Penelope Lee Feathers — 7-pound 1-ounce daughter of Tommy and Elizabeth Feathers of Normal, born Jan. 10, 2017. Grandparents: Matt Segobiano, Normal; Kris MacPhail and Todd Huddleston, Bloomington; Pam and Joe Mayes, Gilbert; Louis Feathers Jr., Phoenix, Ariz. Great-grandparents: Barb and Paul Segobiano, Bloomington, and Louis Feathers Sr., Scottsdale, Ariz.
Emerson Ware Baker — 7-pound, 8-ounce daughter of Nicholas and Erin Baker of Bloomington, born Jan. 1, 2017. Siblings: Leyton Ford Baker, 10; Logan Edward Baker, 9; Regan Marie Baker, 7; Nolan Kenneth Baker, 5; Ryan Anthony Baker, 3; Madden Nicholas Baker, 1. Grandparents: Kenneth and Janet Ford, Momence; Marvin and Lisa Traylor, Hillsboro; Dany Baker, Coffeen. Great-grandparents: Christine Baker, Hillsboro. She is middle-named after her late great-grandfather, Edward Ware, with whom she shares a birthday.
Mason James Gassaway — 10-pound, 5-ounce son of Jacob and Rheanna Gassaway of LeRoy, born Jan. 11, 2017. Siblings: Tanner Jacob, 4; Autumn Grace, 2. Grandparents: Laura Monical, Gibson City; Howard Monical, Sibley; David and Ellen Gassaway, LeRoy. Great-grandparents: Sid and Mary Lou Smart, Bloomington; Jack and Marie Gassaway, LeRoy; Juanita Goodlick, Heyworth; Cathy Monical, Gibson City.
William Gene Phelps IV — 8-pound, 1-ounce son of William and Xiomara Phelps III, born Jan. 4, 2017. Sibling: Alakay. Grandparents: Stephanie Boyd, San Diego, Calif.; Ronald Gaston, San Diego, Calif.; Landra Phelps, St. Louis, Mo. Great-grandparents: William and Virginia Phelps Sr., Danville; Reta Craig, Dallas, Texas; Cliff and Zola Hamilton, Joliet.