Evan Arevalo Is 1st Baby Of 2014; Tenley Hicks Is Not Far Behind

Wednesday, January 1, 2014
Rene and Gilda Arevalo along with daughter, Emely, admire son Evan - the first Chattanooga baby of the year
Rene and Gilda Arevalo along with daughter, Emely, admire son Evan - the first Chattanooga baby of the year

Erlanger rang in the New Year with first and second baby born in Chattanooga

Rene and Gilda Arevalo of Chattanooga welcomed their new baby boy into the world at 12:17 a.m.  Evan Arevalo is 22 inches long and weighs 9 pounds 3 ounces.  Both mom and baby are doing well.

This is not the only member in the family to have a winter birthday.  In fact, Evan's 8-year-old sister, Emely, was born on Dec. 29 and Gilda's birthday is on Dec.

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Not too far behind Evan was the second baby born in Chattanooga at Erlanger East.  Carry and Trey Hicks, from Apison have a new baby girl.  Tenley Hicks was born at 2:53 a.m., weighing 7 pounds 14 ounces and is 21 inches long.

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