SIKESTON - Amanda J. Long is the mother of her first child, a daughter, born at 8:19 a.m. Feb. 18, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Carly Winona Long weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces and was 19 1/2-inches long.
The baby's grandmother is Lucinda Long Heisserer and great-grandmother is Betty Long.
BERTRAND - Freddie Steven and Sarah Jean Constant are the parents of their third child, first son, born at 2:09 p.m. Feb. 20, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Breck Steven Constant weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces and was 19 1/2-inches long.
Mrs. Constant is the former Sarah Busby, daughter of Jean Busby and Thomas Busby of Cooter. Constant, son of Lavern Pritchett of East Prairie and the late Fred Constant, is employed by the Southeast Correctional Center.
SIKESTON - Melissa Gail Vinson is the mother of her sixth child, fifth son, born at 3:20 p.m. Feb. 20, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Kaleb Alexander Vinson weighed 7 pounds and was 20-inches long.
Vinson, daughter of Helen Borden and the late Ted Vinson, is a nurse aide.
SIKESTON - Erik and Christian White are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 1:43 p.m. Feb. 20, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Kaeden Anthony White weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces and was 19 1/2-inches long.
Mrs. White, daughter of Ed and Carolyn Pike, is employed by Griffin Distributing.
White, son of Tom and Pam Lambert and the late Melvin White, is an electrician with Chelsea Electric.
DEXTER - John D. and Misty M. Brown Jr. are the parents of their third child, second son, born at 12:20 p.m. Feb. 21, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Jarred Daniel-Lawrence Brown weighed 8 pounds, 13 ounces and was 19 1/2-inches long.
Mrs. Brown is the daughter of Wanda Joy Kerkez and Lawrence Edward Moomaw.
Brown is the son of John D. Brown Sr. and Ora Dean Brown.