EAST PRAIRIE - L. Craig Archie and Shana Dawn Gray are the parents of their fifth child, third daughter, born at 5:55 a.m. Aug. 5, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Alyssa Marie Archie weighed 7 pounds, 2 1/2 ounces and was 20-inches long.
Gray, daughter of Vincent Nichols and Jane Nichols of Canalou, is a cashier for Flying J.
Archie, son of Peggy Nolen of Charleston and Larry Archie of Coldwater, Miss., is employed in maintenance for Flying J.
MOREHOUSE - Jason and Amy Rudisill are the parents of their first two children, a twin son and daughter, born Aug. 5, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. When Kaitlyn Rachelle Rudisill arrived at 2:19 p.m., she weighed 2 pounds, 11 ounces and was 14-inches long. Hunter Allen Rudisill weighed 5 pounds, 12 ounces and was 18 1/2-inches long when he was born at 2:32 p.m.
Mrs. Rudisill is the daughter of Larry Rice and Leta Bostic.
Rudisill, son of Mickey Rudisill and the late Lloyd Rudisill, is a housekeeping supervisor.
SIKESTON - Freddrick and Clarissa Dodds are the parents of their third child, first son, born at 2:04 p.m. Aug. 6, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Zacharie Lee William Dodds weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 19 1/4-inches long.
Mrs. Dodds is the daughter of Patricia Mathis and Woody Winchester Jr.
Dodds, son of Linda Johnson and Jimmy Dodds, works in roofing and construction.
SIKESTON - Bessie Whipple is the mother of her first child, a son, born at 4:38 a.m. Aug. 11, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Tony Eugene James Whipple weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces and was 19 1/4-inches long.
Grandparents are Tony Whipple and Linda Whipple.