Benjamin and Brittany Pruitt of West Plains are the parents of a baby girl, Esther Naomi. She was born at 8:06 a.m., May 13, 2009, at Ozarks Medical Center. She weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces and was 20-1/2 inches long. Her sibling is Peter, 2. Grandparents are Dickie Bowles of Alton; Paige Standard of Alton; John and Sharon Pruitt of Sheldon.