Mr. and Mrs. Kyle Vanover are pleased to announce the arrival of their first son, Brody James Vanover, born at 11:45 Dec. 22, 2010. He has two sisters to welcome him home, Gracie Rene Boda, 4, and Sophie Jo Boda, 3. He weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces and was 18 inches in length. Brody had to have life-saving surgery at Children’s Mercy Hospital. He spent a month in the hospital, but is home now. Paternal grandparents are Claude and Cindy Vanover of Richmond. Paternal great-grandparents are the late Sam and Amagean Vanover, and the late Ivan and Louse McKee. Maternal grandparents are Bruce and Robin Clariday of Hardin. Maternal great-grandparents are Ben and Joan Boyer, and the late Carolyn Boyer of Braymer.