Welcome to the Births section

Tilly Ann Becker

Thursday, September 10th, 2015

Tilly Ann BeckerTrudy Becker is pleased to announce the arrival of her baby sister, Tilly Ann. Tilly was born July 31, 2015, at 3:25 p.m., weighting 7 pounds 13 ounces and was 21 inches long. She was welcomed by her parents Trena and Tyler Becker of Amarillo.

Proud grandparents are Pat Matthews of Panhandle, Sharla and Dean Matthews of Amarillo, Dani Simmons of Cedar Park and Sabrina and Tony Becker of Leander, Texas. Great-grandparents are Frances Matthews of Panhandle and Mildred Becker of Leander.

Welcome, Ellinor Grace!

Thursday, May 21st, 2015

Ellinor Grace and Great-great-grandmother, Mozelle Urbanczyk

Ellinor Grace and Great-great-grandmother, Mozelle Urbanczyk

Robert and Karen Counts announce the arrival of their first great-grandbaby, Ellinor Grace. She was born on April 11, 2015, weighing nine pounds, one ounce. Ellinor’s parents are Maggie Counts and Bryant Batancourt of Canyon. Her grandparents are Arik Counts of Sterling, Alaska, Christy and Keith Slaten of Canyon and Billy and Kristie Owensby of Amarillo.

Ellinor is also welcomed by her proud great-great grandmother, Mozelle Urbanczyk.

Peter Antuilo Gamez & Amelia Grace Gamez

Friday, April 17th, 2015

Gamez BabiesFrances and Adam Gamez of Amarillo proudly announce the adoption of their son, Peter Antuilo, and the birth of their daughter, Amelia Grace.

Peter was born July 13, 2014, at Northwest Texas Hospital in Amarillo and weighed 6 pounds 6 ounces and measured 19 ¾ inches. Peter’s adoption was finalized on Nov. 5, 2014.

His sister, Amelia, was born on Feb. 7, 2015, at Baptist St. Anthony’s in Amarillo and weighed 7 pounds 5 ounces and measured 19 inches.

The proud grandparents are Evelyn and Paul Detten of Panhandle and Antonia and Terry Easter of Amarillo.

Scarlett Victoria Nickerson

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

ScarlettVictoriaProud parents, Chris and Beth Nickerson of Silverton, Texas, are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Scarlett Victoria Nickerson. She was born at 4:52 pm on Friday, Jan. 16, 2015 in Lockney, Texas. Scarlett weighed 5 pounds 13 ounces and was 17 ¼ inches long.

Joyful grandparents are Wynell and Vernon Neusch of Panhandle and Ramona and Doug Nickerson of Amarillo.

Great-grandparents are Ann and Don Mansel of Amarillo and Herman Leven of Groom. Also welcoming Scarlett Victoria are Aunt Maegen Aguirre and cousin, Coraline and uncle, Michael Neusch of Panhandle, Aunt Susanna and Uncle Danny and cousin Sean of Amarillo.

Amelia Rose Gomez

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

MarySmith&AmeliaRoseSantiago Gomez is proud to announce the arrival of his sister, Amelia Rose, born on Feb. 2, 2015 at the St. David’s Women’s Hospital in Austin. Amelia Rose weighed 7 lbs., 8 oz. and was 20 inches long.

She is also welcomed by her parents, Trista and Daniel Gomez of Cedar Creek, Texas.

Proud grandparents are Debbie and Tony Gilchrist of Memphis, Texas and great-grandmother is Mary Smith of Panhandle.

Kennedy Parker Eyth

Thursday, August 21st, 2014

Kennedy, seven months

Kennedy, seven months

Kennedy, one month

Kennedy, one month


Laura and Isaac Eyth of Mountain Home AFB, Id. are pleased to announce the birth of their baby girl, Kennedy Parker Eyth. Kennedy was born on Dec. 23, 2013, 11 weeks early, in Oklahoma City, Okla., while her parents were visiting for the holidays. She weighed 1 lb. 14 oz., measured 14 inches long and was kept in the hospital for seven weeks. Now, at nearly eight months old, Kennedy is over 12 pounds and thriving.

Proud grandparents are Anita Barrett of Kansas City, Mo., Rob Barrett of Ponca City, Okla. and Sherrie and Joe Eyth of Waco, Texas.

Hayes Harrison Nymeyer

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

mavenhayesMaven Claire Nymeyer announces the birth of her brother, Hayes Harrison Nymeyer. He was born on May 13, 2014 at 5:27 p.m. He weighed 7 pounds 14 ounces and was 20.5 inches long.

His proud parents are Kelly and Michael Nymeyer of Denton. Grandparents are Karmen Gray, Michael Hill, Adda Sue Nymeyer of Denton and the late Frederic Nymeyer. Also welcoming Hayes is his Uncle John and Aunt Melyssa Hill of Amarillo.

Maxx Bryan Leven

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

IMG_2641(1)Congratulations to Karina and Bryan Leven of Roswell, N.M. who welcomed the birth of their son, Maxx Bryan Leven! Maxx was born on May 21, 2014 in Roswell, weighing 7 pounds .02 ounces and measuring 19 inches long.

Proud grandparents are Teodulo and Delia Ramos of El Paso, Texas, Cindy and Dale Gabel of Panhandle and Diane and Neal Leven of Roswell, N.M.

Proud great-grandparents are Louella and Henry Leven of Panhandle, Evelyn Leven of Panhandle and Doris Gabel of Panhandle.

Jacob Payton Hightower

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

HightowerJacob Payton Hightower was born in Amarillo on March 7, 2014, joining his siblings and cousin as members of the fifth living generation of the Harrell family.

He weighed 7 lbs, 10 oz. and was 19.5 inches long. Proud parents of Jake and his sisters Riley and Carsyn are Robert and Ashley Hightower.

Grandparents are Sara-Allyson and Steven Hightower and Barbara and Ken Floyd. His great-grandparents are Bob and Louise Mulkey, Patsy Hightower, Rutha and Doyal Lampkin and Kenneth and Ermal Floyd. Sybil Harrell is his great-great grandmother.

Emerie Lynn Pahl

Thursday, April 24th, 2014

Emerie Lynn Pahl Jan. 13, 2014

Emerie Lynn Pahl
Jan. 13, 2014

Stacie and Thomas Pahl, of Panhandle, would like to announce the birth of their daughter Emerie Lynn, born on Jan. 13, 2014 in Amarillo, weighing 6 lb. 7 oz. and measuring 19 inches long.

Emerie is welcomed by sister, Annie, of the home and maternal grandparents, Gale and Neal Bennett of Panhandle and paternal grandparents, Clarie and Billy Pahl of Fredricksburg, Texas. Great-grandparents are Jewell and Bill Scott of Stonewall, Texas.