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Blake Lauren was born to Mr. and Mrs. Logan Bartels

Mr. and Mrs. Logan Bartels of Jackson are parents of a daughter named Blake Lauren, born April 15, 2022, at 7:14 p.m. at SoutheastHEALTH in Cape Girardeau. She weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces. She has one brother.

Mrs. Bartels is the former Hailey Callis, daughter of Chad and Jessica Callis and Derrick and Jennifer Johnson, all of Jackson. She is employed by SoutheastHEALTH in radiation therapy. Bartels is the son of Wes Bartels and Sandy Wendel of Jackson and Sandy Bartels and Jim Kuehn of Altenburg. He is employed by Koehler Engineering and Land 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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