Births Announced

Atkinson:Torri Atkinson of Princeton is the mother of a son born Oct. 30 at Illinois Valley Community Hospital in Peru.

Bankes: Brandon and Brooke (Rosenow) Bankes are the parents of a son born Oct. 29 at Illinois Valley Community Hospital in Peru.

Fisher: Teresa Fisher and Eddie Henry of Buda are the parents of a daughter, Kayla Ann, born Oct. 29 at Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton. She weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces, and measured 19 inches in length. She was welcomed home by two brothers, Thomas Fisher, 2, and Isaiah Fisher, 10. Maternal grandparents are Tom Otto of Sheffield and the late Conni Otto. Paternal grandparents are Inell and Eddie Henry of Chicago.

Garland: Elizabeth Scheri and Ron Garland of Bureau are the parents of a son born Oct. 27 at Illinois Valley Community Hospital in Peru.

Gonet: Brian and Carina (Cook) Gonet of Princeton are the parents of a son, Vernon Brian, born Oct. 27 at St. Margaret’s Hospital in Spring Valley. He weighed 6 ounces, 13 ounces, and measured 20 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Eldon and Kathey Cook of Walnut. Paternal grandparents are Michael and Linda Gonet of Granville. Great-grandparents are Richard Cook of Princeton, Steven and Sandra Bragg of Villa Grove, Gene and Paula Seibert of Hennepin, and Peg Gonet of Granville. Vernon was named after his late grandfather, Vernon Henry Gonet.

Odell: Curtis and Jessica (Bents) Odell of Princeton are the parents of a daughter born Oct. 25 at Illinois Valley Community Hospital in Peru.

Oliver: Nathan and Ashley (Davis) Oliver of Wyanet are the parents of a son, Chase Michael Wayne, born Oct. 22 at Illinois Valley Community Hospital in Peru. He weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces and measured 20 3/4 inches in length. He was welcomed home by one brother, Ayden. Maternal grandparents are Daniel Davis of Dover and Sandra Davis of Princeton. Paternal grandparents are Tim and Patty Oliver of Dixon and Tammy and Gary Payne of Geneseo.