Kelsey L. Stroup, Richwoods, announces the birth of a son Colton Layne Stroup. Born July 8, 2012, at Mercy Hospital Washington, he weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 20 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Kevin and Sonia Stroup, Richwoods.

Great-grandparents are Arlis and Mary Ann Messex, Richwoods, Woodrow and Carolyn Stroup, Delta, Colo., and Oliver Mayfield and Marge Bennett, St. Clair.