SIKESTON - Christina King is the parent of her first child, a son, born at 8:42 p.m. Feb. 15, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Tairance Urias weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 19 inches long.
Grandparent is Anna King.
PORTAGEVILLE - Brooke and Anthony Howard are the parents of their second child, first son, born at 11:26 a.m. Feb. 24, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Cross Anthony Howard weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces, and was 19.5 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Mark and Beth Cross of Portageville.
Paternal grandparents are W.T. and Goldie Howard of Hayti.
BLOOMFIELD - Michele Haney and Iaanthony Melton are the parents of their third child, third son, born at 12:30 p.m. Feb. 26, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Kylan Michea Melton weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces, and was 19 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Bill McRoy and Mattie Dobbs.
Paternal grandparents are Alphonso Melton and Mattie Shepherd.
CHARLESTON - Nena Simpkins is the parent of her fourth child, fourth daughter, born at 11:54 a.m. Feb. 27, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center's Family BirthPlace in Cape Girardeau. Zayla Renae Simpkins weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces, and was 19 inches long.
Grandparent is Clarise Simpkins of East Prairie.
SIKESTON - Crystal Davis is the parent of her second child, second son, born at 11:23 a.m. Feb. 27, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Chance Tashaun weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces, and was 20.5 inches long.
Grandparents are Gwender Davis and Lennies and Willie Mae McFerren.