CAPE GIRARDEAU - David Murray and Jennifer Rene Blaydes are the parents of their first daughter, born at 6:56 p.m. March 16, 2005 at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Abbygail Faye Blaydes weighed 5 pounds, 5 ounces and was 18 inches long.
The former Jennifer O'Neal, Mrs. Blaydes is the daughter of Charles O'Neal and Sandra O'Neal of Cape Girardeau.
Blaydes, son of Mark Blaydes of Memphis, Tenn. and Kim Flynn of Benton, is a baker at the Food Giant deli.
EAST PRAIRIE - Janiece Aileen Payne and Daniel Trent Russell are the parents of their first son, born at 2:42 p.m. March 16, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Daniel Trent Russell II weighed 3 pounds, 3 ounces.
Ms. Payne, the daughter of Mildred Almedia Payne, is a college student.
Russell, the son of Danny and Patti Russell, is a stocker/carry-out at Town and Country in East Prairie.
EAST PRAIRIE - Misty D. Hinson and James T. Craig are the parents of their third son, born at 2:43 p.m. March 18, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Demarcus Trevon Craig weighed 7 pounds and was 19-inches long.
Ms. Hinson is the daughter of Carol J. Atkinson and James D. Hinson.
Craig is the son of Annie L. Craig and the late James L. Craig.
PARMA -- Christal Austin is the mother of her second child, first daughter, born at 8:25 a.m. March 30, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Kayleigh Brooke Austin weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20 inches long.
Austin is a bookkeeper for Bootheel Petroleum and is the daughter of David and Nancy Long of Parma.