Emma Marie Casper, daughter of Michael Casper and Melissa Locke, was born at 10:20am on September 24th, 2018 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon. She weighed 7 lbs 8 oz and was 19.5 inches long. She is welcomed home by sisters Caitlyn and Kara Jelley and brother Christopher Jelley.
Tim and Erin MacSaveny of Morogoro, Tanzania, joyfully announce the arrival of their daughter Lucy Elanor. She arrived on April 19, 2018, at 2:32 AM at The Women’s Hospital in Newburgh, IN. She weighed 8 pounds 7 ounces and was 20 inches long. Lucy joins big sister Rose Kathryn (8) and big brothers Everett Christian (6) and Julian Robert (2).
Lucy is welcomed by maternal grandparents Kevin and Aline Berger of Albion, and paternal grandparents Robert MacSaveny and Sally DeFillippo of Syracuse, NY. Great-grandparents are Joyce and the late Jack Snidle of Albion, the late Fred Berger of Albion, and Christine MacSaveny of Seaford, NY.
Kassidy Lynette Nichols and Emmaleigh Jean Nichols would like to announce the birth of their little brother, Mason Denham Nichols. Michael and Keshia Nichols of Bone Gap are the proud parents. Mason Denham was born at The Women’s Hospital in Newburgh, Indiana on January 17, 2018 at 1:30PM. Mason weighed 5pounds 6.2ounces and was 18 inches long. Mason’s maternal grandparents are Carroll Williams of Fairfield and the late Kathleen Withrow. Mason’s paternal grandparents are Bob Nichols of Browns and the late Rosalind Nichols. Maternal Great-Grandparents are Dorothy Williams of Fairfield and Elmore and Lucinda Withrow of Sims. Mason is also welcomed by his Aunts and Uncle: Kathy Barnett of Browns, Jeffrey and Jennifer Williams of Valley City, North Dakota, and Avery Williams of Fairfield. Also by his cousins: Kenneth Barnett of Browns, Katie Shelton of Fairfield, and Evelyn and Eliza Williams of Valley City, North Dakota.
Josh and Caitlin Glisson are proud to announce the birth of their second daughter, Raegan James Glisson. Raegan was born on January 21st at 2:59pm at The Women’s Hospital in Newburgh, Indiana. She weighed 7lbs 1oz and measured 20in. long. She is welcomed home by a very proud big sister, Kennedy! Grandparents are David and Allison Robson and Jim and Debbie Glisson of Fairfield. Great Grandparents include Don and Jean Robson of Fairfield, the late Robert and Patricia McNeill of Fairfield, the late James Glisson of Tampa, FL , the late Doug and Winifred Latham of Atlanta, GA, and the late Jimmy and Orpha Smith of Fairfield.
Nolan Allen Charles was born 12/8/17 at 3:01 am at Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon. Nolan was 8 lbs and 2 oz and was 20.5 in long. He is the son of Travis and Alyssa Charles of Noble, IL. His maternal grandparents are John and Tammy Howe of Rinard. His maternal great-grandparents are Curt and Sherry Howe of Rinard and the late Bernice and Ruth Howe of Rinard. His paternal grandparents are Dannie Charles of Flora and Rhonda Downen of Flora. His paternal great-grandparents are James and Mary Charles of Olney and Terry Downen and the late Travis Downen of Fairfield
Everly Grace Thomas was born 01/26/18 at 4:54 pm at Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon. Everly was 18 1/2 in long and 5 lbs and 6 oz. She is the daughter of Mackenzie Bielecki and Anthony Thomas both of Fairfield. Her Maternal grandparents are Mystic Bielecki and Don Bielecki. Maternal Great-Grandparents are Jim Hinkle of Fairfield, Beth Hewing of Teutopolis and Don and Jan Bielecki Sr. of Okeechobee, Fl. Paternal Grandparent are Misty Pfaff of Fairfield, Mike Thomas of Geff, Great-Grandparents are George Easton of Enfield, Mike Thomas, Sr. of Massachusetts, James Wilson, Betty Warren both of Fairfield and Roland Heifner of Wayne City.
Proud Daddy would like to introduce Kynzlee Emma Renee Adams. She was born to Toby and Danielle Adams of West Salem on January 17th, 2018 at SS Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt.Vernon Illinois at 12:20pm weighing 8 pounds even and 21.5 inches long. She is welcomed by Grandma Pauline Staley of West Salem and brothers and sisters Tiffany, Katelin, Breeah, Logan, Hayden, and Nykia.
Justin Michael Bunting is excited to announce the arrival of his baby sister, Leah Kaye Bunting. Leah was born at The Women’s Hospital in Newburgh, Indiana on January 10, 2018 at 8:31 AM to the proud parents of Mike & Amanda Bunting. Leah weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces & was 20 inches long. Leah’s paternal grandparents are Michael W. Bunting of Albion & Kathy Bunting-Williams of Fairfield. Leah’s maternal grandparents are Kenny & Tami Greathouse of West Salem. Great-grandparents are Rowena Bunting of Bone Gap, Mary Kaye Smerdon of West Salem & Bonnie Greathouse, also of West Salem. Leah’s late great-grandparents are Steve & Mary Pollock, Warren Bunting, Jim Smerdon & Jim Greathouse.
Neely Kaylynn Lee and Adam Cody Kemplen would like to announce the birth of their son Daniel Ray Jackson Kemplen. Born September 13th, 2017, Daniel weighed 6lbs and 14 oz and was 20 1/2 inches long. Daniel Ray Jackson Kemplen was welcomed home by his Grandparents, April Williams of Fairfield Tonie (Krista) Lee, Jr of Geff and Elmer (Betty) Kemplen of Fairfield. Great Grandparents, Jim (Janice) Williams of Geff, James (Linda) Hillyard of Fairfield, Bud (Rosemary) Scarbrough of Sims, Edwin (Mable) Kemplen of Albion and Tonie Lee, Sr. of Golden Gate. Great Great Grandmothers are Eileen Williams of Geff and Juanita Stanley of Fairfield.
Lillian Grace Galiher would like to announce the arrival of her little brother, Connor Joseph. Connor was born on July 21, 2017 at 12:26pm at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, IL.
Connor is the son of Justin and Stephanie Galiher of Herrin, IL. He is welcomed into the world with love by paternal grandparents Tanya and the late Gary Galiher, the late Joseph Oullette of Lincoln, ME, and Debra Lawrence of Fairfield, and maternal grandparents George and Larissa Wilkerson of Mount Olive, IL. His paternal great grandparents were the late Weldon & Frances Galiher and late Dellous & Alice Gillison of Fairfield, IL. Maternal great grandparents are Dorothy and the late John Koropchack and Charlotte and the late Joe Wilkerson of Buckner, IL. Connor’s aunts and uncles include Roy and Misti Finley, Jessie Nicole Galiher, and Kayla Lawrence of Fairfield, IL and Adam Wilkerson of Mount Olive, IL.
Baby boy Tucker Rexford Owen was born June 8th, 2017 at 6:45am at JBER hospital in Anchorage Alaska. He weighed 9 pounds 4 ounces and was 23 inches long. He was welcomed into this world by his Mother, Kayla Owen of Geff, and his Father, Keegan Owen of Fairfield. Maternal grandparents are Daniel and Rebecca Scott of Geff, IL and Paternal Grandparents are Jamie and Patty Owen of Mill Shoals and the late Angela Reed of Fairfield. Tucker’s Mother, Kayla, is currently active duty Air Force and stationed in Anchorage.. This is their first child.
Judah Ellis Jenkins was born June 14th. He weighed 7lbs and 12 ounces and was 20.5 inches long. Judah was welcomed into the world by his parents Anthony and Rachel Jenkins of Alabama. Judah has one brother, Ezra James, who is 18 months old. Proud Grandparents are Glen and Pam Rhodes of Phenix City, Alabama and Randy and Kathy Bircket of Barnhill, IL. This is Kathy’s 9th grandchild.
Allen Morton is excited to announce the birth of his little sister, Maddie Faye, born on February 17, 2017 at 5:12 a.m. at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital, Mt. Vernon, IL. Maddie weighed 4 pounds, 11 ounces, and was 16 1/2 inches long. Proud parents are Eddie and Amber Morton of Fairfield, IL. Grandparents are Ronald and the late Wilma Stark of Fairfield, IL., Ed Shelton of Sandwich, IL. and the late Madge Morton of Norman, AR. Great-grandparents are the late Robert and Rosellen Stark of Rinard, IL., the late James and Libbie Downen of Fairfield, IL., Ocie Mae Morton and the late James Diggs of Norman, AR., Betty and the late Allen Thomas of Sandwich, IL, and Shirley and the late Fred Shelton of Wayne City, IL.
Aaron & Andrea Peters of Holland, IN proudly announce the birth of their second child and first daughter, Emma LeaAnn Peters, she was born on March 21st at 8:06 am at Memorial Hospital in Jasper, IN. Emma weighed 7lbs. 8oz. and was 20.5” long, she is welcomed at home by a big brother Bryce William Peters age 5. Grandparents are; Randy & Amy Hart of Fairfield, IL , Charles & Judy Peters of Santa Claus IN, Great Grandparents are: Marjorie Manahan-Jelley of Fairfield, IL, Kenny & FloAnn Hart of McLeansboro, IL.
Josh and Kari Zurliene of Fairfield announce the birth of a baby boy, Denzal John, born December 29, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. at Fairfield Memorial Hospital. He weighed 5 pounds, 7 ounces and was 19 ½ inches long. He is welcomed home by big brother Delbert. Grandparents are Linda Lisman and the late Jim Lisman of Fairfield, Brenda Tatum of Fairfield and John and Cathy Zurliene of Fairfield and great-grandmother Martha Beck of Geff.
Levi and Emily Irwin of Wayne City proudly announce the birth of their second child and first son, John Shelby Foote Irwin. John Shelby was born on Thanksgiving – November 24, 2016 at 7:22 pm at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital, Mt. Vernon, IL. John Shelby weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces, and was 20 inches long.He is welcomed at home by a big sister, Laura Elizabeth Irwin, age 20 months. Grandparents are Greg and Cindy Irwin of Wayne City and Roger and Shari Herron of Jackson, TN. Great-grandparents are JB and Ollie Mae Tyler of Fairfield and Jimmy and Yvonne Clay of Ripley, TN.
James “Grant” Tate is the newest son of Chuck Tate and Janel “McGill” Tate of Paducah, KY. Grant was born at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, KY on October 25, 2016 at 7:25pm. The sweet boy tipped the scales at 8pd 4oz and 21 inches long. He is the little brother to proud big brother Charlie. His maternal grandparents are Jim & Julie McGill and Daniel & Arleda Hill all of Fairfield IL. His paternal Kirk & the late Kaye Tate of Paducah KY. Great grandparents are Imo & the late James McGill and Art & Beverly Legg of Fairfield IL He is loved by several aunt, uncles & cousins. James “Grant” is named after his Great Grandfather and Grandfather.
Harper Buchanan is excited to announce the birth of her little sister, Laken Kay, born September 29, 2016 at Saint Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon, IL. Laken weighed 6 pounds 5 ounces and measured 19 1/2 inches long. Proud parents are Ryan and Abbi Buchanan of Wayne City, IL. Maternal grandparents are Joe & Trish McCormick of Wayne City, IL and Tom & Kim Murk of McLeansboro, IL. Paternal grandparents are Gene & Janet Buchanan and Carroll & Linda Greenwalt, both of Wayne City, IL.
Haizlee Rai Lash was born on Thursday, October 13th, 2016 at 6:49 PM at Memorial Hospital in Jasper, Indiana.
She weighed 7 pounds 5 ounces, and was 21 inches long. She was welcomed into the world by her parents Michael and Jentzi Lash of Orleans, Indiana as well as her Maternal Grandparents, John and Janet Schumm of Wayne City and her Maternal Great Grandparents, Trish Schumm of Wayne City, David and Laverne Schumm of Bluford, and the late Marsh and the late Marjorie Youngblood of Orchardville. Haizlee’s Paternal Grandparents are Lyle and Robin Lash of Macon, Illinois and Paternal Great Grandparents, The late Fred and the late Janet Lash of Macon, Illinois and Joe and Carol Keller of Decatur, Illinois.
Chloe Hooper is excited to announce the birth of her little sister Caraline Hope born September 21, 2016 at the Women’s Hospital in Newburgh, IN. Caraline weighed 8 pounds 3 ounces and measured 20 1/2 inches long. Parents are Justin and Rachel Hooper of Evansville IN. Maternal grandparents are Mike and Marsha Neal of Rockport IN.
Paternal grandparents are Keith and Pam Hooper of Fairfield IL.
Josh and Caitlin Glisson are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Kennedy Jade Glisson. Kennedy was born on June 27th at 3:52pm at The Women’s Hospital in Newburgh, Indiana. She weighed 7lbs 7oz and measured 20in. long. Grandparents are David and Allison Robson and Jim and Debbie Glisson of Fairfield. Great Grandparents include Don and Jean Robson of Fairfield, the late Robert and Patricia McNeill of Fairfield, the late James Glisson of Tampa, FL , the late Doug and Winifred Latham of Atlanta, GA, and the late Jimmy and Orpha Smith of Fairfield.
Rosen Etta Bell would like to announce the birth of her little sister, Holland Gertrude Bell, born on August 3rd, 2016 at 8:52 AM at The Women’s Hospital in Newburgh, Indiana. Holland weighed 8 lbs. 15 oz. and was 20 inches long. Parents are Joshua and Kayla Bell of Albion, Illinois. Grandparents are Kenny and Mary Bell and Randy and Belinda Funkhouser, all from Grayville, Illinois. Paternal Great Grandparents are the late Veston and Naomi Holland Foster from Mt. Vernon, Indiana, Frank and the late Etta Viola Hungate from Grayvillle, Illinois, and the late Kenneth Bell, Sr. of Orlando, Florida. Maternal Great Grandparents are the late Woodrow and Gertrude Funkhouser and the late Bill and Rosetta Risinger, all from Grayville, Illinois.
Brandon and Kari Lee of Westfield, Indiana happily announce the birth of their son, Milo John Lee. He was born July 22, 2016 at 12:11 p.m. at Indiana University Hospital in Carmel, Indiana. The new arrival weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and was 21 ¾ inches. Paternal grandparents are Steve and the late Linda Lee of Fairfield. Maternal grandparents are John and Linda Legg of Fairfield. Milo’s paternal great-grandparents are Walter and Bernadine Keyser of Mt. Erie and the late Harold and Nina York of Enfield. Maternal great-grandparents are Homer and Shirley Legg of Fairfield, the late Wilson Medder and Robyn Medder of Minooka, and the late Clifford Musgrave and Sue Musgrave of Wayne City. Maternal great-great-grandparents include Jueneta Taylor of Fairfield.
Wyatt Rice is excited to announce the birth of his little sister Jayla Alane. Born June 23, 2016 at Deaconess Women’s Hospital in Newburgh IN. Jayla was born at 8:05am and was 19 1/2 inches long weighing 7 pounds. Proud parents are WD and Audra Rice of Ellery IL. Maternal grandparents are Carson and Sherry Rutger of Albion. Paternal grandparents are Randy Rice of Albion and David and Sherry Smith of Poseyville IN. Maternal great grandparents are the late Lyle and Marie Rutger of Fairfield and the late Hubert and The late Viva Johnson of Albion. Paternal great grandparents are the late Wilbur and the late Dot Rice of Albion. The late Bob And the late Barb Scraper of Evansville IN, Bob Rector of Eldorado IL and Jo Rector of Albion IL.
Big sisters, Alena and Elyse, are thrilled to announce the birth of their baby sister, Alexis Norma Longbons. Alexis was born at the Women’s Hospital in Newburgh, IN at 6:22 pm on July 4, 2016 to Austin and Heather Longbons. She weighed 8 lb 3 oz and was 21 inches long. Her grandparents are Randy and Sandy Longbons of Albion, IL; Chad Koertge of Parkersburg, IL; and Denise Little of Albion, IL. Alexis Norma’s great-grandparents are Don and Norma Longbons, Norma and the late George Koertge, Kitty and the late Morris Holmes, and Nancy and the late Roger Craft.
Alex and Jessica Bond are happy to announce the birth of a daughter, Camille Louise. She was born July 1, 2016 at 10:48pm at The Women’s Hospital in Newburgh, IN. She weighed 9lbs 1oz and measured 20.5 inches long. Camille was welcomed home by proud siblings Evelyn, age 3, and Warren, age 1. Camille’s grandparents are Daniel and Kim Bond and Mark and Crystal Bunting. Her great-grandparents are James and Martha Bond, Clyde and Beth Kramer, Ann and the late Paul Bunting, and Tim and the late Dorothy Louise (Dotti) Ridgely.
Cody Jordan and Elizabeth Foley are proud to announce the birth of their daughter Lillian Kay Jordan. Lillian was born on July 12th, 2016 at 1:19 p.m. At Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon IL. Little miss weighed 7lbs 9 oz and measured 20 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Chris Foley from Cisne and Robyn Harris from Fairfield. Paternal grandparents are Rick and Vinda Jordan from Ina and Christina Jordan from Cisne.
Travis and Emily Troyer are proud to announce the birth of their first child Lucy Rose Troyer. Lucy was born June 7 2016 at 2:32pm at Richland Memorial Hospital in Olney, IL. She weighed 6lbs 11oz and was 20 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Kelly Lomas and Von and Becky Miller of Olney. Paternal grandparents are Dale and Teresa Troyer of Enterprise. Great grandparents are Jerry Samford, Paul and Phyllis Ulrich, and Steven and June Jones.
Lucas and Lauren Griswold are proud to announce the birth of thier daughter, Alexis Wren Griswold, born at 6:20am on April 5, 2016, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Mt. Vernon, Il. Alexis weighed 8lbs 12oz and measured 21 1/2 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Nina and Denny Dunn and Jeff and Regina Winter. Paternal grandparents are John and Laura Griswold. Great grandparents are Don and Nina Taylor of Grayville, Marshall and Lanie McGehee of Fairfield, Lois Christensen of Albion, and Anita Winter of Ellery.
Wesley & Samantha Legg joyfully announce the birth of their daughter, Mercy Jhean Legg.
Mercy was born on February 8, 2016 at 8:27 P.M. at St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon, IL. The healthy baby girl weighed 8lbs 1oz and was 20 inches long.
She was welcomed home by a big brother, Henry Allen Legg, age 3.
Mercy’s paternal grandparents are John & Linda Legg. Her maternal grandparents are Neil(Lora) Clevenger, and Becky(Leonard) Weber.
Jim and Baylee (Xanders) Miles of Fairfield announce the birth of a son, Xander James, born January 12, 2016 at 7:54 a.m. in the Good Samaritan Hospital, Mt. Vernon, IL.
The little guy weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and measured 19 1/4 inches. He is welcomed home by a sister, Kenzi and a brother, Tristen.
Grandparents are Gary and Kayla Xanders, Fairfield and Deon and Ann Harrelson, Carmi.
Great-grandparents are Lowell and Barb Sarles, Fairfield.
Charli Kate Simpson was born on November 17th, 2016 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon at 3:06 pm.
She weighed 8lbs 11oz and was 21.5 inches long.
Charli was born to Parents, Derrick and Meredith Simpson of Cisne
and was welcomed home by her big brother Bryson age 3.
Charli’s Grandparents are JC and DeLanna McDuffee of Fairfield & Donnie and Erica Simpson of Cisne.
Her Great grandparents are Curt and Sue Kincart of Fairfield, Leroy McDuffee of Fairfield Dale and Mary Edith Simpson of Cisne and Donna Moran of Effingham.
Johnny and Jill Williams of Sims are proud parents of twins born Thursday November 5, 2015 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon.
Lennon Marie was born at 7:37 a.m.She tipped the scales at 5 pounds 13 ounces and measured 18.5 inches long. Her brother, Max Dallas, was born at 7:38 a.m. and weighed 5 pounds 10 ounces and measured in at 19.5 inches.
Grandparents are Stuart Dickey of Sims, Shari and Mike Flanigan of Mt. Vernon, Joyce Brooks of Wayne City and Rodney Williams of Wayne City.
Damien Michael Shock was born October 28th, 2015 at 2:08 pm. He came into the world weighing a whopping 6 lbs 14 oz and was welcomed by his mother December Weatherford and his Father Jerry Shock of Albion, Illinois.
Ellie Kay Koker was welcomed to the world on June 24,2015 at 12:46 pm by her parents Collin Koker and Vanessa Esquivel. Her paternal grandparents are David and Rhonda Koker and oscar Esquivel and Lora Esquivel. Her great grand parents are frank and Joyce Buchanan and Gary and Susie workman.