Joshua Bowers and Heather Redd welcomed their son, Gaven Alexander Bowers, March 19, 2008, at Promise Regional Medical Center. He weighed nine pounds, eight ounces and was 20 inches long.
Grandparents are Cherryl Bentley, Hutchinson; and Jock and Paula Bowers, McPherson.
Great-grandparents are Dale and Hester McMurphy, Hutchinson, the late Otis and Pauline Havice, formerly of Herington; and Harold Jr. and Joan Bowers, Marion.