Proud parents, Melody Cline and Derick Hurst of Cortez are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Abigail Grace Hurst on Dec. 23, 2012. Abigail was born at 10:05 p.m. at Southwest Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 11.8 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long at birth. Happy grandparents are Darwyne and Charlotte Cline of Dolores, Kellie Martin of Cortez and Keith Hurst of Mancos. Abigail's great-grandparents are Ron and Rose Ellis of Pleasant View and Jerry and Leona Hurst of Mancos. Aunts and uncles include Stormy Martin, Harlie Rivas, Cruz Rivas, Steven Martin, Diana Martin, Jonathan Martin and Katie Ruff.
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