NEW BREMEN — Valerie and Dustin Gardner, of New Bremen, have announced the birth of a daughter, Jovie Saundra Gardner, born Sept. 21, 2016, at 5:11 a.m., in the Ohio State University Hospital in Columbus.

She weighed 7 pounds, 1.6 ounces, and was 20 1/2 inches long.

She was welcomed home by her sister, Reese, 2.

Her maternal grandparents are Susan and Mark Bornhorst, of Minster. Her paternal grandparents are Margie and John Gardner, of Boardman.

Her mother is the former Valerie Bornhorst.