Ava Noel Sexton — 7-pound, 2-ounce daughter of Tyler and Lindsay Sexton of Bloomington, born Aug. 15, 2016. Siblings: Ty, 10; Emma, 6; Luke, 4; Lucy, 2. Grandparents: Kay Meyer, R. Kim and Laura Tryon, and Tim and Deb Sexton, all of Bloomington. Great-grandfather: Ronald Tryon, Quincy.
Kellan Grant Simpsen — 8-pound, 5-ounce son of Kyle and Telisa Simpsen of Mahomet, born Nov. 18, 2016. Sibling: Cambree, 2. Grandparents: Roger and Tammy Watkins, Saybrook; Mark Fickes, Vandalia; and Shawn and Lorann Simpsen, Colfax. Great-grandparents: Orville and Judy Burks, Shobonier; Myla Harris, Fairbury; Larry and Joyce Cain, Patoka; Darrel and Dottie Simpsen, Saybrook.
Gabriel Lee Wurmnest — 7-pound, 3-ounce son of Josh and Sarah Wurmnest of Sibley, born Dec. 4, 2016. Grandparents: Kent and Jean Bielfeldt, Strawn; Jim and Bonnie Wurmnest, Sibley. Great-grandparents: Dolores Brown, Gibson City; Ron and Carol Bielfeldt, Gibson City; Mary Wurmnest, Gibson City; Esther Wolfram, Limerick, Pa. His middle name is after his mother's middle name and his maternal grandfather's middle name.