Abby and Brandon Virgil of Ames are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Parker Leigh Virgil, who was born on December 9, 2011. Parker weighed 7 lbs. 14 oz, and measured 21 inches long. Her grandparents are Sheree and Louie Hausmann of Cherokee, Keith Virgil of Holstein, and Lynne Johnson of St. Peter, Minnesota. Great-grandmothers are Cyndy Kaskey of Aurelia, Ruth Hausmann of Cherokee, and Ella Johnson of Storm Lake.