Paul Edward Helton III, son of Barbara Ann Hurd and Paul Edward Helton Jr. of Sandlick, was the first baby born at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital in 2015. He was born at 12:46 p.m. on January 4 and was deliver by Dr. Isabella Nyan. The baby weighed 6 pounds, 10 ounces and was 18.3 inches long. He has an older brother, Bentley, 3. As the first baby of the new year, the hospital gave Paul III and his family a baby bathtub filled with items every baby needs. Pictured are (standing, left to right) Paul Edward Helton Jr., Dr. Isabella Nyan, (seated) Barbara Ann Hurd with Paul Edward Helton III and brother Bentley.