Melissa and Jared Wilkinson, of Carthage, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Hayden Jeffrey Wilkinson. Hayden was born at 7:06 p.m., on March 19, 2008, at St. John's Regional Medical Center, Joplin. He weighed 9 pounds, 5 ounces, and measured 22 1/2 inches.
Maternal grandparents are Kristie and Allen Frock, and Samuel Morgan, all of Nevada. Maternal great-grandparents are John and Karen Phipps, and Haden of Jennie Morgan, all of Nevada.
Paternal grandparents are Jewell and Jeffrey Wilkinson, of Carthage. Paternal great-grandmothers are Peggy Turner and LeAnn Christiansen, both of Carthage.