EAST PRAIRIE - Robert and Shaelynn Nordwald are the parents of their third and forth children, twin girls, born Aug. 5, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Born at 5:30 p.m. Emma Claire Nordwald weighed 5 pounds, 8 ounces and was 18.25 inches long. Rhylee Elyse Nordwald, who was born at 5:32 p.m., weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces and was 19.75 inches long.
Mrs. Nordwald, a first grade teacher in Caruthersville, is the daughter of George and Beverly White of East Prairie.
Nordwald, an agriculture teacher in East Prairie, is the son of Roy and Linda Nordwald of Mexico, Mo.
AUSTIN, Texas - John and Sharon Yarbrough are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 9:35 a.m. Aug. 11, 2005, at St. David's Medical Center in Austin. Kei Lorraine Yarbrough weighed 9 pounds, 10 ounces, and was 21 inches long at birth.
Mrs. Yarbrough, a teacher at American Youthworks Charter School in Austin, is the daughter of Thomas and Patricia Evanich of Springfield, Ill.
Yarbrough, a graphics production artist at Austin Graphics, is the son of Jesse and Jerrie Yarbrough of Sikeston.
SIKESTON - Bob and Christy Coppage are the parents of their fourth child, fourth son, born at 8:33 p.m. Aug. 13, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Landon Martin Coppage arrived weighing 7 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 20 inches long.
Mrs. Coppage, daughter of Chester and Joyce Kordahl, is a court reporter.
Coppage, son of Shirley Coppage and the late Phillip Coppage, is a landscaper.
MOREHOUSE - Jonathan and Marie Hays are the parents of their second child, second daughter, born at 8:23 a.m. Aug. 15, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Mary Elizabeth Hays weighed 6 pounds and was 18 inches long at birth.
Maternal grandparents are Joe and Teri Yant and Pam Yant.
Paternal grandparents are Ethyl "Sissy" Hays.
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Charles Lee and Kandis Karlotta Shipman are the parents of their ninth child, second daughter, born at 8:57 p.m. Aug. 16, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Kandis Darlene Lee Shipman was born weighing 6 pounds, 11 ounces, and was 19 inches long.
Mrs. Shipman, self-employed, is the daughter of Jeannie Nichols of St. Clair and Steve Stanek of Hawk Point.
Shipman, self-employed, is the son of the late Darlene Shipman and Charles Shipman of Morley.
SIKESTON - Kelly Hubbert is the mother of her second child, first son, born at 2:44 p.m. Aug. 16, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Asher William weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces, and was 20 inches long at birth.
Hubbert, a medical transcriptionist, is the daughter of John and Jacquie Manning.
PORTAGEVILLE - Ronnie and Kristine Adams are the parents of their third child, second son, born at 12:23 p.m. Aug. 17, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Ronald Mason Adams weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces, and was 19 inches long at birth.
Mrs. Adams, purchasing administrator at Nucor, is the daughter of Ted and Joyce Miller of Laguna Woods, Calif.
Adams, employed by Noranda, is the son of Ronnie and Jeannie Adams of Portageville and Steve and Linda Rogers of New Madrid.
NEW MADRID - Tara Neal and Albert Smith are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 8:43 p.m. Aug. 17, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Albert Jay Iq'ra Smith was born weighing 8 pounds, 10 ounces, and was 20.75 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Sherry and Mike Stokes of New Madrid and David Neal of Riverside, Calif.
Paternal grandparents are Albert and Juanita Smith of New Madrid.
LILBOURN - Luke and Rachael Boggs are the parents of their fourth child, first daughter, born at 2:17 p.m. Aug. 17, 2005, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Alexis Sierra Boggs arrived weighing 6 pounds, 6 ounces, and was 18 inches long.
Mrs. Boggs, a student at Three Rivers Community College in Poplar Bluff, is the daughter of Rickey Brock and Willie Mae Brock of Lilbourn.
Boggs, a student at Southeast Missouri State University in Kennett, is the son of Lois Floyd and Herbert Floyd of Bragg City.