Randi Thacker and Justin Bearss,of Columbiaville, announce the birth of their son, Blake Robert Bearss, on April 15, 2016. He weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces at birth and is welcomed by his grandparents, Bill and Chris Squires, of Reed City, Darrell and Sue Thacker and Charles and Carol Bearss, of Lapeer; great-grandparents Don and Helen McLachlan, of Reed City; and great-great-grandpa, Delbert McLachlan, of Reed City.

Jenneke and Andrew Eichelberger, of Evart, announce the birth of their son, Lane Kenneth Eichelberger, on March 25, 2016. He weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces at birth and is welcomed by his big sister, Audrey.