Amber Giesing and Joshua Brandt, New Haven, announce the birth of a son, Chase Jordan Brandt. Born Jan. 29, 2014, at Mercy Hospital Washington, he weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces, and was 20 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are David Giesing and Kimberly Giesing, Union. Paternal grandparents are Theta Brandt, New Haven, and Brian Brandt, Villa Ridge. Great-grandparents are Barbara Trusty, Cuba, Mo., Martin Giesing, Union, Pat Mesko and William Mesko, Rolla.