CEFS Utility Assistance Program Starting Soon

The C.E.F.S. Economic Opportunity Corporation is now taking applications for the 2015 Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). September and October are priority months reserved for those households which either have a member aged 60 and above or disabled. Appointments can be made by contacting the local C.E.F.S. County Outreach offices. Starting Oct. 1, applications will be accepted from households that have children under age … [Read More...]

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Panthers Shake Off Gillespie With Second Half Surge

HEAD OVER HEELS – Gillespie’s Corey McCallister, number 2, goes head over heels trying to stop Pana running back Wade McMillen (number 6 with the ball)  during action on Friday night, Sept. 12, in Gillespie. The Miners couldn’t stop the 6-foot junior as he barrelled through the Gillespie line for 136 yards on 21 carries as he led the Panthers to a 41-28 South Central Conference victory. Helping plow the way for McMillen are, from left, … [Read More...]

Fact, Fun & Fillips: September 15, 2014

Today, after a weekend of frustrating television -- FFF asks President Obama to diplomatically tell those who are wondering, is it a war or conflict  we are about to engage in to rid the world of ISIS!  We do not particularly care which - just so the verbiage is bold enough, when, it is impossible for the writer to come up with language bad enough,. We’re talking about the scourge and desecrated of the sands in the recent movement of ISIS, … [Read More...]

Laughs, Lines, Latonis: August 21, 2014

Hey everybody, Jacob here. ––––– School has officially started! We’ve been back in school since Tuesday. I hope everyone has been enjoying their first few days of school. I know I have. Good luck to everyone in their health and grades throughout the year. Now, time to start counting down number of days until summer again! It’s not too far away, right?? I mean, it’s only like a year away. . . . ––––– A lot of sports with Orange … [Read More...]

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United Way, Christian County, Begins Fall Campaign Thursday

THESE FOUR PEOPLE have been tapped to lead the 2014-15 United Way of Christian County’s Fund Drive Campaign by the UWCC Board of Directors. From left are, … [Read More...]

Top Stories

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Pana Couple Invited To Poland For Dedication Ceremony

Mr. and Mrs. David Nance of Pana, should have been … [Read More...]

City Of Pana Flushing Hydrants

The City of Pana will be flushing water hydrants … [Read More...]

Split Decision on New Lawyer; Closed Session Request Denied

In a turbulent Pana City Council meeting on … [Read More...]

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Kitchell Park Improvements Begin

WORK HAS BEGUN in earnest with the building of a … [Read More...]

Area News

CEFS Utility Assistance Program Starting Soon

The C.E.F.S. Economic Opportunity Corporation is now taking applications for the 2015 Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). September and October are priority months reserved for those … [Read More...]

Vendor Space Available For PCH Bazaar

Vendor space is now available for the Pana Community Hospital Auxiliary Annual Holiday Bazaar. Last year, 37 vendors displayed their products at this well-attended event, and additional space is available … [Read More...]

Oconee American Legion Fish Fry

Oconee American Legion will begin their annual fish fry on Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Legion Hall. They have been doing the fish fry for 25 years. Times are 4:00 to 7:00 p.m., serving walleye, slaw and drink … [Read More...]

Pana Chamber Announces Block Party Date

The Pana Chamber of Commerce has selected Tuesday, Oct. 7, as the date for the third annual Fall Block Party. The event will be held on Locust Street between 2nd and 3rd Streets from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Vendors may … [Read More...]


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Sports News

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Panthers Shake Off Gillespie With Second Half Surge

HEAD OVER HEELS – Gillespie’s Corey McCallister, number 2, goes head over heels trying to stop Pana running back Wade McMillen (number 6 with the ball)  during action on Friday night, Sept. 12, in … [Read More...]

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Raucous Time As Pana Hosts Taylorville in Volley Action

LOOK OUT BELOW – Fans in the Pana High School cheering section passes a fellow student above them during the Pana-Taylorville volleyball match on Thursday, Sept. 11. Both student sections were loud and … [Read More...]

Quarterback Club Meeting

The Pana Quarterback Club will meet at 6:30 p.m.,  Wednesday, Sept. 17, in the Pana High School library.  Anyone interested in helping with the Quarterback Club is urged to attend. The Quarterback Club has … [Read More...]

Out in Left Field: September 15, 2014

What a miserable night this past Friday at Gillespie. The drive home was bad enough, I don’t know what it would have been like had Pana lost! I told Coach Stupek the next day that is the most miserable – … [Read More...]