Santa Train 2011 045Shawna and Keifer Thompson are now the proud parents of a new son, Rigney Cooper Thompson.  He was born at 3:45 a.m. today (Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016).  The couple announced the birth on their Facebook page, with a link to an exclusive article on E.  Head over and read the full story by clicking here. The article tells us the name, Rigney, is Shawna’s grandmother’s maiden name.

RTRigney weigned in at 7 pounds, 13 ounces, and has dark blue eyes and brown hair. The couple shared the following statement with E! News. “”God blessed us this morning with a little 7 pound 13 ounce miracle,” the couple said in a statement to E! News. “It’s hard to explain this kind of love. We’re so overjoyed. He’s already got us wrapped around his little finger.” [Source]

1UPDATE: We just received a press release and new photo from Keifer and Shawna, along with a statement they shared with their fans. E! Online broke the news exclusively this morning while Thompson Square shared a special photo and message with fans a few hours after the new family was able to catch it’s breath from the big night.  The photo is above, and here is what they said:  “We’re so excited to be able to share this monumental day with all of you. We’ve had many wonderful things happen to us but this absolutely tops them all. We want to thank you all for being there for us and our music and for all of your support during our pregnancy. We can’t wait to see you out on the road this year but until then. . .Please say hello and welcome to this big ol world, Rigney Cooper Thompson aka #coopert #cooperman #coopdeville #coopdog #sircoopsalot.”

Be sure to check Thompson Square’s website for photos, tour dates, video and cool merchandise. You will also find other social media links for the duo on their website.  And, you will want to follow them on Twitter, @thompson square. If you aren’t already following Country’s Chatter on Twitter (and Periscope), we would love to have you.  You will find us @countryschatter.

We would like to join the rest of your fans in sending our congratulations to you both, Shawna and Keifer.  Wishing you all the best!

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Shawna and Keifer Thompson are now the proud parents of a new son, Rigney Cooper Thompson.  He was born at 3:45 a.m. today (Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016).  The couple announced the birth on their Facebook page, with a link to an exclusive article on E.  Head over and read...