Ami and Bryan Hauxwell of McCook announce the birth of their son, Braceton David Hauxwell on Dec. 30, 2007. He weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. He has a brother, Brendon and a sister, Kathlyn. His grandparents are David and Margaret Ruf of Wilsonville, Carol Hauxwell of Culbertson and Doug Hauxwell of McCook. Great-grandparents are Manuel and Maraglee Ruf of Wilsonville, Dee Lee and Odessa Treat of Gothenburg and Donna Ruggles of Indianola.