Charley and Janelle Carter of McCook announce the birth of their son, Joel Matthew, on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2001. He weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces.
He has one sister, Kirsten, age 10 years, and two brothers, Jacob and Joshua, ages 3 years and 1 year, respectively. Grandparents are Wayne Stewart of McCook, and Richard and LuluMae Carter of McCook. His great-grandmother is Neva Lashley of McCook.