Samantha Ray of Alton is the mother of a baby boy, Ethan Michael Ray. He was born at 3:31 p.m., Feb. 20, 2009, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20-1/2 inches long. His sibling is Dylan, 1.
Grandparents are Rick and Sheryl Buckley, Alton.