Chris and Tara Newman of Jonesboro, Ark., annoucne the birth of a daughter, Sydney Jo. She was born Dec. 13, 2005, at 9:45 a.m. at the Women's Cener at the NEA Medical Cener in Joneboro. She weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce.
Grandparents are Mark and Rita Newman of Myrtle, Roland and Sharyn Reed of Gatewood, Mo., O.J. and Eileen ch ester of Elm Store, Ark., and Jon and June Roberts of Pottersville, Mo.