KELSO - Corey and Shannon McNew are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 7:37 a.m. June 10, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Connor Reese McNew weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces and was 22-inches long.
The former Shannon Hesse, Mrs. McNew is the daughter of Don and Carol Hesse of Cape Girardeau.
McNew, son of I.B. and Liz McNew of Morehouse, is employed by Sabona of London.
BERTRAND - Thomas Eric and Kimberly Darlene Watkins are the parents of their third son, born at 8:13 a.m. June 11, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Isaiah Christopher Eric Watkins weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces and was 19 1/4-inches long.
Mrs. Watkins is the daughter of David and Darlene Hurley of Bertrand and is a partner with K&D Tanning in Bertrand.
Watkins, son of Judy Still and Thomas Watkins of Illinois, is a partner with Hurley Mobile Homes in Bertrand.
DIEHLSTADT - Jessica J. Warren and Michael C. Pemberton are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 12:02 p.m. June 11, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Emma Nicole Pemberton weighed 5 pounds, 15 ounces and was 17 1/2-inches long.
Maternal grandmother is Barbara Warren.
Pemberton, son of Mike Pemberton and Terry Pemberton, is employed by Auto Tire and Parts.
SIKESTON - Jeff and Elizabeth Archie are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 3 a.m. June 11, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Theron Scott Archie weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 19-inches long.
Mrs. Archie is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Tinker of Sikeston. She is a payroll clerk at KMC Construction/Servicemaster.
Archie, son of Kathie Archie of Sikeston and Larry Archie of Coldwater, Miss., works for the City of Sikeston Parks and Recreation Department.