Alexa Chandra, a girl, was born at Mercy Health Center in Fort Scott, at 12:29 p.m., June 30, 2008, to parents Jamie Ames and Kris Chandra Jr., Fort Scott. She weighed 5 pounds, 7.8 ounces at birth. Chandra joins one sister, Makenna Eisenbrandt. Maternal grandparents are Jim and Linda Ames, Arcadia. Maternal great grandmother is Mary Coulter, Fort Scott. Paternal grandparents are Kris Chandra Sr. and Cathy Huck, Fort Scott.