JACKSON CENTER — Jessica and Ike Ricker, of Jackson Center, have announced the birth of a son, Korbyn James Ricker, born Feb. 24, 2016, at 8:51 a.m., in the Copeland-Emerson Family Birth Center at Wilson Health in Sidney.

He weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 21 inches long.

He was welcomed home by his brother, Kasen Ricker, 2.

His maternal grandparents are Lori Counts and Mark Knief, both of Botkins. His paternal grandparents are Michele and Thomas Ricker, of Jackson Center.

His great-grandparents are Barb and James Counts, of Botkins, Connie and James Knief, of Lewistown, Joyce and Marvin Rostorfer, of Jackson Center, and Marjorie Calland, of Rosewood.

His mother is the former Jessica Lauren Knief, of Botkins.