Nicole and Ryan Loyd of Cortez are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Taylor Michelle Loyd. Taylor was born at 11:36 a.m. on Aug. 3, 2012, at Southwest Memorial Hospital in Cortez. She weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces, and was 19 inches long at birth. Her grandparents are Bob and Kim McDaniel of Tucson, Ariz., the late Liz Stanley, and Mike and Judy Loyd of Cortez. Taylorís proud sibling, Hailey Loyd, is excited to take on her new role as big sister.