Warren Apel and Maria May of Thayer, Mo., are the parents of a baby boy, Dahmon Michael Apel. He was born at 10:11 a.m. Oct. 1, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center. He weighed 2 pounds, 1 1/2 ounces and was 14 inches long. His sibling is Liberty Alicia, 6. Grandparents are Margaret Zuchowski and Kevin Collins, both of West Plains, Mary Aul and Don Aul both of Cherokee Village, and Charles May and Lenore May, both of Thayer.