Marissa Anne Pechanec, daughter of Mark and Chelsea Pechanec, La Crosse, was born Aug. 7, 2009.

She was 7 pounds, 8 ounces. She was 191βΡ2 inches long.

Grandparents are Tim and Amy Frieb, Olmitz, and Steve and Janet Pechanec, Otis.

Great-grandparents are Marion and RoseMarie Frieb, Olmitz, Victor Pechanec, Timken, and Ruth Axman, Hoisington.

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Grace Suzanne Lake, daughter of Doug and Maleia Lake, Elkhorn, Neb., was born May 12, 2009.

She was 4 pounds, 8 ounces. She was 173βΡ4 inches long.

Grandparents are Ray and Sue Rome, Pratt, Dick Lake, Holton, and Patricia Lake, Topeka.

Great-grandparents are Carolyn Grindle, Mesa, Ariz., the late Doris Bauer, the late Max Grindle, and late Raymond and Genevieve Rome.

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Colt Michael Walker, son of Anngela Marie and Lance Michael Walker, Russell, was born Sept. 30, 2009, at Salina Regional Hospital.

He was 6 pounds, 4 ounces. He was 18 inches long.

He has a sister, Harlie Victoria Walker, 3.

Grandparents are Janis K. and Odus Trober, Hays, the late Leonard V. Havel, and Lynn and Sheila Walker, Victoria.

Great-grandmother is Ruth Havel, Atwood.

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Coltyn Guy Bickley, son of Cody and Lynette Bickley, Hays, was born July 31, 2009.

He was 6 pounds, 11 ounces. He was 18.5 inches long.

Grandparents are Aaron and Sandy Bickley, Otis, Colo., and Forrest and Carolyn Brazda, Goodland. Great-grandparents are Noralea Bickley, Otis, Colo., and Gene and Betty Kirby, Burlington Colo.

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Cooper Alan Tuttle, son of Chad and Amy Tuttle, Plainville, was born Sept. 5, 2009, at Hays Medical Center.

He was 8 pounds, 9 ounces. He was 20.5 inches long.

He has a brother, Carter, and a sister, Alexandra.

Grandparents are Evelyn Engel, Oakley, the late Dr. Joseph Engel, and Mahlon and Carolyn Tuttle, Quinter.