Carly Lynn and Avery Candace Manning, twin daughters of Chad and Erin Manning, Norton, were born Nov. 4, 2011.

Carly was 4 pounds, 4 ounces. She was 19 inches long. Avery was 4 pounds, 10 ounces. She was 17.5 inches long.

Grandparents are Larry and Shirley Weeks, Brownell, and Bill and Janet Manning, Norton.

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Conner Boyd Griffith, son of Geoff and Katie Griffith, Shawnee, was born Dec. 12, 2011, at Shawnee Mission Medical Center.

He was 7 pounds, 10 ounces. He was 181βΡ2 inches long.

Grandparents are Randy and CeCe Griffith, Anderson, S.C., and Mary Dreiling, Hays.

Great-grandmother is Beth Nicholson, Tecumseh, Mo.