Joshua and Melissa Pierce of Thayer are the parents of a baby girl, Riley Reese. She was born at 2:51 p.m., June 21, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 6 pounds, 10 1/2 ounces and was 20 inches long.
Her siblings are Avery, 4, and Matthew, 1.
Grandparents are Polly and Jim Ward of Thayer, Steve and Deniece Pierce of Mammoth Spring, and the late Robert 'Bob' Sands.