Kobe Michael Schmidt, son of Eric and Katrina Schmidt, was born Jan. 1, 2011, at Hays Medical Center.

He was 8 pounds, 4 ounces. He was 203قر4 inches long.

He has a sister, Kyla Schmidt, 4.

Grandparents are Steve and Wanda Pfannenstiel, Michael P. Schmidt and Linda Thyfault, all of Hays, and Terry Thyfault, Russell.

Great-grandparents are Steve and Jane Kisner, Pfeifer; and Sally Thyfault, Pete and Edna Billinger and Katherine Pfannenstiel, all of Hays.

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Coulter Matthew Sanderson, son of Micah and Noel Sanderson, Hays, was born Dec. 26, 2010.

He was 8 pounds, 7 ounces. He was 221قر4 inches long.

He has a sister, Samantha, 31قر2.

Grandparents are Tony and Sheryl Turner, Basehor, and Ed and Bonnie Sanderson, Scott City.

Great-grandparents are Mae Coulter, Tonganoxie, and Ralph Turner, Kansas City, Kan.