Births (Week of April 2, 2008)


Conner Michael Bell

ConnorBellBaby.jpg Mike and Carolyn Bell of Ogallala, Neb., announce the birth of a son, Conner Michael, born March 9 at Ogallala Community Hospital.

He weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces and was 19 inches long.

Grandparents are Donna and Delmer Fink of Florence and the late Bernard Weber, and Joan Bell of Sidney, Neb., and the late Donald Bell. Great-grandparents are Gertrude Weber of Elmdale and Ann Borm of Chappell, Neb.


Garrett Ryan Craft

CraftBaby.jpg Ryan and Lynnae Craft of Wichita announce the birth of a son, Garrett Ryan, born Feb. 20.

He weighed 6 pounds, 151⁄2 ounces and was 181⁄2 inches long.

He has a sister, Kylie.

Grandparents are Kirby and Kathy Rector of Hillsboro and Kent and Marcia Craft of Wichita. Great-grandparents are Floyd and Aileen Miller of Hillsboro and Joan Madsen (Rhodes) of Hiawatha.


Harrison Beery

harrisonbeery.jpg Joe and Lesli Beery of Marion announce the birth of a son, Harrison James, born March 19 at Newton Medical Center.

He weighed 6 pounds, 3 ounces and was 18 1⁄2 inches long.

Siblings are Christopher, 3, and J.J., 10 months.

Grandparents are Joe and Debbie Jury of Ingalls and Gail and Christine Beery of Cimarron. Maternal great-grandparents are Richard and Tonda Denly of Montrose, Iowa, and Jewell and Elizabeth Jury of Farmington, Iowa. Paternal great-grandparents are Harold and Jackie Hagen of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Connie Beery of Cimarron.


Konnor Dunkin

Marcus and Sabrina Dunkin of Rose Hill announce the birth of a son, Konnor James, born March 4 at Via Christi St. Joseph in Wichita.

He weighed 7 pounds 4 ounces and was 19 inches long.

He has a brother, Logan, 21⁄2.

Grandparents are Dean and Nanette Forsberg of Burdick, Donna Pritchard of Andover, and Jim and Linda Dunkin of Wichita. Great-grandparents are Nancy Hickman and Evelyn Forsberg, both of Burdick, Allen and Connie Thomas of Council Grove, and Elaine Pritchard of Cliston, Colo.

Reed Batterton

ReedBatterton.jpg Shawn and Melissa Batterton of Hillsboro announce the birth of a son, Reed David, born March 8 at Newton Medical Center.

He weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces and was 21 inches long.

He has a brother, Carson, 21⁄2.

Grandparents are Jess and Dee Eder of Leoti, Phyllis Fater of Bixby, Okla., and Bill Fater of Tulsa, Okla.


Norah Edwards

EdwardsNorahbaby.jpg Nate and Tia Edwards of Tucson, Ariz., announce the birth of a daughter, Norah Marie, born March 7 at the Tucson Medical Center.

She weighed 7 pounds 5 ounces and was 191⁄2 inches long.

She has a brother, Jackson, 21⁄2.

Grandparents are Steve and Linda Edwards of Emporia, Carol and Tenny Smith of Tucson, and Gene and Kathy Ewert of Neodesha. Great-grandparents are Lillie Rohrbach of Langhorne, Pa., Don and Edna Coldsmith of Emporia, Doris Ewert of Marion, and Harry and Vi Swank of Sebring, Fla.

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