MARYLAND HEIGHTS - Todd and Stephanie Hughes are the parents of their second son, born at 8 a.m. July 28, 2001. Connor Thomas Hughes weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces and was 20-inches long.
The former Stephanie DeRoush, Mrs. Hughes is the daughter of Debbie DeRoush of Sikeston.
Hughes, son of Mr. and Mrs. Garland Hughes of Sikeston, is a civil engineer for the City of Bridgeton.
ZALMA - George R. and Maria Elaine Gunn are the parents of a daughter, born at 8:44 a.m. Aug. 13, 2001, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Haley Mae Gunn weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces and was 18 1/2-inches long.
Mrs. Gunn is the former Maria Lemons, daughter of Milford and Sharon Sturgeon of Zalma and the late Billy Lemons. She is employed by Dr. James Campbell in Advance.
Gunn, son of George and Susie Smith of Livingston, Texas, and the late George Gunn, is employed by the Mobile Home Super Center at Scott City.
SIKESTON - Tonya Crider and James Dowdy are the parents of their second child, first daughter, born Aug. 8, 2001, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Alli Nicole Crider weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 18-inches long.
Crider, daughter of Mike and Linda Crider, is employed by Dr. G. Wendell Weathers.
Dowdy, son of Shirley Kirby, is employed by Carnell's Collision Repair Specialists.
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Sumantha J. Nickens is the mother of her first child, a daughter, born at 4:56 p.m. Aug. 13, 2001, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Jazmine Rose Nickens weighed 6 pounds, 1 ounce and was 18 1/2-inches long.
Grandparents are Laura F. Little of Cape Girardeau and Richard Greene of Sikeston.
SIKESTON - Judson Thomas and Jessica Felker Carle are the parents of their third child, second son, born at 9:51 a.m. Aug. 14, 2001, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Edward Felker Carle weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20-inches long.
Mrs. Carle is the former Jessica Felker, daughter of Jan Felker and David Dollar of Sikeston and the late Dr. C. Edward Felker III. She is employed by the New Madrid County Health Department.
Carle, son of Margaret Anderson and Gary Anderson of Sikeston and Tom and Rita Carle of Dayton, Ohio, is employed by National Write Your Congressman Incorporated.
EAST PRAIRIE - Ronald Lee and Sonya Denice Carter Jr. are the parents of their fourth child, third son, born at 8:17 a.m. Aug. 17, 2001, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Dale Grondan Carter weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces and was 19-inches long.
Mrs. Carter is the former Sonya Baker, daughter of Brenda and Donald Baker of East Prairie.
Carter is the son of Ronald Lee Carter Sr. of Roxana, Ill., and Mammie Paica of Arizona.