Michelle (Howerter) and Cody Cole, of Kearney, Nebraska, announce the birth of their daughter, Braelynn Anne Cole, who was born Sept. 18, 2012 at Good Samaritan Hospital, in Kearney. She weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces and was 19 inches long. She has one brother, Bryson. Grandparents are Jim and Joy Howerter of Grant, Nebraska and Kevin and Tammy Cole of Brule, Nebraska. Great-grandparents are Betty Dorothy of Pleasanton, Nebraska, Mary Howerter of Cambridge, Nebraska, Irl Cole of Brule and Darwin and Merna Schleeman of Ogallala, Nebraska.