ST. MARYS — The New Year’s baby for St. Marys area is Atticus Logan Kinsey, born to Chelsie and Brandon Kinsey, of St. Marys at 7:33 a.m. Jan. 1. The newborn weighed in at 7 pounds, 10 ounces, and measured 20 inches long.
Chelsie said she was playing Duck-Duck-Goose with her two children, Cashis, 3, and Mikayla, 7, about five minutes after watching the ball drop in New York City when she went into labor.
Chelsie, who works at Honda assembling transmissions, is a lifelong resident of St. Marys. Her husband works at Dynamic Weld in Osgood. The baby has a lot of local connections, being the grandson of Kelly Dawdui and Wayne and Robin Lutz, and the great-grandson of Dave and Marlene Dawdui.
Chelsie said she and her husband plan to teach the baby respect, loyalty and family values.
“Family is everything,” she said.
Personality-wise, she said the baby is calm, and was calm even in the womb.
“He’s pretty chill,” Chelsie said. “He gets that from his dad.”