LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) _ Former Miss America Heather French Henry has a new title _ Mom.

The wife of Kentucky Lt. Gov. Steve Henry gave birth Friday to daughter Harper Renee Henry, the couple's first child, who weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces. Information about the birth was released by Baptist Hospital East.

The name is drawn from the maiden name of her paternal grandmother, Wanda Harper Henry, and her mother's middle name, Renee.

Mrs. Henry's reign as Miss America ended the week before her marriage in October 2000.