Alyssa Renee Readle, daughter of Robert and Cari Readle, Hays, was born Aug. 13, 2008.

She was 6 pounds, 11 ounces. She was 21 inches long.

She has a sister, Jaylee Readle, 2.

Grandparents are Bob and Renee Readle, and Don and Glenda Campbell, all of Norton.

Great-grandparents are Marshall and Marilyn Hadley, Almena, Gary and Kay Stivers, Otis, Colo., and Robert and Sarah Readle, Tucson, Ariz.

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Samantha Ryan Mitchell, daughter of Maj. K. Dean and Sarah (Jacobs) Mitchell, Leavenworth, was born July 9, 2008, at Provena Covenant Medical Center, Urbana/Champaign, Ill.

She was 8 pounds, 4 ounces. She was 21 inches long.

She has a brother, Jacob Dean Mitchell, 2Ԫ12.

Grandparents are Dan and Sandy Jacobs, Hays, and Ken and Cheryl Mitchell, Yakima, Wash.

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Jack Andrew McMurtrie, son of Molly and John McMurtrie, Hays, was born Sept. 8, 2008, at Hays Medical Center.

He was 6 pounds, 9 ounces. He was 20 inches long.

Grandparents are Jeff and Marla Copper, and Vaughn and Esther McMurtrie, all of Hays.

Great-grandparents are Gary and Lela Eller, and Ed Englert, all of Hays, and Don and Francie Copper, Smith Center.

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Joseph LeRoy Zeman, son of Alicia and Bobby Zeman, was born Aug. 27, 2008, at Hays Medical Center.

He was 7 pounds, 7 ounces, He was 19 inches long,

He has a sister, Taylor, 6.

Grandparents are Mark and Deanna Zeman, WaKeeney, Deeta Wilson, Ellis, and the late Melvin Stefan.

Great-grandparents are Icha Knipp, Hill City, and Jean Hafenstine and Shirley Scholl, both of WaKeeney.