Hayden Wayne George was born at 11:39 p.m., Dec. 31 to Alayna Walles and Kenneth ‘K-Dub’ George at Christus Hospital St. Elizabeth in Beaumont. Born prematurely, Hayden has been transported to Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, but is in stable condition.

Hayden is the last Orange County Citizen born in 2008. At press time, the first baby for 2009 has not yet arrived.

Hayden’s grandparents are Mark and Charlotte Walles of Orangefield. Great-grandparents are Bob and Betsy Watts of Vidor and Helen Clark of Orangefield.