SIDNEY — Brandi Schwable and Jarvie Plotner, of Sidney, have announced the birth of a son, James William Michael Plotner, born March 31, 2017, at 10:22 a.m., in the Copeland Emerson Family Birth Center at Wilson Health.

He weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 19 1/2 inches long.

He was welcomed home by his sisters, Jasmine, 24, Jenna, 20, Julia, 15, and Destiny, 7, and his brother, Jarvie, 15.

His maternal grandparents are Beverly Hickerson, of Minster, and Joe Schwable, of Buckhannon, West Virginia. His stepgrandfather is Edward Hickerson, of Minster. His paternal grandparents are the late Venus and James Plotner.

His great-grandparents are Barb and Bill Tostrick, of New Bremen.

His mother is originally from New Bremen.