Tornadoes on their historic football win at Highland Friday night. They have made the Class 5A football play-off … [Read More...]

Sacred Heart Stays Undefeated

The 8th grade girls asketball team of Pana Sacred Heart School stayed unbeaten Tuesday night, Nov. 4, with a 40-17 win over Beecher City in the Tower Hill gym. Kaylee Holland poured in 20 points and Shania … [Read More...]