NEW MADRID - Jason and Lisa Cowan are the parents of their third son, born at 8:13 a.m. July 28, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Jacob Dillon Cowan weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 19-inches long.
Mrs. Cowan is the daughter of Lily and Claude Ervin.
Cowan, son of Madealine Eiceman, is self-employed at All Star Pizza.
CANALOU - Steven and Jamie Elder are the parents of their third daughter, born at 5:12 p.m. July 22, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Hailey Elaine Elder weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and was 19-inches long.
Mrs. Elder, daughter of Kay and Jerry Fowler, is a hand packer for Good Humor-Breyers in Sikeston.
Elder, son of William and Caroline Elder, is a service technician for Rick Leonard Heating and Cooling.
SCOTT CITY - Justin Chad and Ashley Danielle Gentry are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 10:48 p.m. July 22, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Dayton Cole Gentry weighed 6 pounds and was 18-inches long.
The former Ashley Yetman, Mrs. Gentry is the daughter of James and Becki Yetman of Scott City. She is a server for Red Lobster.
Gentry, son of Melvin and Dorothy DeBrock of Kelso and Steve Gentry of Leopold, is a machine operator for Pavestone.
EAST PRAIRIE - Steven Eugene and Dana Lee Ellis are the parents of their second son, born at 11:39 a.m. July 24, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Hayden Roper Ellis weighed 5 pounds, 15 ounces and was 18 1/2-inches long.
The former Dana Brown, Mrs. Ellis is the daughter of Digger and Ellen Brown of East Prairie. She is employed with Mississippi County Caring Communities.
Ellis, son of Shelby and Ann Ellis of East Prairie, is employed by Atmos Energy.
PORTAGEVILLE - Dennis and Jo Crockett are the parents of their third child, first daughter, born at 7:37 a.m. July 24, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Molly Catherine Crockett weighed 8 pounds and was 19-inches long.
The former Jo Wilson, Mrs. Crockett is the daughter of Wynette Wilson of Portageville.
Crockett is the son of Anna Jane Crockett of New Madrid.
NEW MADRID - Christina D. Mainord and James S. Hodges Jr. are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 10:33 a.m. July 25, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. William Patrick Hodges weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and was 21-inches long.
Mainord, daughter of Jo Crouthers of Catron and Gary Mainord of New Madrid, is a teacher with the New Madrid County R-1 School District.
Hodges, son of Steve and Amy Hodges of East Prairie, is a teacher with the East Prairie R-2 School District.
MARBLE HILL - Jennifer Jean Wells of Marble Hill and Paul Joshua Chatman of Morehouse are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 6:19 p.m. July 25, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Jade Elizabeth Wells weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20-inches long.
Wells is the daughter of Linda J. Wells of Marble Hill and Eddie Wells of Chaffee; and stepdaughter of David Buchmiller of Marble Hill.
Chatman is the son of Brenda Abernathy of Sikeston and Phillip Chatman of Poplar Bluff.
SIKESTON - Brandi Salmon and Justin Pearcy are the parents of their second child, first daughter, born at 11:24 a.m. July 26, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Kaylee Nicole Pearcy weighed 7 pounds and was 17 1/4-inches long.
Maternal grandmother is Christy Richards of Sikeston.
Paternal grandparents are Tim Stinnet and Cathy Stinnet of Sikeston.