SIKESTON - Laura and Bradley Couch are the parents of their third child, first son, born at 9:35 p.m. Feb. 25, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Jackson Allan Couch weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces, and was 21 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Susan Duncan of Conesville, Ohio and the late Allan Davidson.
Paternal grandparents are Kim Couch and Mark Couch of Sikeston.
EAST PRAIRIE - Thelma and Troy Steele are the parents of their fourth child, third daughter, born at 2:59 p.m. Feb. 26, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Jesse Elizabeth Steele weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces, and was 20 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are the late Thelma Allen and Cleveland Allen.
Paternal grandparents are Cheryl Mezo and Jerry Mezo of Herrin, Ill.
CHAFFEE - Brittany Hanks is the parent of her second child, first son, born at 5:48 p.m. Feb. 26, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Gabriel Wyatt weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 21 inches long.
Grandparents are Denise and John Quick of Cape Girardeau and Steve Hanks of Phoenix.
SIKESTON - Sara Lindsey and Joseph Knuckles Sr. are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 3:17 p.m. Feb. 27, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center's Family BirthPlace in Cape Girardeau. Joseph Allen Knuckles Jr. weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 20.75 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are William and Barbara Lindsey of Sikeston.
Paternal grandparents are Vernon and Pam Knuckles of Sikeston.