Brenda and John Shields Sr. of Hardy announce the birth of their granddaughter, Kathryn Elizabeth Shields.
She was born Nov. 5, 2008, at 12:14 p.m., at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. She weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20-1/2 inches long.
Her parents are Brandy and John Shields Jr. of Jonesboro. Katie Beth has a 2-1/2 year old sister, Joy.