Eric and Bethany Carlson of Marion announce the birth of their son, Aaron Maurice Carlson, born Aug. 24 at Newton Medical Center in Newton.
He weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces, and was 183?4 inches long. Welcoming him home were siblings Olivia, 5, and Micah, 2.
Grandparents are Ronnie and Susan Carlson of Lincolnville and Roy and Linda Baker of Council Grove.
Great-grandparents are Joyce and Ruth Ann Carlson of Lincolnville, Clarence Baker and Walter Wood of North Carolina, and Theresa Griffin of Mississippi.