Brian and Amy Ward announce the birth of their daughter, Erin Lyn Ward, Nov. 20, 2008, at Memorial Hospital. She weighed nine pounds, nine ounces. 
Grandparents are Bob and Paula Brandseth Joplin, Mo.; and Dorothy Ward and late Patrick Ward, Indianapolis, Ind.
Erin was welcomed home by siblings Travis, 6; and Ellie, 3.