She was born at 2:42 p.m. Aug. 5, 2016, in Alton Memorial Hospital in Alton, the daughter of William Higdon and Laura Hale, both of East Alton. She weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces and was 19 inches long. Grandparents are Bill Higdon of Wood River, Sandra Higdon of Wood River, Robert Hale of Wood River, and Jaimee Harvey of Wood River. Great-grandmother is Pat Higdon of Wood River and great-grandfather is James Toner of Martinsville. Big sister, Emma, is age 9.