Anniston Beth Hermes — 6-pound, 9-ounce daughter of Andrew and Sarah Hermes of El Paso, born July 5, 2017. Sibling: Huntley Maurice, 2. Grandparents: Steve and Donna Ringger, Lexington, and Pete and Susie Hermes, El Paso. Great-grandparents: Fred Ringger, Hudson; Loretta Zehr, Gridley; Carl and Martha Kerner, Bloomington. She is named after her maternal aunt, Kate Elizabeth Levy.
Levi Allen Raycraft — 9-pound, 1-ounce son of Josh and Jami Raycraft of Heyworth, born July 18, 2017. Sibling: Wade Thomas, 2. Grandparents: Larry and Karen Bressner, Bloomington; Dan and Julie Cirks, Minonk; Tom Raycraft, Downs. Great-grandparents: Millie Bressner, Normal; Don and Carol Cirks, Minonk; Jerry Wilson, Sun City, Ariz.; Violet Woll, Bloomington; Mary Raycraft, Downs.