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February 27, 2009

Jessica and Raymond E. Ayers of Inwood, W.Va., announce the birth of a son, Caiden Stephen Ayers, Jan. 10, 2009. Maternal grandparents are Phil and Lisa Pittsnogle of Martinsburg, W.Va., and Pam and Norman Conrad of Falling Waters, W.Va. Paternal grandparents are Raymond and Cindy Ayers of Moorefield, W.Va. Maternal great-grandparents are Stephen and Carol White of Falling Waters, and the late Paul and Thelma Pittsnogle. Paternal great-grandparents are Thelma Ayers of Moorefield, and the late Raymond Ayers.

Jennifer Lea Palmer and Ivan Ruiz of Martinsburg, W.Va., announce the birth of a son, Paulo Bonifacio Ruiz, Dec. 24, 2008. Maternal grandparents are George A. Palmer and Dianna L. Donegan of Hagerstown. Paternal grandmother is Valinda Ruiz of Stephens City, Va. Maternal great-grandmother is Bertha Borth of Houston. Paternal great-grandparents are Jesus Ruiz and Sylvia Gonzales of Mexico.

Linda and Carl Carter of Hedgesville, W.Va., announce the birth of a son, Michael Allen Carter, Dec. 28, 2008. Maternal grandparents are Jerry Hadley of Hedgesville, and the late Edward Hadley. Paternal grandparents are Jerry and Debbie McKee of Hedgesville. Paternal great-grandparents are Walter Carter and Evelyn Burton.


Penny Faircloth and Rodney Canfield of Inwood, W.Va., announce the birth of a son, Jett Vaughn Canfield, Jan. 9, 2009. Maternal grandparents are Shirley Thomas and Wayne Thomas of Inwood, and Charles and Rhonda Faircloth of Arden, W.Va. Paternal grandparents are Marilyn and Robert Canfield of Martinsburg, W.Va. Maternal great-grandparents are Geneva and Floyd Thomas and Virgie and Guy Faircloth. Paternal great-grandparents are Hazel Irene and Robert Vaughn Canfield of Hagerstown.

Kristina M. Brundzo and Russell E. Welter of Falling Waters, W.Va., announce the birth of a daughter, Bailey Rose Welter, Jan. 1, 2009. Maternal grandparents are Randy and Sharon Wayne of Falling Waters. Paternal grandparents are Wayne and Rose Welter of Kingsport, Tenn. Maternal great-grandmother is Marie Wayne of Gaithersburg, Md.

April and Jamison Reynolds of Bunker Hill, W.Va., announce the birth of a son, Benjamin Myles Reynolds, Jan. 15, 2009. Maternal grandparents are Ray Shimp of Leroy, W.Va., and the late Pat Shimp. Paternal grandparents are Allan and Karen Strauss of Toms River, N.J. Maternal great-grandparents are Wanda Shimp of Leroy, W.Va., and the late Bill Shimp. Paternal great-grandparents are Kathleen Reynolds of Island Heights, N.J., and the late Wilfred Reynolds.

Shannon and Taryn Myers of Greencastle, Pa., announce the birth of a son, Landon Kade Myers, Dec. 19, 2008. Maternal grandparents are Kevin and Peggy Leedy of Waynesboro, Pa., and Carol Johnson of Pittsburgh. Paternal grandparents are Bob and Angie Myers of State Line, Pa.

Aaron and Tracey (Hose) Miller of Hagerstown announce the birth of a son, Dawson Issac Miller, Dec. 23, 2008. Maternal grandparents are Floyd and Brenda Hose of Hedgesville, W.Va. Paternal grandparents are Katherine Miller of Hagerstown, and the late Edward Miller Jr. Maternal great-grandparents are Russell and Viola Smoot of Sharpsburg, Betty Hose of Hagerstown and the late Donald Hose. Paternal great-grandparents are the late Harry and Annie Bryanm and the late Edward Miller Sr. and Helen Miller.

Shannon R. Palmer of Ranson, W.Va., and Mark A. Cole of Martinsburg, W.Va., announce the birth of a daughter, Kalysa Sue Cole, Jan. 5, 2009. Maternal grandparents are Robin and Brian Johnson of Kearneysville, W.Va., and Steve and Annette Grove of Sharpsburg. Paternal grandparents are Charles Cole Sr. and Mary Grace Cole of Hedgesville, W.Va., and Mike Proudfoot of Martinsburg, and the late Sue Proudfoot. Maternal great-grandparents are Pauline Lebiola of Kearneysville, and Huey and Betty Grove of Shepherdstown, W.Va.

Amy Gayhart and Sainty Turner of Ranson, W.Va., announce the birth of a daughter, Aaliyah Nicole Lynn Turner, Feb. 17, 2009. Maternal grandparents are David and Diane Gayhart of Ranson. Paternal grandmother is Sylvia "Bitzy" Turner of New Kingston, Pa. Maternal great-grandparents are Margaret Rotruck of Keeper, W.Va., and Margaret Gayhart of Ranson.

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