SIDNEY — Danielle and Chad Ludwig, of Sidney, have announced the birth of a son, Ashton Thomas Ludwig, born Feb. 19, 2016, at 11:58 a.m., in the Copeland-Emerson Family Birth Center at Wilson Health.

He weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 20 inches long.

He was welcomed home by his brother, Bentley, 2.

His maternal grandparents are Lori Hull and John Beemer, both of Sidney. His stepgrandparents are Dave Hull and Terri Beemer, both of Sidney. His paternal grandparents are Joyce and Thomas Ludwig, of Sidney.

His great-grandparents are Joann and John Beemer, Birdie Gambrel and Kelly Branscum, all of Sidney, and Betty Ludwig, of Georgia.

His mother is the former Danielle Beemer, of Sidney.