Ryan and April Shanks of Willow Springs are the parents of a baby boy, Tyler Reid. He was born at 9:32 a.m., Aug. 11, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces, and was 18 1/2 inches long.
His siblings are Allisha, 14, Allen, 11, and Robert, 8. Grandparents are Angi Pate and David and Tammy Keck, all of Salem, Ark., and Bob Shanks of Willow Springs.