Steve and Darcy Eckhardt of McCook announce the birth of their son, Brandan James, on Monday, Dec. 10, 2001, at Community Hospital of McCook. He weighed 7 pounds, 5.8 ounces.
He has one brother, Marcas, age three years. Grandparents are Darrell and K.C. Eckhardt of McCook, and Roger and Donna Loop of McCook. Great-grandparents are Bill and Dorothy Loop of McCook, Elsa Potter of Stratton, Helen Rice of Kimball, and Alex and Freda Eckhardt of Kimball.