Byron Mitchell Fails was born Sept. 20. 2009, to Jonathan Fails and Christine Kious of Clovis at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis.
He weighed 7 pounds 7 ounces.
Grandparents are Richard and Jolene Fails of Clovis; and Brian and Jessica Kious of Albuquerque.
Great-great grandparents are Alvin Fails of Clovis; Burton and Marie Dickerman of Fort Sumner; Ida Garcia of Albuquerque; Edward Sanchez of Elephant Butte; Arlan and Barbara Kious of Topeka, Kan., and Stella Kious also of Topeka, Kan.