Brant and Nichole Batson of Columbia proudly announce the birth of their first child, a daughter, Brooklynn Marie.
She was born on Sunday, July 26, 2009, at Boone Hospital in Columbia. Brooklynn weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces, and was 19 1/4 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Tom and Lisa Pabst of Sedalia. Maternal great-grandparents are Lyra Rupprecht and Ken and Peggy Pabst, all of Sedalia.
Paternal grandparents are Jerry (Raymond