Michael and Jennifer Bowers announce the birth of their son, Jasper Hoyt Bowers. Jasper was born Dec. 28, at 9:12 a.m. He weighed 7 pounds and 10 ounces and was 20-3/4 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Darrell and Judy McConnell of Republic.
Paternal grandparents are Calvin and Janet Bowers of Thayer. Great-grandparents re the late Wayne Butler, Joretta Butler, Harry Lee and JoAnn McConnell, and Thelma Hoyt. Great-great-grandmother is Mae McConnell.
Jasper is welcomed home by his brother, Jett Ellis Bowers.