BENTON - Emily Suzanne Engert and Rodney Allen Chidester are the parents of their second son, born at 4:01 a.m. Aug. 30, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Ethan Thomas Chidester weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce and was 20 1/2-inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Doris and Randy Woods of Benton.
Chidester, son of Melvin and Barbara Chidester of Benton, is a diesel mechanic for Delta Express.
PORTAGEVILLE - Shawn David and Stacey Leanne Young are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 8:31 a.m. Sept. 3, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Gunnar Shayden Young weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and was 20-inches long.
The former Stacey Fisher, Mrs. Young is the daughter of Shelly and Jake Fisher of Portageville. She is a legal nurse consultant with the Law Office of Shawn D. Young.
Young, son of Linda and Galen Fisher of Nixa and Frank Young of Memphis, Tenn., is an attorney.