Kennedy Noelle Allen, a girl, was born at Mercy Health Center, Fort Scott, at 8:06 a.m, Tuesday, March 11, 2008, to parents Dacia and Kalob Allen, Mapleton. She weighed 6 pounds, 13 1/4 ounces at birth. She joins a sister, Khloe Allen. Maternal grandparents are Sandy and Michael Rivera, Gardner, KS and Kevin DuPrey, Pottersville, N.Y. Maternal great grandparents are Joyce and Doug Wagster, Olathe and Carol and Dick DuPrey, Olathe. Paternal grandparents are Rex and Kim Allen, Wellsville. Paternal great grandparents are Jill and Richard Ruiz, Lillian, Ala., and Ron and Marietta Shilt, Liberty Mo.; also paternal great grandparents Virginia and the late Henry Allen, Shawnee.