Brad and Jenny Swopes, El Dorado Springs, Mo., are proud to announce the birth of their son, Brody Braxton Swopes. Brody was born at 8:14 a.m., June 29, 2007, at Nevada Regional Medical Center. He weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces, and measured 21.75 inches. Sister is Gracie Swopes, El Dorado Springs. Paternal grandparents are Minnie Swopes, El Dorado Springs, and Edd Swopes, Montrose. Maternal grandparents are Connie Newton, and the late Albert B. Newton, Nevada.