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Beckett Wesley was born to Mr. and Mrs. Logan Bartels

Mr. and Mrs. Logan Bartels of Jackson, are parents of a son named Beckett Wesley, born at 10:52 p.m., May 4, 2021, at SoutheastHEALTH in Cape Girardeau. He weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces.

Mrs. Bartels is the former Hailey Johnston, daughter of Chad and Jessica Callis and Jennifer and Derrick Johnston, all of Jackson. She is employed by Skincare Oncology and SoutheastHEALTH. Bartels is the son of Wes Bartels and Sandy Wendel of Jackson, and Sandy Bartels and Jim Kuehn of Frohna. He is employed by Koehler Engineering and Surveying.

Jay Forness covers education, county government and community events for The Cash-Book Journal. He graduated from Southeast Missouri State University with a degree in multimedia journalism and has lived in Jackson for the past five years. He can be reached at

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