Robert and Alicia (Bleckman) Ferkel, New Haven, announce the birth of a son, Treyton Joseph Ferkel. Born May 8, 2012, at Mercy Hospital Washington, he weighed 8 pounds and was 21 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Sheila and Joseph Bleckman, Washington. Paternal grandparents are Tim Ferkel, Union, and Cindi Daugherty, Bourbon. Great-grandparents are Mardell Ferkel, John Pagan, Moe and Marilyn Bleckman, all of Washington, Bill and Gloria Parsons, Defiance, and Mac and Fran Lay, Florissant.