Brayden Chester Pete Shepherd was born March 13 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 3.6 ounces, and was 19 inches long. Brayden is the son of Jimmy and Ashley Shepherd of Eolia. He is the grandson of Amy Sturgill of Pound, Va., Rodney Baker of Clintwood, Va., and the late Wilburn “Pete” and Gadie Shepherd of Eolia. His great-grandparents include Ulis and Romana Sturgill, and the late Margaret and Walter Baker, all from Pound, Va., the late Opal and Lonis Sturgill of Eolia, and the late Velvet and Chester Shepherd of Viper.