James joins Ritchie family
James Emerson Ritchie was born on Oct. 19, 2013, at Regina Medical Center to Logan and Alex Ritchie of Cottage Grove. At birth James weighed 8 pounds, 12.6 ounces and was 21 inches long. Grandparents are Greg and Heidi Kays of Red Wing and Robert and Lisa Ritchie of Searcy, Ark. Great-grandparents are Emil and Linda Bettich of Red Wing, Glenn and Sylvia Kays of Benton, Ark., and Frances James of Searcy, Ark.