SIKESTON - Robert Edward and Kristi Arlene Crosier are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 10:22 p.m. April 9, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Kramer Alexander Crosier weighed 7 pounds, 3 1/2 ounces and was 19 1/2-inches long.
The former Kristi Pratt, Mrs. Crosier is the daughter of Charles Pratt and Sue Pratt of Sikeston and is employed by Health South.
Crosier, son of Robert Crosier and Betty Crosier of Sikeston, is employed by the Southeast Correctional Center.
BENTON - Raymond Brent and Starla Carlyle Hupp are the parents of their second child, first son, born at 3:53 p.m. April 12, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Noah Michael Hupp weighed 7 pounds, 15 1/2 ounces and was 20-inches long.
Mrs. Hupp is the former Starla Carlyle, daughter of Max and Norma Carlyle of Charleston. She is a teacher at Kelly Elementary School.
Hupp, son of Don and Julie Hupp of Benton, is employed by Charter Communications.
BENTON - Joseph Lauren and Gina Lynn Arnold are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 10:10 p.m. April 12, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Blake Joseph Arnold weighed 8 pounds, 9 1/2 ounces and was 20-inches long.
The former Gina Eftink, Mrs. Arnold is the daughter of Eugene and Jerra Lee Eftink of Oran. She is employed by Scheffer's Office Furniture.
Arnold, son of Robert and Betty Arnold of Bell City, is a mechanic for Missouri Industrial Equipment.