Akeelah Jade Huelsenbeck
Harvey Huelsenbeck and Dawn Flanagan of Gainesville are the parents of a baby girl, Akeelah Jade Huelsenbeck, born Oct. 16, 2017, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 7 pounds, 5 1/2 ounces, and was 21 1/2 inches long.
Her siblings are Jasmine, 19; Jessica, 14; and Cheryl, 7.
Her grandparents are Charles White and Harvey and Mary Huelsenbeck, all of Gainesville, and Martha Riegle of Leavenworth, Kansas.