BERNIE - Mark Eric and Kimberly Michelle Thurston are the parents of their second son, born at 4:29 a.m. April 22, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Laken Kahl Thurston weighed 5 pounds, 10 ounces and was 19-inches long.
The former Kimberly Wilson, Mrs. Thurston is the daughter of Neva and Francis Wilson of Bernie. She is employed with the Bernie School District.
Thurston, son of Ken and Carolyn Walters of Dexter and Junior Thurston of Bernie, is employed by Marco Incorporated.
CHARLESTON - Anthony and Rebecca Ohmes are the parents of their third child, second daughter, born at 1:40 p.m. April 29, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Sophia Nash Ohmes weighed 8 pounds and was 19-inches long.
Mrs. Ohmes is the daughter of Robert L. Robbins and Joan Nash Robbins.
Ohmes is the son of Tony and Joyce Ohmes.
SIKESTON - Craig and Vicki Straw are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 4:30 a.m. April 30, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Colton Alan Straw weighed 7 pounds and was 19 1/2-inches long.
Mrs. Straw, daughter of Rick and Sandra Massey and Bill Senciboy, works in housekeeping for the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau.
Straw, son of Joyce Straw and Gene and Trina Straw, is a salesperson for Steward Steel.
SIKESTON - Diana Jean Gray is the mother of her first child, a daughter, born at 3:04 a.m. April 29, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Tabria Lashay Dennis weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces and was 19 1/2-inches long.
Grandparents are Diane Gray and James Gray.