Maria Schaefer and Cory Brown announce the birth of their daughter, Alexis Marie Schaefer, on Jan. 24, 2013. She was born at 8:17 p.m. at Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis, weighing 8 pounds 15 ounces. She was 21.5 inches long.
Alexis has two half siblings, Jacob and Hayla Brown. Grandparents are Rick and Christine Schaefer of Pomeroy and Rod and Kelly Brown of Stewart.