First baby of 2020 arrives

Lincoln County’s first baby of 2020, Layla Mae Sanders, was born at 6:58 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 8, at Lincoln Medical Center. Delivered by Dr. Theresa Morrison, the infant weighed six pounds, nine ounces, and was 18.5 inches in length. The family of the New Year Baby was given a basket of newborn essentials, including a Diaper Genie, baby bathtub, bath towel, diapers, blanket, and a grooming kit. Pictured with Layla Mae are her parents, Sara Kilpatrick and Alex Sanders of Mt. Pleasant; her sister, Alexius Rowland, age 4; her brother, Hayden Sanders, age 2; and Dr. Morrison.