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Columbus couple's first child is first county baby of '14


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COLUMBUS, Ind. — The first baby of the year born to Bartholomew County parents was one of four delivered at Columbus Regional Hospital on Wednesday.

Jerry Wayne Watkins III, son of Brittany Dewey and Jerry Wayne Watkins II, Columbus, is the couple's first child and was born at 6:47 a.m., weighing 5 pounds, 15 ounces.

Dewey said the newborn actually arrived a bit early as his due date was Jan. 10.

Please read Friday's edition of The Republic for more details.

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