NEW MADRID - Neecie and David Branam are the parents of their second child, first son, born at 12:55 p.m. Aug. 4, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. David Hardin Branam II was born weighing 8 pounds, 7 ounces, and 20.5 inches long.
Mrs. Branam, daughter of Eddie Clark of New Madrid and the late Karen Clark, is a nurse's aide.
Branam, son of Janey Branam of Lilbourn and Dale Branam of East Prairie, is a deckhand.
SIKESTON - Crissy and Ricky Skelton are the parents of their second child, second son, born at 2:37 p.m. Aug. 4, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Ashton Lee Skelton weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces, and was 19 inches long.
Mrs. Skelton, a homemaker, is the daughter of Fred Lee Mock and Sandra Ann Dalton.
Skelton, employed by the city of Sikeston, is the son of Ricky DeWayne Skelton and Linda Diane Todd.
SIKESTON - Debra McCall and Quyen Nguyen are the parents of their second child, second daughter, born at 8:10 a.m. Aug. 5, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Chau Linh Thi Nguyen was born weighing 7 pounds, 1 ounce, and was 18.5 inches long.
McCall is the daughter of Bill and Terrie McCall and Darlene and John King.
Nguyen, employed by Nordenia USA, is the son of Hoang and Narn Nguyen.
SIKESTON - Andy and Molly Retz are the parents of their second child, first son, born at 3:10 p.m. Aug. 4, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Eric Anthony Retz weighed 9 pounds, 7 ounces, and was 20 inches long.
Mrs. Retz, employed by Saint Francis Medical Center, is the daughter of Reta Grossman of New Madrid and the late Martin Grossman.
Retz, a self employed farmer, is the son of Mary and Henry Retz of Catron.