CRONISTER -- Hope Marie Cronister, a girl, was born at 6:24 a.m. on Friday, December 8, 2006 at Mercy Health Center, Fort Scott, to parents Scott and Lindsay Cronister, Pittsburg. She weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces at birth. Maternal grandparents are Keitha Yoos, Franklin and Kenny Yoos, Liberal, Mo. Paternal grandparents are Kenneth and Annetta Cronister, Pittsburg. Maternal great-grandparents are Bill and Carole Yoos, Bronaugh, Mo., Barbara Yoos, Nevada, Mo. and W.K and Etta Matlock, Farlington. Paternal great-grandparents are Frank and Jan Cronister, Pittsburg and Edward and Jan Lee, Kansas City.