Tower Hill Seniors Monthly Potluck

Tower Hill Seniors held thei monthly potluck on Monday, Oct. 13. There were 21 present with six veterans. Four October birthdays were celebrated: Frank Ruhohl, Bob Barnes, Stan Rich and Carolyn Bouchez. The door prize of $5 was won by Carolyn Bouchez with #12. Entertainment was by Kenny and Larry Smart, Wally Bechtel, Russell Young, Dick Rauch and Stanley Rich. The next potluck will be held Monday, Nov. 10. … [Read More...]

Pana Stays in Football Play-Off Hunt With 34-28 Win

SENIOR BRADEN CHRISTER had another big night for the Panthers on defense Friday, Oct. 17. The 5-10, 205-pound lineman sacks Vandalia quarterback Collin Nestleroad during this play. He also had a fumble recovery in the game. (Mary Cothern Photo) In this year’s World Series, both the San Francisco Giants and the Kansas City Royals are wild card teams, each having to win a “play-in game” after the regular season to get into the … [Read More...]

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Fact, Fun & Fillips: October 20, 2014

“Ask and you shall receive!”  And FFF did. The column of last Thursday was in the process of being written, with comments on Samuel Herschbergers’ ordeal, after the booklet of his accident, now we guess about 15 years ago and was written by Bob Hastings, known to FFF.  Samuel is from rural Sullivan way.  It happened in 1991. And as we read it, we hoped that somewhere in the future we’d be able to ask a member of the Bob and Marian Best … [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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PPD K-9 Unit to Hold Presentation; Children’s Health and Safety Fair

PANA POLICE DEPARTMENT K-9 Officer Jeremy Cox with  “Brahm.” Pana Community Hospital is sponsoring its 11th annual Children’s Health and Safety Fair … [Read More...]

Top Stories

Drive Thru Flu Clinic, Emergency Preparedness Exercises in Pana

On Wednesday, Oct. 22, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 … [Read More...]

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Arrests Made In Last Week’s Shasteens Armed Robbery

A week after a clerk in Shasteens Marathon, at 703 … [Read More...]

Few Actions Taken During Two-Hour Meeting Tuesday

The Pana City Council, meeting a day later than … [Read More...]

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Plans For Call Center In Downtown Pana Announced

GRETCHEN BOREN, RIGHT, announced today, Monday, … [Read More...]

Area News

Tower Hill Seniors Monthly Potluck

Tower Hill Seniors held thei monthly potluck on Monday, Oct. 13. There were 21 present with six veterans. Four October birthdays were celebrated: Frank Ruhohl, Bob Barnes, Stan Rich and Carolyn Bouchez. The … [Read More...]

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Medical Benefit for Rita Flesch Ruot Nov. 1

A medical benefit is being planned for Rita Flesch Ruot, Tower Hill, to be held in the Pana Eagles Lodge, Saturday, Nov. 1. A number of activities are planned. Rita was diagnosed with stage IV ovarian and … [Read More...]

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Jack Michael 90th Birthday Party

Jack Michael of Ohlman will celebrate his 90th birthday with a celebration on Saturday, Oct. 18, from 1:00-3:00 p.m. It will take place in the United Methodist Fellowship Hall on Union Street in … [Read More...]

Halloween Event Approved, Herrick

At the Oct. 7 meeting of Herrick Village Board, Amber Reatherford requested a family-type fall activity at Tom Davis Park. Family Fun has been set for Friday evening, Oct. 17, as a result. Cocoa and coffee … [Read More...]


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Sports News

Pana Stays in Football Play-Off Hunt With 34-28 Win

SENIOR BRADEN CHRISTER had another big night for the Panthers on defense Friday, Oct. 17. The 5-10, 205-pound lineman sacks Vandalia quarterback Collin Nestleroad during this play. He also had a fumble recovery … [Read More...]

Soccer Season Comes To End For Pana in Regional Final

PANA STRIKER NICK Copley, dark jersey, left, has his shot blocked by Hillsboro goal keeper Matt O’Quinn, on the ground. O’Quinn’s fine efforts helped his ball club to a 2-1 win over the Panthers and advance … [Read More...]

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Volleyball Panthers Win Pair

GLORIA DUDUIT OF the Panthers puts a kill on the Roxana Shells during action Saturday, Oct. 18, in Roxana. Pana won the match in 3 games, 16-25, 25-19, 25-14. Duduit had 6 kills in the match. At right is her … [Read More...]

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Pana Drops Match To Carlinville

PANA AT THE NET – Four Pana Panthers volleyball players are gathered on defense during action on Tuesday, Oct. 14, in the PHS gym as they battled conference foe Carlinville. Carlinville won the match in two … [Read More...]