Blythe Mackenzie Grote was born on November 15. She weighed eight pounds, five ounces, and measured 20 inches long. Her proud parents are Koy and Sarah Grote of Royse City. Among the first to embrace her were maternal grandparents Steve and Susie Owens of Wichita Falls and paternal grandparents Jeff and Dorothy Grote of Mason. Other special visitors were Aunt Courtney Garrett, cousins Austin and Mason of Hamilton. Blythe is blessed to have Ralph Buller and Evelyn Owens of Wichita Falls and Oliver and Doris Grote of Mason as her great grandparents. She sends a big "Howdy" to her third cousin Jarrett, born the same day.