Josh Allender and Katie Mingus are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Alexis Lynn Allender, born at 7:01 a.m. on December 15, 2009. She weighed 7 lbs. 2 oz. and measured 20 1/4 inches long at her birth, and has she two brothers, Forrest and Logan, and a sister, Frankie, at home. Grandparents are Jim Moller, Kellie Carney and Carol Allender, all of Cherokee, Jeff Mingus of Newell, and the late Dr. Frank Allender.