Hendricks County Flyer, Avon, IN

Local News

January 4, 2011

HRH announces first baby of 2011

DANVILLE — Shawn and Kelly Evers received their best gift after Christmas. In fact, it was after New Year’s.

Their gift was Hendricks Regional Health’s first baby of 2011, which was birthed by mother, Anastasia Curtis.

Curtis, 19, from Pittsboro, decided to give the baby up for adoption to the Evers family.

”I think I made a really good choice,” she said.

Curtis gave birth to Trey Michael Evers at 9:48 a.m. Jan. 1.

”This is the best gift that we have ever received and will ever receive,” Shawn Evers said. “We are just in gratitude to Anastasia and her family. This is the best moment of our lives, so far.”

Kelly and Shawn decided to try to start a family two and a half years ago. After struggling with infertility issues, they beganthe adoption process in July.

”There really aren’t words to describe how we feel,” Kelly said. “It’s just beyond excited. We have waited for this moment for a long time.”

Curtis learned about the Everses from a friend who found them through a Christian adoption agency.

The Evers family is from Cedar Lake, which is about 45 minutes from Chicago, and will allow the relationship with the Curtis family to remain open for Trey Michael.

For Curtis, having the first baby of the year was an exciting experience.

”It was very exciting,” she said. “I didn’t think it was going to happen on 1/1/11, but when I found out that I was going to have my c-section, it was really cool ... Everything happened so fast.”

Trey Michael weighed eight pounds, six ounces and was 21 inches long.

”He is very healthy,” Margaret, Anastasia’s mother, said. “He had a 9.9 Apgar, which they don’t give 10s. He is a good baby. He only cries when you do the diaper change. Otherwise, he is just mellow.”

Text Only
Local News
  • Author featured in documentary Mike McCarty, CEO of Safe Hiring Solutions here, was featured in the final episode of the Investigative Channel Documentary series "Very Bad Men," which aired yesterday. The final episode focuses on McCarty's book Choking in Fear, which is a memoir o

    April 16, 2014

  • Indiana Academic Standards released The Indiana Department of Education (DOE) and Center for Education and Career Innovation (CECI) recently released the final draft of proposed academic standards for math and English/language arts that will guide Hoosier teachers as they create lesson

    April 16, 2014

  • Free skin cancer screenings offered The Dermatology Center of Indiana is offering free skin cancer screenings from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 22 and from 7:30 a.m. to noon May 10 and 17 at the new Zionsville location, 6639 Whitestown Parkway. For more information, call 732-8980 or visit t

    April 16, 2014

  • HCF 4-16 news broady death pix Man arrested for OWI resulting in wife's death AVON — A Cicero man has been arrested in connection with an accident that killed his wife over the weekend. Brandon Broady, 26, was charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated resulting in death. As of press time on Tuesday, the Avon Police De

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • NASA's 'Destination Station' set to land in Indianapolis Starting April 19, residents of Indianapolis and surrounding areas are invited to experience NASA's Destination Station, a traveling multimedia exhibition designed to highlight how the International Space Station (ISS) came to be, what life is like o

    April 16, 2014

  • Danville Rotary Club presents golf outing The Danville Rotary Club will host the Harold Martin Open golf outing on May 15 at Twin Bridges Golf Club in Danville. The annual outing raises funds that are used to benefit Sycamore Services. The outing begins at 11 a.m. with lunch provided by Mayb

    April 16, 2014

  • Downtown Danville Partnership launches beautification effort Homeowners and businesses in Danville are invited to participate in a new beautification effort started here before the upcoming Mayberry in the Midwest festival on May 17-18. The Downtown Danville Partnership has formed a Main Street Beautification

    April 16, 2014

  • School board implements honors diploma DANVILLE -- The school board here agreed to implement a DHS Honors Diploma starting with the freshman class of 2018, next year. "We found, over time, that there is an unintended consequence when you have weighted grades, and that consequence is if a

    April 16, 2014

  • HCF 4-16 news musical pic 1 New musical coming to DCHS DANVILLE -- Danville Community High School will be putting on its annual musical the first weekend in May in the high school auditorium. "Thoroughly Modern Millie," based on the 1967 movie starring Julie Andrews and Mary Tyler Moore, will be performe

    April 16, 2014 3 Photos

  • HCF 4-16 news danville police pic 1 Danville Police officers recognized DANVILLE -- Police officers here were recognized last week by Town Council President Marcia Lynch, for their hard work in handling a difficult situation. The accomplishments of the officers were presented to the board by Chief Bill Wright. Support S

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

House Ads
Hendricks County Marquee
Email News Sign Up
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter

New poll question: Will you be attending this year’s Indianapolis 500?

     View Results
AP Video
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Must Read