SIKESTON - Derek and Shonda Tyra are the parents of their second son, born at 9:48 a.m. Aug. 20, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Blake Andrew Tyra weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces and was 18 1/2-inches long.
Mrs. Tyra, daughter of George and Jennie Pulliam, is a secretary for Aramark.
Tyra, son of Ruth Graham, is night manager for the Market Place.
TRUMANN, Ark. - Micheal and Gena Armstrong are the parents of a baby girl, born at 5:08 p.m. Aug. 7, 2003, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. Abigail Maris "Abby" Armstrong weighed 8 pounds, 4 1/2 ounces.
Mrs. Armstrong is the daughter of Gene and Ruby Branson of Jonesboro.
Armstrong is the son of Bud and Bonnie Armstrong of Matthews, Mo.
CHARLESTON - Betty Bryant is the mother of her first child, a daughter, born at 10:11 a.m. Aug. 22, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Zah'Niyiah Mi Amor Ellis weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces and was 18-inches long.
Grandparents are Cynthia Lou Bryant and Clayton Scott.
SIKESTON - Joe and Amanda Bard are the parents of their third daughter, born at 1:05 p.m. Aug. 22, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Haily Jade Bard weighed 8 pounds and was 18 1/2-inches long.
Mrs. Bard, daughter of Gary and Grace Brown, is a student.
Bard, son of Harry and Rose Bard, is employed by Utility Trailers of Sikeston.
SIKESTON - Jason and Reagan Pounds are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 12:47 p.m. Aug. 22, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Kendall Grace Pounds weighed 6 pounds, 3 ounces and was 19 1/4-inches long.
Mrs. Pounds, daughter of Vaughn and Lynda Marsden of Clinton, Ark., is employed by Office Max in Sikeston.
Pounds, son of Mr. and Mrs. Don Rolwing of Sikeston and Mrs. and Mrs. David Pounds of New Madrid, is employed by Cape County Parks.
Maternal great-grandparents are John and Lenora MacBride of Sikeston.