The first baby of 2010 arrived at 2 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 2, at Texas County Memorial Hospital.
Brody Dwayne Bloomer is the son and first child of Chasity Bloomer of Mountain Grove. He weighed seven pounds, eight ounces and was 21 inches long. He was delivered by Dr. William Wright, physician at the TCMH Medical Complex in Houston.
Reese Bucher and Barb McCall, representatives of the TCMH auxiliary, presented gifts and gift certificates to Brody and his mother. Businesses and individuals throughout the county donated the gifts.