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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

Charles "Charlie" Kirkling Tate VI

Chuck & Janel (McGill) Tate of Paducah, KY are the proud parents of their first son, Charles “Charlie” Kirkling Tate VI.  Charlie was born on August 24, 2013 at 7:10 pm at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, KY.  He weighed 7 pounds 6 ounces and was 19 3/4 inches long.
The maternal grandparents are Jim & Julie McGill of Fairfield, Illinois and Arleda & Danny Hill of Fairfield, Illinois; maternal great grandparents are Art & Bev Legg of Fairfield, IL and Imo & the late James McGill of Fairfield, IL.  The paternal grandparents are Kirk Tate and the late Kaye Tate of Paducah, KY.

Natalie Kaylynn Bopp

Carroll and Frances Strange, of Fairfield, IL, are proud to announce the birth of their great-granddaughter, Natalie Kaylynn Bopp. Natalie was born August 14, 2013 to Blake and Kadie Bopp of Jefferson City, MO. She weighed 6 lbs. and was 19 3/4 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Jon and Susan Gieselman of Mt. Vernon, IL. She has a special aunt, Jonna Gieselman, also of Mt. Vernon. Paternal grandparents are Daryl and Lori Bopp of Jefferson City, MO. Maternal great-grandparents are Carroll and Frances Strange of Fairfield, IL

Kira Holly Rayne Barnett



Adam and Rebecca Barnett of Aden, IL are proud to announce the birth of 
their second child. Their daughter, Kira Holly Rayne Barnett, was born 
September 13, 2013 at St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon,
Illinois. She weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. 
Kira was welcomed home by big brother Adam Barnett II, age 2.
Maternal grandparents are Cecil and Teresa Trotter of Fairfield and 
Darren and Christine Downen of Barnhill. Paternal grandfather is 
Tim Barnett of Fairfield. 




Wyatt Jenson Rice

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WD and Audra Rice would like to announce the birth of their son Wyatt Jenson Rice on August 28th, 2013.

Wyatt was born at St Mary’s Hospital in Evansville and weighed 8 lbs 5 ounces.

He is welcomed home by his Grandparents Carson and Sherry Rutger, Randy Rice and David and Sherry Smith.

His Great Grandparents are the late, Hubert and Viva Johnson, Marie and the late Lyle Rutger, The late Wilbur and Dot Rice, Bob and Barb Scraper and Jo Rector.

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