Births (April 17, 2016)

Clara Rose DeSelms

Veronica and Jacob DeSelms of Marion an­nounce the birth of their daughter, Clara Rose DeSelms, born April 19 at Emporia.

Grandparents are Jim and Debbie DeSelms and John and Cecille Noonan.

Aliya Shar Koehn

Tim and Sheila Koehn of Durham announce the birth of their daughter, Aliya Shar, born April 7 at Wesley Medical Center.

She weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces, and was 191⁄2 inches long.

Welcoming her home are siblings Jared, 11, Maura 9, Dylan, 6, and Danielle, 3.

Paternal grandparents are Larry and Wanda Koehn of Durham.

Maternal grandparents are Winston and Noreen Penner of Ste. Anne, Manitoba, Canada.