Dave and Rachel Burkhardt of Alton are the parents of a baby boy, Daniel James. He was born at 7:51 a.m. May 23, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 9 pounds, 14 1/2 ounces, and was 21 1/2 inches long. His siblings are Ariel, 14, Bill, 10, and Charli, 3. Grandparents are Helen McDonald of Alton and Charles and Barb Burkhardt of Palmyra.