Greg and Kay Howell of Koshkonong are the parents of a baby boy, Austin Gregory. He was born at 1:33 p.m., Dec. 31, 2008, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 7 pounds, 8-1/2 ounces and was 21 inches long. His sibling is Lorna, 6. Grandparents are Bob and Helen Perkins of Koshkonong and Jim and Virginia Howell of Koshkonong.