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RaeLynn is first baby of New Year
Baby's parents win First Baby Contest with prizes from local merchants.
RaeLynn Henderson arrived as the first baby of 2017 at St. Charles Madras. She was born at 8:31 a.m., New Year's Day, Jan. 1, to parents Bailey Roberts and Johnny Henderson, of Metolius.
At birth, RaeLynn weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces, and measured 20 inches in length. She joins sister Mariah, 1.
The first baby's grandparents are Corey Henderson, of Metolius, Vanessa Campbell, of Sandy, Robert Moore and Kathy Coe, both of Prineville.
As the winners of the 68th Annual First Baby Contest, sponsored by St. Charles Madras, RaeLynn's parents will receive special gifts from the following businesses: St. Charles Madras, Black Bear Diner, Ralph's TV and Furniture, the Madras Pioneer, Erickson's Thriftway, AirLink, The Outpost, and Clean Express.