Births from December 2008
Randy and Leah Atchley of Knoxville, Tenn., announce the adoption of Moses Henry Atchley, 4, on Dec. 9, 2008. He was born Dec. 20, 2004. He has three sisters, Chrissy, 24, Emily, 18, and Miriam, 7. Grandparents are Don and Joan Grafel of Herndon, and Paul and Jean Atchley of Knoxville...
Eric and Katie Sitzman of Lincoln announce the birth of their daughter, Morgan Jane Sitzman on Dec. 9, 2008, at Bryan LGH East. She weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and measured 19 3/4 inches long. Her grandparents are Larry and Sally Sitzman of Lincoln, formerly of Culbertson and Tom and Suzi Fischer of Omaha...
Bill and Penny Sailors of McCook announce the birth of their son, Benjamin J. Sailors on Oct. 13, 2008, at Community Hospital in McCook. He weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces and measured 20 3/4 inches. His grandparents are Carol Bridgman of McCook, Barry Bridgman of Whitten, S.D., and John and Mary Douglas of Coffeyville, Kan...
Adam and Jami (Brennemann) Helmbrecht of Kearney announce the birth of their daughter, Bailey Mae Helmbrecht on Nov. 11, 2008. She has a 2-year-old sister, Addison Helmbrecht. Her grandparents are Will Brennemann of Fairbanks, Alaska and Don and Shirley Helmbrecht of Kearney. Great-grandparents are Neal Callan of McCook, Dorothy Helmbrecht of Grand Island and Evelyn Glover of Grand Island...
Nicholas and Tiffany Vargas of Curtis announce the birth of their sonTrey Nicholas Vargas on Nov. 14, 2008, at Great Plains Regional Medical Center in North Platte. He weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces and measured 21 inches. He has a two siblings, 4-year-old Ashton and 3-year-old Hilary. His grandparents are Lois Vargas of North Platte and Neal and Teresa Meyers of Holbrook. Great-grandparents are...
Scott and Tracy Kaps announce the birth of their twins Gunner Justin and Avery Nicole. They were born Nov. 13, 2008 at Community Hospital in McCook. Gunner weighed 6 pounds, two ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long. Avery weighed 5 pounds, ten ounces and was 18 1/2 inches long. They have two siblings, Ellisa, 6 and Garrett, 4, Grandparents are John and Cindy Polk of Antioch and John and Jean Kaps of Lisco. Great-grandparents are Mary Custer of Gering and Jean Blain of Oshkosh...
Jeff and Tiah (Harris) Becker of Auburn announce the birth of their son, Camron James Becker, on Nov. 6, 2008, at St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Lincoln. He weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces and measured 20.5 inches. He has a 2-year-old sister, Lilyan. His grandparents are Vernette Becker of Arapahoe, Larry Becker of Beaver City and Steve and Marni Harris, formerly of McCook, now of Pittsburg, Kan...
Greg and Julie (Cobb) Swanson of Harris, Iowa announce the birth of their son, Luke Gregory Swanson. He was born Oct. 29, 2008, in Spirit Lake, Iowa. He weighed 6 pounds, 131/2 ounces and measured 20 inches. His grandparents are Dallas and Diane Cobb of McCook and Gail and Grace Swanson of Sutherland, Iowa. Great-grandparents are Ardyce Bick of Farnam and Eldred Cobb of McCook...
Hailey Eskew and Jake Thomas of Curtis announce the birth of their daughter, Kristen Corinne Thomas on Nov. 21, 2008, at Community Hospital in McCook. She weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce and measured 20 inches. Her grandparents are Robert and Barb Eskew of McCook and Jeff Thomas of Nunn, Colo. Great-grandparents are Donna Eskew of Oberlin and Fred Waldo of Oberlin...
Chris and Molly Blickenstaff of Hendley announce the birth of their son, Carter Bruce Blickenstaff on Nov. 21, 2008, at Cambridge Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces and measured 22 3/4 inches. His grandparents are Bruce and Sue Helms of Holbrook and Bruce and Darla Blickenstaff of Hendley. Great-grandparents are Clarence and Lois Helms of Arapahoe, Jim and Carolyn Park of Wilsonville and Barbara Blickenstaff of Arapahoe...
Erik and Amy Schlimmer of Volga, S.D., announce the birth of their son, Jackson Charles Schlimmer on Nov. 21, 2008, at Brookings Hospital in Brookings, S.D. He weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces and measured 20 inches. His grandparents are Leon and Marita Portschy of Herndon and Leland and Virginia Schlimmer of Volga...
Dave and Katie Anthony of McCook announce the birth of their son, Brody Michael Anthony on Nov. 5, 2008, at Community Hospital in McCook. He weighed 9 pounds, 1 ounce and measured 20 3/4 inches. He has two older siblings, 10-year-old Logan and 4-year-old Alex. His grandparents are Loren and Geri Anthony of Sidney, Roger and Susan Vrbas-Moreau of McCook and the late Larry Vrbas. Great-grandparents are Charles and Mary Vrbas of Palisade and Dorothy Fritzler of Alliance...