Jared and Missy Blackman of Palisade announce the birth of twins, Maya Michelle and Matthew Jared, on Friday, Oct. 14, 2005. Maya weighed 4 pounds, 14 1/2 ounces and was 18 inches long. Matthew weighed 4 pounds, 14 ounces, was 17 1/2 inches long and was born one minute after Maya. The twins have a brother, Luke, 3. Grandparents are Jerry and Tami Vrbas of Palisade and Carson and Jenny Blackman of Roscoe. Great-grandparents are Elaine Peterson of Palisade, Mary Lou Vrbas of Culbertson, Cena Graves of Ogallala, Dave and Joyce Mickelson of Elk River, Minn., and Bud Graves of Ogallala.