Oconee Lions Club Annual Pork Chop Supper

The Oconee Lions Club will hold its annual Pork Chop and Sweet Corn Supper on Thursday, July 24, in the Oconee American Legion Hall. Serving is from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. It is an all-you-can-eat event. Meal donation is $8 for one chop or two chops for $10. Ages 3-9 eat for $6. The public is invited to attend. Proceeds benefit Lions projects in Oconee. … [Read More...]

Fall Sports Handbook Meetings

Times and dates for Pana High School and Pana Junior High School Athletic Handbook meetings for student-athletes have been announced. All of the meetings will be held in the Panthers Den of Pana High School. The first meeting is Thursday, July 24, at 5:30 p.m. The second meeting is at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 3 and the final meeting is Sunday, Aug. 10, also at 5:00 p.m. Any student-athlete interested in playing an IESA or IHSA sport must … [Read More...]

Fact, Fun & Fillips: July 21, 2014

Time flies, they come and they go!  But, there are always people you will never forget!    Or for that matter you do not want to! It is in this spirit that FFF presents three gentlemen of the priesthood who, this year, have reached 50 years in service of the organization of the Jesuits. They are pictured below – Father Donald Cunningham, who served Pana’s St. Patrick Parish in his priestly capacity as pastor. FFF remembers Father … [Read More...]

Laughs, Lines, Latonis: July 17, 2014

Hey people of Pana, Jacob here. ––––– The world cup is over! Germany has it! That was an amazing game and entire tournament. Now I’m off to soccer camp for the week! :) I hope everyone has been enjoying their summer so far as we are about half way through it. ––––– See you next week! … [Read More...]

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Tent Revival Planned This Week

PASTORS DON PEASE and Daniel Nolen invite everyone to the tent revival to be held on the old Pana Junior High School grounds, the future home of Pana’s Hopewell … [Read More...]

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Pana Police Introduces Newest Department Member

THE NEWEST MEMBER of the Pana Police Department, … [Read More...]

Rosebud Cafe Holds Grand Opening; New Ownership

THE NEW OWNERSHIP of Rosebud Cafe in Pana held a … [Read More...]

Rate Freeze Gets First Approval; Pool Pump Bid Approved

The Pana City Council, by a 5-3 voice vote, … [Read More...]

Christian County Fair Gets Underway Monday

The fun and excitement of the 91st annual … [Read More...]

Area News

Oconee Lions Club Annual Pork Chop Supper

The Oconee Lions Club will hold its annual Pork Chop and Sweet Corn Supper on Thursday, July 24, in the Oconee American Legion Hall. Serving is from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. It is an all-you-can-eat event. Meal … [Read More...]

Card Shower For Helen Brand

Helen Brand of Pana will be celebrating her 100th birthday on Thursday, July 31. A card shower has been planned in her honor to help her celebrate this milestone. Cards can be sent to her in care of … [Read More...]

Back To School Bash Aug. 16 In Kitchell Park

Plans are being made for the third annual community wide “Back to School Bash” on Saturday, Aug. 16, in Kitchell Park. School supplies will be handed out to children in need of assistance from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 … [Read More...]

Tent Revival At Hopewell Baptist Church

Hopewell Baptist Church will be hold a tent revival at 7:00 each evening, Wednesday, July 23 through Friday, July 25, at their Poplar Street ground. Be part of great gospel singing and share God’s Word … [Read More...]


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Sports News

Fall Sports Handbook Meetings

Times and dates for Pana High School and Pana Junior High School Athletic Handbook meetings for student-athletes have been announced. All of the meetings will be held in the Panthers Den of Pana High … [Read More...]

Country Club Ladies Golf

Monday, July 14 Championship Flight: Connie Pinkston, 39; Amanda Bowker, 42 low, net 33. A-Flight: Trina Casner, 48; Georgia Culumber, 49. B-Flight: Sarah Stupek, 53; Janet Koons, 54. C-Flight: Sue … [Read More...]

Out in Left Field: July 21, 2014

Can’t believe another All-Star Game loss by the National League. . . . Gets worse and worse each year. How does the Wainwright get hit around in the first inning like a Triple A prospect? He mows down … [Read More...]

Auto Racing Returns To The Christian County Fair

Stock car racing will rev up the Christian County Fair for the first time in decades when the Larry’s Service Center Triple 25’s hit the quarter-mile fairgrounds dirt track in Taylorville on Thursday, July 24, … [Read More...]