Matthew and Jessica Carson of Couch are the parents of a baby boy, Matthew Joe, born at 6:23 a.m. March 29, 2010, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. He weighed 7 pounds, 9-1/2 ounces and was 21-1/2 inches long. His sibling is Xavier, 3.
Grandparents are Thomas and Kim Helms, Ste. Genavive; Shorty and Tammy Helms, Festus; and Steve and Linda Carson, Couch.