The county’s first baby of the year arrived as Christian LeeZachariah Blackwell was born on New Year’s Day at Lincoln Medical Center to parents, Anthony Thomas McMillian and Shaniequa Renee Blackwell of Lewisburg. Grandparents are Schequita and Michael Tardy and Stephanie McMillian. The infant weighed 6.4 pounds and was 19.5 inches in length. Big brothers Kingstin and Princetin Blackwell helped welcome the new baby. Dr. Gil Ghearing was the delivering physician, and a gift basket made by the Ivy Wreath and including an embroidered blanket, was given by LMC to the family.