Jonathan O’Neal Hughes Jr. was the first baby born in Lexington in 2017.
Hughes was born at 4:09 a.m. at Baptist Health Lexington to Shemicha Clark of Lexington. He was delivered by Dr. Dana Scott-Finley.
Hughes weighed 5 pounds, 15 oz. and measured 19 inches.
Baptist Health Lexington had 13 births on Dec. 31, which is an average day. Between 3,500-4,000 babies are born at Baptist each year.