Taylor Marie Vavricka and Mackenzie Ann Vavricka, twin daughters of Chris and Melissa Vavricka, were born Sept. 12, 2011, at Hays Medical Center.

Grandparents are Pat and Rita Vavricka and Brent and Tina Slagle, all of Ness City.

Great-grandparents are Ann and the late Carl Stieben, Bazine, Gertrude Slagle, Pratt, the late Billy W. Margheim, the late Floyd Slagle, the late Tony and Helen Albers and the late Robert and Cora Vavricka.

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Nora Kristine Ewing, daughter of Adam and Tracie Ewing, McKinney, Texas, was born July 17, 2011.

She was 6 pounds, 8 pounds and 18 3βΡ4 inches long.

She has a sister, Alexa, 4.

Grandparents are Stan and Bernus Munsch, Hays, and Rob and Jean Ewing, Olathe.

Great-grandparents are Martina Holmes, Ness City, the late Joseph Munsch, the late Carl and Lillian Wahrman, Richard and Jeanne Ewing, Hutchinson, and Ted and Evelyn Neuburger, Pratt.

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Carson Michael Kreller, son of Chris and Kim Kreller, Waxhaw, N.C., was born Nov. 15, 2011.

He was 7 pounds, 1 ounce and 19 1βΡ4 inches long.

Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Michael Kreller, Victoria, and Mr. and Mrs. Edward Rice, Manhattan.

Great-grandparents are the late Mr. and Mrs. John Lawler and the late Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Kreller.