Cindy Gooden of Nevada, Mo., is proud to announce the birth of her baby son, Kordell Howard Gooden.
Kordell was born at 10:21 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011, at Nevada Regional Medical Center. He weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces, and measured 20 and 1/2 inches.
Maternal grandparents are Debby Frye of Nevada, Mo., and Homer and Karen Gooden of Milo, Mo. Maternal great-grandparents are Doris King of Texas and Gary Sr. and Dawn Frye of Smithville, Mo.
Paternal grandparent is Charles Smith of Milo, Mo.