Former Marion and Hillsboro resident Peggy Thies of Overland Park announces the birth of her seventh great-grandchild, Matilda Alice Slagle.
Born June 29 to Astrid and Justin Slagle of College Station, Texas, she weighed 9 pounds 1 ounce and was 20 inches long.
She is the first grandchild of Terry and Cindy Thies Slagle, formerly of Salina, and of Ian and Ingrid Duffy of Beijing, China.
Other great-grandparents are Alice Duffy of Hull, England; Kenneth and Margrethe Jepson of Norwich, England; and the late W.M. Thies.