— Michael Patrick Vinson, son of Carrie and David Vinson of Athens, celebrated his ninth birthday July 8 at an Angry Birds party. His birthday is July 2. He is the grandson of Pat and Vickie Marks of Athens and Sandy Benson of Dallas and the late Rickey Vinson. His great-grandparents are Wynell Judd of Lonoke, Ark., Robbie Duncan of Athens, and the late Bobby Duncan. Michael Patrick has one brother, Dawson, 11.