Isaac and Shandon Simmons of Alton are the parents of a baby boy, Elijah Dee. He was born at 1:01 p.m., Aug. 15, 2009, at Ozarks Medical Center. He weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 21-1/2 inches long. His siblings are Gracie, 7; Logan, 5; Chloie, 4, and Emma, 2.
Grandparents are Calvin and Mae Simmons and Bobby and Kathy McClanahan all of Alton.