Sara Thomas and Brice Hawkins, Kearney, Nebraska, announce the birth of their son, James William Hawkins. He was born at 8:10 a.m. on April 28, 2016, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. The baby weighed 8 pounds and was 20.5 inches long. He has a sister, Teagen Thomas.Maternal grandparents are Rebecca Joyce Thomas, Kearney, and George Thomas, Axtell, Nebraska. Maternal great-grandparents are Mary Joyce, Marysville, Kansas, and the late James Joyce, and Larry and Helen Thomas, Colorado Springs, Colorado.Paternal grandparents are Bob and Nancy Irvine, Omaha, Nebraska, and the late William Scott Hawkins. Paternal great-grandparents are the late Gerald and Oma Hawkins and the late Cy and Mable Jones