Candice and Travis Mathis of Hillsboro are the parents of a daughter born April 24, 2009 at Mineral Area Regional Medical Center in Farmington. She weighed 9 pounds, and was named Alyssa Jo. Sister is McKayla. Grandparents are Deborah and Kenneth Kell Jr. of Bonne Terre, Rhonda and John Mathis Jr. of Dittmer. Great grandparents are Beverly Ligue of Cadet, Rose and Kenneth Kell Sr. of Bismarck, Wanda Malone of Cedar Hill, and John Mathis Sr. of Dittmer.