PORTAGEVILLE - Sara Joy Beppler and James Daniel Brasher are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 10:28 a.m. July 27, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Emily Danielle Brasher weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20-inches long.
Beppler is the daughter of Richard Beppler Sr. of East Prairie.
Brasher is the son of Tony Brasher and Gail Brasher of Portageville.
NEW MADRID - Jason and Lisa Cowan are the parents of their third son, born at 8:13 a.m. July 28, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Jacob Dillon Cowan weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 19-inches long.
Mrs. Cowan is the daughter of Lily and Claude Ervin.
Cowan, son of Madealine Eiceman, is self-employed at All Star Pizza.
SIKESTON - Phillip and Wendy Tidwell are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 3:01 p.m. July 28, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Nicholas Dylan Tidwell weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 19-inches long.
Mrs. Tidwell is the daughter of John and Michi Launius.
Tidwell is the son of Phil and Beth Tidwell.
Maternal great-grandmothers are Mickey Terrell and Maxine Launius.
Paternal great-grandmother is Violet Tidwell.