SIKESTON - Joe and Beth Johnson are the parents of twins born March 7, 2005, at St. John's Mercy Medical Center in St. Louis. David Mitchell Johnson was born at 8:46 p.m.; he weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces and was 20 inches long. Kathleen Elizabeth Johnson was born at 8:47 p.m. and she weighed 4 pounds, 7 ounces and was 17.5 inches long.
Mrs. Johnson, daughter of Rob and Kathy Mitchell of Sikeston, is a broker at Mitchell Insurance.
Johnson, son of David Johnson and Juanita Fontenot of Kinder, La., is a student at Southeast Missouri State University.
SIKESTON - Linsey Smith is the mother of her first child, a daughter, born at 1:46 p.m. March 22, 2005. Emma-Le Kinsey Smith weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces and was 19.5 inches long.
Smith is the daughter of Jerry and Carol Smith.
CHANDLER, Ariz. - Jason Paul and Rachel Lynn Crocker of Chandler, Ariz., are the parents of a daughter born at Banner Desert Medical Center in Phoenix, Ariz., at 8:41 p.m. March 13, 2005. Their first child, Karis Gretchen, weighed 8 pounds 13 ounces.
Mrs. Crocker is the former Rachel Record, daughter of Roger and Constance Record of Benton, Mo. She is a registered nurse and certified nurse midwife.
Crocker is the son of Robert and Sue Crocker of Anchorage, Alaska. He is a compliance analyst.
SIKESTON - Alyshia Dawn and Joshua Kaleb McClendon are the parents of their third child, second son, born at 12:23 p.m. March 18, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Joshua Blake McClendon weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and was 19.5 inches long.
Mrs. McClendon, the daughter of Barry and Susie McBride of Vanduser, is the owner of Alyshia's Magical Moments in Cape Girardeau.
McClendon, the son of Linda and Nathan Mays of Sikeston and Kenneth and Debra McClendon of Clarksville, Ga., is the leadman for the Street Department for the city of Sikeston.