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United Way of Christian County

All health and human care not-for-profit agencies serving Christian County and seeking funds from United Way of Christian County for the 2016 funding year, should contact the United Way office, 108 W. Market, Second Floor US Bank Building, Taylorville IL 62568, by phone 824-8404, or by email unitedwayofcc@consolidated.net. Agencies must be a 501(C)3 organization. Allocation applications are being distributed and are due by Monday, Mar. … [Read More...]

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Volleyball Eighth Grade Night At PJHS; Final Match Played

THE MEMBERS OF the Pana Junior High School eighth grade volleyball team were honored Wednesday, Feb. 25, before their final home game of the regular season. Team members are, kneeling, from left, Jeannine Swenny, Emma Dilley, Grace Sims, Kalee Holland and Brailey Coulter. In back, Katelin Weideman, Ashlyn Finley, Sydney Horton, Breanna Rochkes, Abby Copley, Shania Schoonover, Lauren Stalets, Madison Ashcraft, Regan Hilbert and manager Camryn … [Read More...]

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Fact, Fun & Fillips: March 9, 2015

Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel A young Benjamin Netanyahu, born in 1949 in Tel Aviv to Tzila Segal and Professor Benzion Netanyahu, is pictured in his military gear as a young combat trooper. He was middle of three children. Initially raised and educated in Jerusalem, attended Henrietta Szold Elementary School. Attended MIT between 1972 and 1977, earning a bachelor’s and master’s degree. He returned to Israel to enlist in IDF. … [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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Winter’s Last Gasp – Spring Less Than Two Weeks Away

SYMPATHY FOR THE SNOWMAN – With the advent of warmer weather this past weekend, it won’t be long until this diminishing snowman is but just a memory of the … [Read More...]

Top Stories

Kenneth Dean, Former Pana Postmaster, Dies

Kenneth Theodore Dean, 95, of Pana, died Sunday, … [Read More...]

Farm Bureau Meetings On GBE Line

Meetings for landowners along the proposed Clean … [Read More...]

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Grain Belt Express Holds Final Meeting Before ICC Application

A MAP ON display at the Pana Eagles Club during a … [Read More...]

Christian, Shelby County Farm Bureau Meetings On GBE Line

The Christian and Shelby County Farm Bureaus are … [Read More...]

Area News

United Way of Christian County

All health and human care not-for-profit agencies serving Christian County and seeking funds from United Way of Christian County for the 2016 funding year, should contact the United Way office, 108 W. Market, … [Read More...]

Blood Drive In Pana March 11

To help ensure an adequate blood supply, the Central Illinois Community Blood Center will hold a blood drive in Pana on Wednesday, Mar. 11. It will be held in the First United Methodist Church, 619 Kitchell … [Read More...]

School Technology Committee

The Technology Committee of the Pana School Board will meet at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, Mar. 11, in the Unit Office at 14 E. Main St. Agenda items are: FY15 Computer Assisted Budget Update; Update on 1-to-1 … [Read More...]

Manar Presents School Funding Reform to House Committee

State Senator Andy Manar (D-Bunker Hill) testified before an Illinois House committee Tuesday, Mar. 3, outlining details of his need-based school funding reform package, Senate Bill 1. “It’s important to start … [Read More...]


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Volleyball Eighth Grade Night At PJHS; Final Match Played

THE MEMBERS OF the Pana Junior High School eighth grade volleyball team were honored Wednesday, Feb. 25, before their final home game of the regular season. Team members are, kneeling, from left, Jeannine … [Read More...]

Quarterback Club Meeting

The Pana Quarterback Club meeting will be held Wednesday, Mar. 4, at 7:15 p.m. in the high school library. Everyone is welcome to attend. … [Read More...]

Out in Left Field: March 9, 2015

After watching (not that much) the Illini mens basketball team Saturday, they appear to me to be more like they are in the race between the tortoise and hare, but the ending is the opposite. At the start, the … [Read More...]

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PEF Receives $3,700 From Local Banks in ‘Scoring for Education’ Fund-Raiser

DURING THE 2014-15 varsity basketball season, the annual Pana Education Foundation sponsored its “Scoring for Education” Fund-raiser. Thanks to Peoples Bank and Trust of Pana and First National Bank of Pana, a … [Read More...]