EAST PRAIRIE - Kevin Wayne and Mandi Jan Stevenson are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 10:11 p.m. Nov. 10, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Zachary Austin Stevenson weighed 7 pounds, 6 1/2 ounces and was 21 1/2-inches long.
Mrs. Stevenson is the former Mandi Bright, daughter of David and Sherrie Bright of East Prairie. She is employed with the East Prairie R-2 School District.
Stevenson, son of Ken and Jan Stevenson of Charleston, is employed by Gates Rubber Company.
WEST PLAINS - Michael Jeremy and Julie French are the parents of their fourth child, a son, born at 12:42 a.m. Nov. 11, 2003. Kodiak Michael French weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and was 20 1/2-inches long.
Mrs. French is the daughter of Kathy Armentrout of Hemet, Calif.
French is the son of Jere and Camilla Sides of Charleston, Mo.
CAPE GIRARDEAU - S. Todd and Amanda Marie Wheeler are the parents of their third child, first son, born at 2:43 p.m. Nov. 11, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Levi Garrett Wheeler weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces and was 19-inches long.
The former Amanda Woods, Mrs. Wheeler is the daughter of Ken and Amy Woods of East Prairie and Christina and Jack Lemonds of Jackson.
Wheeler, son of Beth Wessell of Cape Girardeau and Hal Butler of Memphis, Tenn., is employed in industrial construction.
SIKESTON - Sarah Renee Clark and Brandon Joseph Thompson are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 10:07 a.m. Nov. 13, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Emma Renee Thompson weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces and was 20-inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Teresa Clark of Sikeston and Greg and Lynn Clark of Van Buren.
Paternal grandmother is Ann Thompson of Sikeston.
The baby's parents are employed by Lambert's Cafe in Sikeston.
SIKESTON - Donna Applewhite and Daniel Hunter are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 1:01 a.m. Nov. 11, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. DaKira LaShay Hunter weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces and was 20-inches long.
Maternal grandmother is Dionne Applewhite of Sikeston.
Paternal grandparents are James Gray and Diane Gray.