SIKESTON - Cory Lee and Chastity Michelle Ellison are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 12:34 p.m. Nov. 7, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Paige Michelle Ellison weighed 7 pounds and was 21-inches long.
The former Chastity Housman, Mrs. Ellison is the daughter of Mike Housman and Rita Meyers of East Prairie.
Ellison, son of Ken Ellison and Lois Dirickson of Sikeston, is employed with Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 562.
SCOTT CITY - Andy David and Michelle LeAnn Silman are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 1:11 p.m. Nov. 7, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Drew Nathaniel Silman weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces and was 20 1/2-inches long.
Mrs. Silman is the former Michelle Essner, daughter of Andrew Essner and Carla Essner of Benton. She is employed by Orthopaedic Associates in Cape Girardeau.
Silman, son of Mark Silman and Cindy Silman of Scott City, is employed by S&S Tank Company.
EAST PRAIRIE - Craig and Shelley Owens are the parents of their third child, second son, born at 8:09 a.m. Nov. 7, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Andrew Forrest Owens weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and was 18-inches long.
Mrs. Owens is the daughter of Danny and Barbara Summerlott.
Owens, son of Geraldine Owens and the late Larry H. Owens, works in route sales for RC Cola.
SIKESTON - David Micheal and Amy Elizabeth Hammon are the parents of their first child, a daughter born at 4:29 a.m. Nov. 8, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Ashleigh Jordyn Hammon weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 19-inches long.
The former Amy Gates, Mrs. Hammon is the daughter of Rhonda Gates of Sikeston and Larry Gates of Benton. She is a licensed practical nurse.
Hammon, son of David and Debbie Hammon of Ste. Genevieve is a union painter.
SIKESTON - Star Tequilla Burns is the mother of her third son, born Nov. 11, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Verquaw DeUndrea Burns weighed 6 pounds, 5 ounces and was 18 1/2-inches long.