JACKSON CENTER — Alanna and Nathan Lotz, of Jackson Center, have announced the birth of a son, Jackson James Lotz, born July 12, 2018, at 1:48 a.m., in the Copeland-Emerson Family Birth Center at Wilson Health in Sidney.

He weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 20 inches long.

He was welcomed home by his brother, Caleb, 5, and his sister, Carly, 3.

His maternal grandparents are Joyce and Tony Bornhorst, of Fort Loramie. His paternal grandparents are Diane and Ty Lotz, of Lima, and the late Diane Lotz.

His great-grandparents are Clara and Bill Kite, of New Bremen, Carol and Kim Bornhorst, of Fort Loramie, and Guy Lotz, of Jackson Center.

His mother is the former Alanna Bornhorst, of Fort Loramie.