Lucas and Sara Straw of Cherokee are happy to announce the birth of their first child, a daughter, Lily Ann Straw, at 5:21 p.m. on August 1, 2009. Lily Ann weighed 7 lb. 9 oz. and measured 20 1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Ken and Barb Hyman of Muscatine and Mark and DeAnn Straw of Mason City.