Joshua and Melanie Portell of Arnold announce the birth of their third child, Ava Ann, 201⁄2 inches, 7 pounds, 11 ounces. She was born June 11 at Missouri Baptist Medical Center.
Elder children are Dylan Olvera, 9, and Cameron John, 19 months.
Maternal grandparents are Johnny Olvera of Keller, Texas, and Deborah Olvera of St. Louis.
Paternal grandparents are Richard and Julie Portell of St. Louis.
Great-grandparents are Manual and Maria Olvera of Brownsville, Texas, John and Loretta Portell of Festus, and William and Judith Hayes of Festus.