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Joe Miinch

Joe K. Miinch, 85, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother, passed away Tuesday, May 10, 2022, surrounded by family. He was born Oct. 4, 1936, in Morley to Charles Albert and Bessie Jewell Yount Miinch. He and the former Kathryn Myers were united in marriage on Feb. 21, 1959.

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Debra Scholl

Debra Lou “Deb” Clingingsmith Scholl, 58, of Jackson was peacefully called by her Lord and Savior, Wednesday, May 4, 2022. The third of three children, Deb was born Nov. 3, 1963, in Cape Girardeau, to Alvin “Jake” and Alma Clara Hanselmann Clingingsmith. Her siblings are Robert and Connie. Deb and

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LaVerne Puchbauer

LaVerne E. Puchbauer, 93, of Jackson, passed away Monday, May 2, 2022, at Villas Memory Care in Jackson. She was born Jan. 2, 1929, in Pocahontas to Henry and Mabel (Swan) Lichtenegger. LaVerne was a lifetime member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, where she and Floyd Puchbauer were married May

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Vernon Huck

Vernon Huck, 77, of Jackson, unexpectedly passed away Thursday, May 5, 2022, in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 19, 1944, in Ste. Genevieve to Julius J. and Evelyn Zerwig Huck. He had four siblings, Arlene, Wayne, Arneda, and Delbert. Vernon and Karla Basler were united in marriage Dec. 27,

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Michael Myer

On April 8, 2022, Michael Joe Myer passed away peacefully in the comfort of the home he lived in for 35 years, with his beloved wife and daughter at his bedside. Michael was born in Jackson on April 30, 1952, the first of three children born to Lee Edward Myer

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Birth Announcements

Brookson Allen was born to Mr. and Mrs. David Vangennip II

Mr. and Mrs. David Vangennip II of Advance are parents of a son named Brookson Allen, born Nov. 17, 2021, at SoutheastHEALTH in Cape Girardeau. He weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces. He has two brothers. Mrs. VanGennip is the former Taylor Smith, daughter of Troy and Paula Smith of Delta.

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Desmond Jack was born to Mr. and Mrs. Clayton M. Powell

Mr. and Mrs. Clayton M. Powell of Cape Girardeau are parents of a son named Desmond Jack, born Nov. 7, 2021, at 6:40 a.m. at Family BirthPlace in Cape Girardeau. He weighed 10 pounds, 4 ounces. He has one brother. Mrs. Powell is the former Cassandra L. Bollinger, daughter of

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Harper Sue was born to Mr. and Mrs. Ryan Sprandel

Mr. and Mrs. Ryan Sprandel of Marble Hill are parents of a daughter named Harper Sue, born at 11:51 p.m., Nov. 2, 2021, at SoutheastHEALTH in Cape Girardeau. She weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces. She has one sister. Mrs. Sprandel is the former Mackenzie Beel, daughter of Stan and Amber

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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

Red Velvet Cupcakes

Cupcake Ingredients: 2 -1/2 c. all purpose flour 1/2 c. unsweetened cocoa powder 1 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. salt 1 c. butter, softened 2 c. sugar 4 eggs 1-1/4 c. sour cream 3/4 c. buttermilk 1 TBSP. apple cider vinegar 1.5 oz. red food coloring 2 Tsp. vanilla Vanilla

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