Compassionate Friends Meeting This Thursday

Compassionate Friends will meet at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Apr. 24 in the Pana High School library. Anyone who has lost a child, parents, grandparents, friends or siblings are invited to attend. For information contact Rosita Downing at 883-1657. … [Read More...]

Panthers Second; Plains, Class ‘A’ Winner; Rushville, Class ‘B’

BREAKING QUICKLY OUT of the blocks is Pana’s Taylor Moeller, center, in the boys Class “A” 100-meter dash during Saturday’s, Apr. 19, Pana Open Track and Field Meet. Moeller bested the field, finishing first in a time of :11.5 seconds. (Tom Latonis Photos) The Pana Panthers made up a lot of ground between this year’s and last year’s Pana Open Track and Field meet held on Carol Schramm Track at Brummett Field on Saturday, Apr. 19. On a … [Read More...]

Fact, Fun & Fillips: April 21, 2014

Our penmanship was never anything we could feel good about, or to put it more lightly, anything to write home about! No pun intended. But, from the comments, ‘twas always funny, everybody wanting to read any other material in the place written by anyone else but us,  the Palmer Method we mean.  It has gotten to the point, FFF can’t decipher anything he has written which has been left for any amount of time – and that’s pretty bad. It ends … [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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Always a Crowd Pleaser – The Annual Dash For Easter Candy in Kitchell Park

A LONG TIME tradition in Pana continued on Saturday, Apr. 19, with the Kitchell Park Easter Egg Hunt. Hundreds of children in three areas of the park swooped … [Read More...]

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Residents Shouldn’t Blow Lawn Clippings into Street

WITH THE RETURN of warm weather, a yearly spring … [Read More...]

Dr. Jacob Huber’s Dream: Hospital is Century Old

If he could come back and visit the hospital … [Read More...]

Bid Notice Posted For Waste Plant Position; Possible OMA Violation

A special meeting held by the Pana City Council on … [Read More...]

Holy Week Services

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

Area News

Compassionate Friends Meeting This Thursday

Compassionate Friends will meet at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Apr. 24 in the Pana High School library. Anyone who has lost a child, parents, grandparents, friends or siblings are invited to attend. For … [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...]

Delta Theta Tau Begins Spring Season

Zeta Theta Chapter of Delta Theta Tau Sorority, began its spring season with a social gathering at Pizza Man of Pana. A meal, fellowship and prizes given away to some attendees was enjoyed. The meeting began … [Read More...]

Community Easter Service At FUMC

An estimate 70 persons attended the Easter Sunrise service, a community event, at First United Methodist Church. Host pastor, the Rev. Steve Palmer, gave an animated sermon, “He is Risen!”, using excerpts … [Read More...]


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Sports News

Panthers Second; Plains, Class ‘A’ Winner; Rushville, Class ‘B’

BREAKING QUICKLY OUT of the blocks is Pana’s Taylor Moeller, center, in the boys Class “A” 100-meter dash during Saturday’s, Apr. 19, Pana Open Track and Field Meet. Moeller bested the field, finishing first … [Read More...]

Pana Softball Team Wins Nokomis Tournament

The Pana Panthers softball team have a 3-game winning streak going after winning the Nokomis Softball Tournament on Saturday, Apr. 19, in Nokomis. Pana defeated Nokomis 3-0 in the first round of the … [Read More...]

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Baseball Panthers Get Win Friday

JONATHAN McLEOD JUST beats the throw home to score the winning run in Pana’s 2-1 victory over Hillsboro in South Central Conference action on Friday, Apr. 18, at Panthers Field. McLeod had doubled and came … [Read More...]

Out in Left Field: April 21, 2014

What a wonderful weekend! Was a great one to get out of the house and do some yard work or attend some outdoor sports activities. Who would believe a week ago we had sleet, freezing rain and snow. This … [Read More...]