Ransom and Julie Ray became the parents of a son, Lincoln Michael Ray, born at 9:10 p.m. Aug. 26, 2015, in Las Vegas. He weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces and was 19 inches long. The maternal grandparents are Mike Summers, of Blue Springs, and Larry and Linda Gauldin, of Columbia. The paternal grandparents are Rusty and Brenda Ray, of Centerview. The maternal great-grandparents are Joe and Doris Samson, of Malta Bend. The paternal great-grandparents are Dale and Marybeth Ray, of Sedalia, and Lloyd and Jean Myears, of Green Ridge.