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Nicholas Heisserer

Nicholas Thorne Heisserer, 18, left his earthly home on Sept. 10, 2023, to be united with Jesus for eternity. Nicholas was born Jan. 13, 2005, in Cape Girardeau, to proud parents, Danny and Stacey Thorne Heisserer. He is the grandson of Kenny and Judy Heisserer of Kelso, and Eldon and

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Marjorie Nunnelly

Marjorie H. Nunnelly, born on March 1, 1929, in New Florence, passed away Sept. 11, 2023, leaving behind a legacy of love, resilience, and community service. Growing up on a farm, she developed a lifelong passion for animals, gardening, and the natural wonders of Missouri. As a young woman she

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James ‘Jim’ Rhodes

James K. “Jim” Rhodes, 85, of Jackson, passed away Friday, Sept. 15, 2023, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 29, 1937, in St. Louis to James B. and Verna V. Hines Rhodes. He and Ruth M. Linhorst were married Aug. 19, 1961, at St. Paul

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Frederick Higdon

Frederick “Fred” L. Higdon, 70, of New Hamburg passed away on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2023, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 10, 1953, in Lilbourn to the late Horace and Daisy Hickman Higdon. He and his best friend, Tina Heisserer, were married on March 4,

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Paul Blattner

Paul David Blattner, 76, of Jackson passed into the loving arms of his heavenly father Sunday, September 17, 2023, at his home, surrounded by loving family David was born Feb. 26, 1947, in Cape Girardeau to Paul Edward and Marion Emile Hager Blattner. He was baptized at Christ Evangelical Lutheran

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James Randol

James Allen Randol, 56, of Jackson passed away as a result of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident on Monday, Sept. 11, 2023, in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 28, 1966 in Patuxent River, MD, the son of Junior B. “Mike” and Nellie Varner Randol. James was a 1985

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Birth Announcements

Samuel Glenn was born to Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Turner

Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Turner of Sikeston, are parents of a son named Samuel Glenn, born June 22, 2023, at 11:26 p.m., at SoutheastHEALTH in Cape Girardeau. He weighed 7 pounds, 9.5 ounces. First child. Mrs. Turner is the former Courtney Teegarden, daughter of Kevin and Cindy Teegarden of Jackson.

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Heidi Lynn was born to Mr. and Mrs. Adam Pleimann

Mr. and Mrs. Adam Pleimann of Oak Ridge are parents of a daughter, named Heidi Lynn, born July 21, 2023, at 11:52 p.m., at SoutheastHEALTH in Cape Girardeau. She weighed 8 pounds, 1.6 ounces. Mrs. Pleimann is employed as a nurse at SoutheastHEALTH. Pleimann is employed by Steves Hauling and

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Franklin Oliver was born to Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Bryant

Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Bryant of Cape Girardeau are parents of a son named Franklin Oliver, born July 15, 2023, at 8:43 p.m., at SoutheastHEALTH in Cape Girardeau. He weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces. He has one brother. Mrs. Bryant is the former Kelsey Franklin, daughter of Stephen Franklin of

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Carlee Marie was born to Mr. and Mrs. Derek Gantz

Mr. and Mrs. Derek Gantz of Cape Girardeau, are parents of a daughter named Carlee Marie, born July 13, 2023, at 8:17 p.m., at SoutheastHEALTH in Cape Girardeau. She weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces. She has two brothers. Mrs. Gantz is the former Michaella Mallard, daughter of Todd and Rona

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Morgan Louise Bangert – Ethan Lloyd Broshuis

Morgan Louise Bangert and Ethan Lloyd Broshuis of Leopold exchanged wedding vows Oct. 22, 2022, at 2 p.m. at St. John’s Catholic Church in Leopold. Father Anthony Thekkanath officiated at the double-ring ceremony. Reader was Andrea Bueter of Leopold. Music was provided by Shelbee Miller of Leopold, organist, and Steve

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Gerlie German – Joseph Tucker

Gerlie German of Farmington and Joseph Glennon Tucker of Perryville wish to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Gerlie is the daughter of Roger and Violeta German of Mangatarem in Pangasinan, Philippines. She is a 2006 graduate of Mangatarem National High School special science curriculum and a 2011 graduate of

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Barkses celebrate 60 years

Glenda and Jerry Barks were married April 28, 1967, in Sedgewickville. They are both graduates of Meadow Heights High School. Glenda is the daughter of the late Robert and Dessie Robinson. Jerry is the son of the late Paul and Lucille Barks. They have two daughters, Becky (Gary) Peters and

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La Petite Chef Recipes

Cowboy Cookies

Ingredients: 3 c. all purpose flour 1 TBSP. baking powder 1 TBSP. baking soda 1 tsp. salt 3 sticks butter, to room temp. 1 1/2 c. sugar 1 1/2 c. light or dark brown sugar 4 eggs 1 TBSP. vanilla 24 oz. pkg. of semi-sweet chocolate chips 3 c. old-fashioned

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Mexican Crockpot Chicken

Ingredients: 2-3 chicken breasts 1 c. chicken broth 2 cans of Rotel 1-2 pkg. of taco seasoning 1 can of chopped green chiles, 4.5 oz. 1 can of black beans, rinsed and drained 1 can of corn, drained 1 can of cream of chicken soup 1 pkg. of 7.6 oz.

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Million Dollar Chicken Bake

Ingredients: 2 lbs. boneless chicken, thinly cut or pounded 6 oz. cream cheese, softened 1/4 c. real mayo 1/2 c. crispy bacon cooked and crumbled, about 8 slices 1/2 c. green onions 2 c. Colby Jack Cheese, shredded Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a medium bowl, mix cream

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