First baby of 2019 was impatient

Arkyn William Leavitt is Sweetwater County's first baby of 2019.

Craig and Hilary Hollihan Leavitt of Green River expected him to enter the world on Jan. 13.

Arkyn had other plans.

Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County's first baby of the new year was born at 10:46 a.m. Jan. 1, 2019, weighing 7 pounds, 10 ounces and 21 1/4 inches long.

It took a bit of studying to come up with a name. They both teach special education at Green River High School, so run across a wide variety of names.

"Craig is a fan of Norse mythology," Hilary said. "Arkyn was the only name we both liked."

It means "the et...

 

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