Lincoln Welker was the first baby of 2019 born at Carle Richland Memorial Hospital. Lincoln arrived at 8:01 p.m. on Tuesday, January 1st to parents Matt and Ashley Welker. He weighed 7 lbs. 1 oz. and was 20 inches long. He is welcomed home by big sister, Colette. Drew Schmucker, M.D. was the delivering physician. Carle Richland Memorial Hospital presented the new baby with balloons, a stuffed animal, a handmade afghan and gift certificates.