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Jerry Hayes

Jerry Wayne Hayes, a long time resident of the Pekin, IL, area passed away on Nov. 20, 2022, at Aperion Care Morton Villa, Morton, IL, where he had been a resident for several years. Jerry had been a mechanic in Pekin, IL, area. Jerry is survived by one daughter, Michelle

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Dylan Abbott

Dylan Lee Abbott, 32, of Sedgewickville passed away Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, after a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by his family, at his home. He was born June 8, 1990, in Cape Girardeau, to Harry Lee and Jacqueline “Jackie” Pohlmann Abbott. He and Lindsey Mayfield were married Sept. 21,

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Larry Keller

Larry D. Keller, 73, of Jackson passed away on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022, surrounded by his loved ones. He was born Dec. 25, 1948, in Cape Girardeau to Delmer Keller and Lorene (Kinder) Keller. He and Deanna Romack were married June 12, 1969. He served his country proudly in the

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Ashley Buell

Ashley Alexis Buell, 33, of Jonesboro, AR, formerly of Jackson, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022, at St. Bernard’s Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born Sept. 30, 1989, in Cape Girardeau, to Steven and Carol Little McLemore. She and Joshua Buell were married June 5, 2010, in Jackson. They

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Claueda Barks

Ann C. “Claueda” Barks, 80, of Oak Ridge, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, at her home. The second of three children, Claueda was born May 7, 1942, in Oran to Clyde W. and Nellie M. “Marie” Hosea Moran. She attended school in Oran. Her first church home was Messler

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Virginia Seabaugh

Virginia Marie Seabaugh, age 87, passed away on Nov. 4, 2022, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born on Jan. 14, 1935, in Scopus to the late Kendell and Lola Crader Proctor. On Dec. 12, 1953, in Sedgewickville, she married Willard Autle Seabaugh who preceded her

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Birth Announcements

Lane Tyler was born to Mr. and Mrs. Logan Mangels

Mr. and Mrs. Logan Mangels of Jackson are parents of a son named Lane Tyler, born Oct. 21, 2022, at 8:53 p.m., at SoutheastHEALTH in Cape Girardeau. He weighed 8 pounds. 3.2 ounces. He has one brother. Mrs. Mangels is the former Jessica Jones, daughter of Kevin and Rhonda Jones

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Liam Joseph was born to Mr. and Mrs. Chad VanGennip

Mr. and Mrs. Chad VanGennip of Leopold are parents of a son named Liam Joseph, born Oct. 17, 2022, at 4:08 p.m., at SoutheastHEALTH in Cape Girardeau. He weighed 7 pounds. 1 ounce. He has one brother and three sisters. Mrs. VanGennip is the former Tina Engelen, daughter of Annabel

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Bransyn Welton was born to Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Houston

Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Houston of Jackson are parents of a son named Bransyn Welton, born Oct. 26, 2022, at 12:29 a.m., at SoutheastHEALTH in Cape Girardeau. He weighed 6 pounds. 12 ounces. First child. Mrs. Houston is the former Shiann Clayborn, daughter of Gatey and Gail Clayborn of Jackson.

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Mia Lynn was born to Mr. and Mrs. Blake James Duffy

Mr. and Mrs. Blake James Duffy of Jackson, are parents of a daughter named Mia Lynn, born October 31, 2022, at 11:04 a.m., at Family BirthPlace in Cape Girardeau. She weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces. First child. Mrs. Duffy is the former Samantha Lynn Schnicker, daughter of John Schnicker 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

Chicken Milanse

This dish is delicious with pasta or sautéed vegetables. We recently made it in the air fryer and it was just as good as frying it in oil. Ingredients: 3 chicken breasts halved and split 2 eggs 1/2 c. milk or half and half 1/2 c. flour 3/4 c. seasoned

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Easiest Pecan Toffee Bars

Ingredients: 1 sleeve Saltine crackers 2 sticks of salted butter 3/4 c. brown sugar 2 c. semi-sweet chocolate chips (or dark chocolate is good too) 2 Tsp. Sea Salt 2/3-1 c. chopped pecans Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper. Place Saltines on parchment

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Lasagna rollups

Ingredients: 1 16 oz. pkg. of lasagna noodles, cooked and drained 1 lb. ground chuck 1 small yellow or white onion, chopped 1 small green pepper, chopped 1 c. fresh mushrooms, chopped 1 TBSP. minced garlic 1 tsp. salt 1 tsp. pepper Sauce: 1 28 oz. can of diced tomatoes

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