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PIKEVILLE, Ky. — The first newborn delivered in 2021 at Pikeville Medical Center came just minutes after the ball dropped in New York City on Friday, Jan. 1.

Blake David Ray Powell was born at 12:04 a.m., only four minutes after the calendar turned to 2021.

Powell weighed in at 5 pounds, 9 ounces and was 19 inches long. He was delivered by Dr. Angela Maggard.

Blake’s parents are James Powell and Caitlin Castle of Louisa.