Josh and Mandy Shepherd, North Webster, announce the birth of a daughter.

Ava Lynn Shepherd was born at 9:03 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, in Parkview Whitley, Columbia City. She weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces, and measured 18.75 inches.

Grandparents are Don and Lynda Prater and Darrell and Jennifer Shepherd, all of Warsaw. Great-grandparents are Lois Lenaburg, Warsaw, and Ora Lee Shepherd, Claypool.