Rita Ruot

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 uterine cancer in January, 2013. This year, on Aug. 6, she was diagnosed with brain cancer. She is currently going to Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis for radiation treatments. Family and friends are getting together to celebrate 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 games. Making the hit for Pana is number 20, senior Erin Holthaus. Behind her is Reaghan Vaughn. To the right is Apryle Johnson and at right, Renee Waddington. (Mary Cothern Photo) The Pana High School volleyball team had a rough … [Read More...]

Fact, Fun & Fillips: October 16, 2014

Note: Coming up! And you are invited! To a “Fountain Re-Dedication Ceremony.”  The invite comes from Pana Community Hospital. It will take place in front of the hospital, located as you should all know by this time, at the south end of Locust Street. The ceremony begins at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, October 26, 2014 at the fountain. Refreshments will be served immediately following the ceremony in the hospital Medical Mall. IIIII FFF … [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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Arrests Made In Last Week’s Shasteens Armed Robbery

A week after a clerk in Shasteens Marathon, at 703 E. Jackson St. in Pana, was pistol-whipped in an armed robbery, two suspects have been arrested by the Pana … [Read More...]

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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...]

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Pana Panthers Volleyball Team To Host Volley for the Cure

MEMBERS OF THE Pana High School volleyball teams … [Read More...]

Early Morning Armed Robbery At Shasteens Station Wednesday

THESE SURVEILLANCE PHOTOS, released by the Pana … [Read More...]

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Rita Ruot

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...]

Herrick Sets Trick-Treat Night

Friday, Oct. 31 was set for Trick-or-Treat night in Herrick. The annual event will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. Herrick Village Board approved the time and date at its Oct. 7 meeting. … [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...]

Pana Junior High Girls Basketball Round-Up

The 7th and 8th grade girls basketball teams have had a busy schedule lately. Following is a re-cap of several recent games. 8th Grade– At Altamont– The Panthers traveled to Altamont on Thursday, Oct. … [Read More...]

8th Grade St. Pat’s Gets Win

The eighth grade girls basketball team of Sacred Heart School in Pana came back from an early deficit to defeat Effingham St. Anthony, 38-32, on Monday, Oct. 13, in Effingham. St. Pat’s fell behind after a … [Read More...]

Elks Soccer Shoot

Pana Elks Lodge Soccer Shoot will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 18, at Tanner Field. Age groups are: Under 7, 8-9 years old, 10-11 years old and 12-13 years old. Age is determined by age on Aug. 1, … [Read More...]