Jamie and Amber McCloud of Elkins announce the birth of a daughter, born at 12:04 p.m. Dec. 5, 2012, in Davis Memorial Hospital. The infant weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and has been named Ruthie Elise McCloud. The mother is the former Amber Kiess. Maternal grandparents are Melvin and Carla Kiess. Paternal grandparents are Jimmy and DeeDee McCloud. Great-grandparents are Jim and Patty McCloud, Clifford and Betty Hohman and Freda Kiess.