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Peyton Marie Lee

Derek and Jenny Lee of Barnhill are parents of a baby girl, Peyton Marie, born December 4, 2013 at Deaconess Women’s Hospital in Newburgh, Indiana at 3:13 a.m. Peyton tipped the scales at 6 pounds, 13 ounces and measured 20-1/2 inches. She is their first child. Grandparents are Max Dee and Ruby Green of Fairfield, and Glen and Tammy Lee of Barnhill. Great-grandparents are Larry and Sandra Williams of Fairfield, Frank and Sally Lee of Barnhill, and Max and Ann Green of Fairfield. Great-great-grandma is Maxine Williams of Johnston City.

MacKenzie Lynn Billington

Jeff and Tara Billington of Geff, IL are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, MacKenzie Lynn Billington. MacKenzie was born November 12, 2013 at 4:54pm at The Women’s Hospital in Newburgh, IN. She weighed 7 pounds 2 ounces and was 19 3/4 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are David and Gale Buchanan of Fairfield, IL. Maternal great-grandparents are Clarence and Maxine Buchanan and Bernie Weaver of Cisne, IL. Paternal grandparents are Jim and Jean Billington of Fairfield, IL. Paternal great-grandmother is Eileen Williams of Geff, IL. MacKenzie is welcomed home by several aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Harper Sue and Hudson Grace Holman



Nathan and Stacey Holman of Nashville, TN are proud to announce the birth of their twin daughters, Harper Sue and Hudson Grace.  Harper and Hudson were born on October 21, 2013 at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville .  Harper was born at 3:20 pm and weighed 2 lbs 12 ounces.  Hudson soon followed at 3:21 pm weighing 3 lbs 1 oz.  Both girls were 15 inches long.  After spending nearly eight weeks in the NICU, they are both home and doing great.

Proud Grandparents are Joe and Pam Holman of Fairfield and Carl and Karen Huffman of Thompson Station, TN.  Paternal Great Grandparents are Arvis and Wilma Aman of Fairfield and Harold and Glenda Holman of Newburgh, Indiana.  Maternal Great Grandparents are Daniel Huffman of Mt. Clemens, Michigan and Marge Stade of Yale, Michigan.

Rosen Etta Bell


Joshua and Kayla Bell of Albion, Illinois are proud to announce the birth of their daughter Rosen Etta Bell on November 5th, 2013 at 5:14pm at The Women’s Hospital in Newburgh, Indiana.  Rosen weighed 8 pounds 10 ounces and was 21 inches long.

Rosen’s maternal grandparents are Randy and Belinda Funkhouser, great grandparents are the late Bill and Rosetta Risinger and the late Woodrow and Gertrude Funkhouser, all from Grayville, Illinois.

Rosen’s paternal grandparents are Kenny and Mary Bell of Grayville, Illinois, great grandparents are the late Veston and Naomi Foster of Mt. Vernon, Indiana, Frank and the late Etta Viola Hungate of Grayville, Illinois and the late Kenneth Bell Sr. of Orlando, Florida.


Cody Alan Weedon


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From God’s Loving Arms to Ours, Ben and Alexandria (Peach) Weedon, of Fairfield proudly announce the birth of their first child, a son, Cody Alan Weedon. He arrived on Monday, December 16, 2013 at 1:06 a.m. at St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon, Illinois. Cody Alan weighed in at 8lb. 10oz. and is 20 1/2 inches long.

 This new little family is proudly welcomed home by Paternal Grandparents, Rod (Lisa) Weedon, of Fairfield and Kara (David) Taylor, of Cisne. Maternal Grandparents, Billy (Sam) Peach, of Carmi and Sheila (Bill) Colbert, of Albion.


Paternal Great- Grandparents are Roy and Barb Weedon, of Fairfield and the late Donald Greenwood and Mary Greenwood, of Cisne. Ernie Hensley and Pat Hensley, of Grayville and Jim and Rita Taylor, of Rinard, IL. Maternal Great-Grandparents are Bill (Rose) Peach of Mt. Carmel, Brenda Schmidt (Art Short), of Mt. Carmel and Wes and Sandra Mick, of Carmi. Lindell and Peggy Hering, of Mt. Carmel, Jerry (Kathy) Wood of Evansville and the late Dale Colbert and Sue Colbert, of Albion.

Henry James Walker


Charles and Beth Walker of Herrin, IL are proud to announce the birth of their son, Henry James Walker.  Henry was born on October 24, 2013 at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale weighing 8 pounds 2.8 ounces and measuring 21 inches long.  He is welcomed home by proud big sister Grace, age 2.

Paternal grandparents are John and Connie Walker of Fairfield, IL.  Maternal grandparents are Phillip and Carol Hartke of Teutopolis, IL.

Tucker Aaron Brooker


Tyler Brooker and Rashelle Murray of Cisne, Illinois are proud to announce the birth of their son, Tucker Aaron Brooker.  Tucker was born on December 2nd, 2013 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon.  He weighed 9lbs 2oz and was 20.5 inches long.

The Maternal Grandparents are Kay and Greg Oestrich of Clay City, Illinois, and the late Wesley Murray.  Paternal Grandparents are Jennifer and Berton Brooker of Cisne, Illinois.  Aunts and Uncles are, Taner, Torey, Logan, Sierra, and Kay Welch.  He is welcomed home by two very excited brothers Quinten and Brock.

Jaycee Llewellyn Hough

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Seth and Kayla Hough are proud to announce the arrival of their daughter, Jaycee Llewellyn Hough. Jaycee was born on October 16 at 2:08pm at The Women’s Hospital in Newburgh, IN. She weighed 9 pounds 6 ounces and was 22 inches long. 
Maternal grandparents are Dan & Carol Barton of Pittsfield, IL. Maternal great-grandparents are Jerry & Jane Grimes of Pittsfield, IL. Paternal grandmother is Hazel Downen of Fairfield, IL. Jaycee is welcomed home by several aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Dalton Hendrix Workman


Shane and Jala Workman of Geff, IL are excited to announce the birth of their second son, Dalton Hendrix Workman.  Dalton was born on November 1st, 2013 at 7:37  a.m. at St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon, IL.  He weighed 7 pounds  and was 20 1/2 inches long.  He is welcomed home by his proud big brother Mason, age 4.   Maternal grandparents are Leon and Sherry Fenton of Johnsonville, IL;  Lisa and Lewis Hutson JR of Marion, IL  and Charlotte and Johnny Lee of Ridgeway, IL.  Maternal great-grandparents are James and the late Doris Fenton of Sims, IL; The late Faye and Win Rose of Fairfield, IL; Wilma Jean and Lewis Hutson SR of Keenes, IL and The late Hershel and Barbara Ramsey of Carmi, IL.  Paternal grandparents are Marilyn and Wayne Workman SR. of Orchardville, IL.   Paternal great-grandparents are the late Edwin Oren and Lucille Medder of Orchardville, IL and the late Laurene and Raymond Workman SR of Flora, IL.

Liam Reed Lafikes



Jonathan and Marla Lafikes of Fairfield, IL are proud to announce the birth of their son, Liam Reed Lafikes.  Liam was born on August 21, 2013 at 1:40 pm. at The Women’s Hospital in Newburgh, IN.  Heweighed 7 pounds 12 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long.  He is welcomed home by proud big sister Addilyn, age 5.

Maternal grandparents are Gary and Peggy Dial of O’Fallon, IL.  Maternal great-grandparents are Robert and Regina Jones of Frankfort, KS; Ray and the late Gerry Dial of Paola, KS.  Paternal grandparents are George and Diane Lafikes of Glen Carbon, IL.  Paternal great-grandparents are Jay and Jovenna Price of Godfrey, IL

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