JACKSON - Jonathan Mark and Jessica Lynn Allred are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 5:50 a.m. Nov. 14, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Jacob Chandler Allred weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and was 19-inches long.
The former Jessica Ervin, Mrs. Allred is the daughter of Wilton and Beverly Ervin of Cape Girardeau. She is employed by Goody's Family Clothing.
Allred, son of Larry and Cathy Allred of East Prairie, is employed by Nordenia USA.
CHARLESTON - Shatoria Hemphill is the mother of her first child, a son, born at 8:21 a.m. Nov. 18, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Michael Nieshawn Phillips weighed 6 pounds, 10 ounces and was 18 1/2-inches long.
Grandmother is Victoria Hemphill.
SCOTT CITY - Crystal Gail Backfisch and Shylo Newton Bristol are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 2:27 a.m. Nov. 15, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Mya Jo Bristol weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 20 1/2-inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Harold and Brenda Backfisch of Benton.
Bristol is the son of Harry Bristol of Chicago, Ill., and the late Sherrill Jo Glenn.
Backfisch and Bristol own and operate SEMO Contracting.
WYATT - Roy Eugene and Tracy Lynn Smith Jr. are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 7:43 p.m. Nov. 15, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Rebecca Nicole Smith weighed 6 pounds, 3 1/2 ounces and was 19 1/2-inches long.
Mrs. Smith is the former Tracy Sprinkles, daughter of Bonnie Sprinkles and Billy Clemons of East Prairie.
Smith, son of Barbara Smith and Roy Smith of Charleston, is employed by Medlin Equipment in Charleston.
Maternal great-grandmother is Albirdie Ritch of Charleston.
SIKESTON - Paul Jackson and Jaclyn Dawn Scott Jr. are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 17, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Trey Jackson Scott weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 21-inches long.
The former Jaclyn Welter, Mrs. Scott is the daughter of Paul and Cheryl Welter of Benton. She is a first grade teacher at Matthews Elementary School in Sikeston.
Scott, son of Paul and Patsy Scott of Yellville, Ark., is a supervisor for Noranda Aluminum.
CHAFFEE - Ashley Nichole Graham and Tracy Andrew Welch are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 4:42 p.m. Nov. 17, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Jayden Renee Welch weighed 9 pounds, 11 ounces and was 22-inches long.
Graham, daughter of Steve and Cathy Graham of Chaffee, is employed by Food Giant.
Welch, son of Jewell and Barry Hampton of Chaffee and Tracy Welch of Scott City, is employed by Duncan Painting and Wallcovering.
SIKESTON - Nichole Payne is the mother of her first child, a daughter, born at 12:51 p.m. Nov. 21, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Katelyn Renee Payne weighed 5 pounds, 15 ounces and was 18 3/4-inches long.
Grandparents are Tim and Ellen Payne of Sikeston.