Michael and Martha McCafferty, St. Clair, announce the birth of a son, Ross Michael McCafferty. Born Oct. 3, 2012, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Chesterfield, he weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces, and was 20 1/2 inches long.

Ross joins Jenna McCafferty, 2.

Grandparents are Jim and Chris McCafferty, St. Clair, and Marvin and Jackie Pruitt, St. Clair. Great-grandparents are Willadean Price and Melvin Pruitt, both of St.Clair.