EAST PRAIRIE - Jennifer Ortiz is the mother of her first child, a daughter, born at 4:25 p.m. May 31, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Raquel Elizabeth Ortiz weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 18.5 inches long.
Grandparents are Paula Montle and Paul Ortiz.
EAST PRAIRIE - Cassie Miller and Chris Rice are the parents of their third child, first daughter, born at 3:23 p.m. May 31, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Haley JoAnn Elizabeth Rice weighed 5 pounds, 10 ounces, and was 17.5 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Kathy Johnson and Charles Miller.
Paternal grandparents are Rebecca Rice and David Rice.
SIKESTON - Christi Woods and Mauro Gonzalez are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 12:01 a.m. May 31, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Mauro LeLand Gonzalez weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces, and was 19 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Martha Woods and James Woods of Bertrand.
Paternal grandparents are Rosalinda Scott of Sikeston and the late Jesus Gonzales.
CHAFFEE - Samantha and Joseph Simmons are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 6:18 p.m. May 31, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center's Family BirthPlace in Cape Girardeau. Dierks Joseph Simmons weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces, and was 19.25 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are David and Dolly Kluesner of Chaffee.
Paternal grandparents are Leanna and Mike Merideth of Advance and Ronnie and Renee Simmons of Sweet Springs.