BALES -- Andrew James Bales, a boy, was born at Mercy Health Center in Fort Scott, at 9:21 a.m., Monday, May 19, 2008, to parents Kristi Bilderback and Don Bales, Fort Scott. He weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces at birth. He joins siblings Amber Rashel, 5 years old, and Anthony Charles, 3 years old. Maternal grandparents are John and Bernadette Bilderback, Altamont. Maternal great-grandmother is Maxine Thompson, Coffeyville. Paternal Grandmother is Lorraine Fowler, Tucson, Ariz.