Mackenzie and Josh are engaged and have a son named Gannon. Mackenzie has type 1 diabetes. She is in high school and on a cheerleading squad. Josh does not participate in rodeos anymore, because they were too dangerous. Mackenzie and Gannon live with her parents. Josh lives with his parents. On the premiere episode, Mackenzie and Josh discussed moving in together.
Alex and Matt have a daughter named Arabella. Alex has three jobs. She is trying to get her highschool diploma online, but she is behind in her schoolwork. When Matt completed his drug rehab program, he moved in with Alex and her family. Because of his prior drug use, Alex has a hard time trusting Matt.
Briana lives with her mother and her sister. She has a daughter named Nova. Briana chose not to put Nova's father's name on the birth certificate. Nova's father, Devon, posted inappropriate things about Briana on social media. Briana filed an order of protection against Devon which she later dropped.
Katie gave up her plans to go away to college. She works part-time at a clothing store. She and her boyfriend, Joey, live with their daughter, Molli. Joey is a coal miner. On the premiere episode, Joey had a minor car accident. He also asked Katie to marry him and she said, "Yes."
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