John and Amber Rowland of Thayer are the parents of a baby boy, Levi Gene. He was born at 1:57 p.m. June 9, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces, and was 20 inches long. His siblings are Dorian, 5, and Devyn, 1. Grandparents are Pam Merrell of Thayer, Jim Pokrivnak of Fairbanks, Alaska, and Gene and Janet Rowland of Pequot Lakes, Minn.