September 2023

Scoreboard, Sept. 27

At a special meeting on Friday, the Mid-Lakes Conference voted to add Hollister, Reeds Spring and Springfield Catholic, reducing the Big 8 to 11 schools for the 20242025 school year. More about this story will be released as a fuller picture of the future Big 8 comes into focus.
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Nellie Howard

Nellie Jane (Taylor) Howard was born August 14th, 1956, in Streator Illinois to Fred Alexander Taylor and Anna Mae Jay. She had 2 brothers Fred Taylor (Alice), and Dennis Taylor.
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Max David Craft

Max David Craft, 66, of Verona, passed away at 7:56 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2023 at home with his wife by his side. He was born Dec. 1, 1956 at the Harris-Howell Clinic in Purdy, the son of Johnnie and Virginia (Sperandio) Craft, who both preceded him in death.
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