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Bonnie Stevens

Bonnie Lee Stevens, 76, of Cape Girardeau, passed away Saturday, May 13, 2023, at her home. She was born Dec. 21, 1946, in Evansville, IN, daughter of Carl and Frances Alison Doneghue. She and James Stevens were married July 31, 1978, in Cape Girardeau. Bonnie graduated in 1987 from Southeast

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Gladys ‘Faye’ Cunningham

Gladys F. “Faye” Cunningham, 86, of Jackson, passed away Tuesday, May 16, 2023, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 10, 1937, in Jackson to Elbert and Anna Brotherton Masters. She and Lane Cunning-ham were married May 30, 1977. They had been married 39 years when Lane

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Maxine Stevens

Maxine D. Stevens, 97, of Jackson and formerly of Paducah, KY, passed away Sunday, May 21, 2023, at the Monticello House in Jackson. She was born Oct. 16, 1925, in St. Louis, the daughter of Linus C. and Marie F. Milde Morton. Maxine and Lyman Junior Stevens were united in

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Sweet & Salty Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ingredients: 2 sticks butter, melted 1 tsp. vanilla 3 TBSP. Stevia or 3/4 c. sugar 1 TBSP. Molasses 2 eggs 1 tsp. salt 1 tsp. baking soda 2 c. all-purpose flour 1-1/2 c. chocolate chips (milk or dark) 1/2 c. chopped mini pretzels 1 c. chopped pecans Directions: Preheat oven

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Sammy Beggs

Sammy K. (Sam, also known to many as Dadzo) Beggs, 79, of Jackson passed away peacefully at home on May 14, 2023, after battling Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also referred to as Lou Gehrig’s disease. Sam was born in St. Louis on Oct. 24, 1943, son of the late Laura

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Kenneth Waldron

Longtime Jackson resident Kenneth Lynn Waldron, 79, died on Dec. 23, 2020. Mr. Waldron was born in Cape Girardeau Oct. 18, 1941, to Leonard Vernal and Edna Baskerville Waldron. Mr. Waldron grew up in Farmington and graduated from Farmington High School in 1959. Following high school, he attended Westminster College

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Birth Announcements

Catherine Louise was born to Mr. and Mrs. Courtland Kohfeld

Mr. and Mrs. Courtland Kohfeld of Cape Girardeau, are parents of a daughter named Catherine Louise, born February 24, 2023, at 11:48 a.m., at SoutheastHEALTH in Cape Girardeau. She weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce. Mrs. Kohlfeld is the former Mary Catherine Catrino, daughter of Bo and Linda Catrino of Sikeston.

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Parker Alan was born to Mr. and Mrs. Shawn Peetz

Mr. and Mrs. Shawn Peetz of Cape Girardeau, are parents of a son named Parker Alan, born January 20, 2023, at 12:40 a.m., at SoutheastHEALTH in Cape Girardeau. He weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces. Mrs. Peetz is the former Jody Beilke, daughter of Gayle Beilke of Rockford, IL and the

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Freya Taylor was born to Mr. and Mrs. Jared Murray

Mr. and Mrs. Jared Murray of Cape Girardeau, are parents of a daughter named Freya Taylor, born January 14, 2023, at 10:30 a.m., at SoutheastHEALTH in Cape Girardeau. She weighed 4 pounds, 15 ounces. She has one brother. Mrs. Murray is the former Megan Randolph, daughter of Matt and Nancy

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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

Just Right Bites

Banana Chocolate Chip Bread in a Cup: 1 ripe banana, mashed 1 Tbsp. butter, melted at 30 seconds 1 Tbsp. white sugar 1 Tbsp. brown sugar 2 Tbsp. flour 1/8 tsp. vanilla 1/2 tsp. baking powder 2 Tbsp. mini chocolate chips Melt butter in coffee cup. Combine rest of ingredients

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Decadent Banana Pudding

Ingredients: 12. oz. heavy whipping cream 1/2 c. sugar or sugar substitute equivalent (or use 12 oz. frozen whipped topping) 3 c. milk 2-5 oz. pkgs. French Vanilla pudding mix 1 – 14 oz. can sweetened condensed milk 8 oz. package cream cheese, softened to room temp 6-8 bananas, sliced

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Oatmeal Cookies

Ingredients: 1-1/4 c. all purpose flour 2 c. old-fashioned dry oats 1 tsp. baking powder 1/4 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp. salt 3/4 c. butter, softened 1/2 c. sugar 1 c. dark brown sugar 1 tsp. pure vanilla 2 large eggs 1 pkg. (11 oz.) butterscotch

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