Amiah Elizabeth Hertel and Garriel Emanuel Hertel, twins of Brenda (Borger) and Larry Hertel, were born April 9, 2008, at Hays Medical Center.

Amiah was 5 pounds, 8 ounces. She was 18 inches long. Garriel was 5 pounds, 5 ounces. He was 18Ԫ12 inches long.

They have four sisters, and three brothers.

Grandparents are Marlyn and Nancy Borger and Elmer and Aletha Hertel, all of Hays.

Great-grandparent is Beverly Williams, Hutchinson.

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Addison Rose Herrman, daughter of Brad and Laura Herrman, Overland Park, was born March 22, 2008.

She was 6 pounds, 9 ounces. She was 19 inches long.

Grandparents are the late Alvin and Agnes Herrman, and Joe and Cathy Cribbs, Eudora.

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Gretchen Marie Jacobs, daughter of Kelly and Elizabeth Jacobs, Wichita, was born March 16, 2008.

She was 6 pounds, 2 ounces. She was 16Ԫ12 inches long.

She has a sister, Genevieve, 7.

Grandparents are Jerry and Kathy Jacobs, Hays, and Bob and Becky Newsom, Wichita.

Great-grandmother is Ruby Chapman, Wichita.

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Maison Michael Desaire, son of Sarah and Chris Desaire, Hays, was born May 8, 2008.

He was 8 pounds, 14 ounces. He was 20Ԫ12 inches long.

He has a brother, Jaiden, 21 months.

Grandparents are Linda Desaire, Logan, Delbert Desaire, Plainville, and Peg Raburn, Hays.

Great-grandparents are Estelle Howell, Concordia, and Sharon Raburn, Collinsville, Okla.

Great-great-grandmother is Mae Odean, Collinsville.