BOLDEN-- Alex Matthew Bolden, a boy, was born at Mercy Health Center in Fort Scott at 8:26 a.m. on Tuesday, April 29, 2008, to mother Laura Barenthin, Fort Scott. He weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces at birth. He joins siblings Craig, Jasmine, and Lillian. Maternal grandparents are Leland and Barbara Bolden, Fort Scott. Maternal great--grandmother is Violet Gaston, Fort Scott.