TALIHINA – The Choctaw Nation Health Care Center welcomed the first baby of the new year on Tuesday, January 2. Christian and Baley Melton, from McAlester, Okla., embraced baby Hoyt Garner Melton at 12:42 am.
The first born to the couple, the family expressed how pleased they were with the facility. “We couldn’t have asked for a better staff; they treat you like family and made the whole experience very comfortable.”
Baby Hoyt and his parents were sent home with various items from the hospital and its partners in celebration of being the first born in 2024.