Charles and Maranda Pingel of Walnut Ridge have announced the birth of their son, Ethan Charles Pingel, at 2:50 p.m. Aug. 21, 2002, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. He weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces, and was 20 inches long.
Grandparents are Bill and Roxanne Crow of Viola, and Robert and Wilda Pingel of Houston, Mo.
Great-grandparents are Leon Jones of Salem and the late Nora Faye Jones, Vernon and Joyce Crow of Salem, Bertha Willard of West Plains and the late J.I. Willard, and the late Carl and Myrtle Pingel.