Eddie and Brett Young of West Plains are the parents of a baby boy, Slade Rockwell. He was born at 12:27 a.m. Oct. 3, 2009, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces and was 21 inches long.
Grandparents are Danny and Mary Goodof Alton, Mo.; Steve and Vicki Gantt, Thayer; and Tom and Connie Young, Alton.