Eric and Brittany (Maniaci) Locher, Washington, announce the birth of a son, Brooks Matthew Locher. Born Dec. 3, 2013, at Mercy Hospital Saint Louis, he weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces.

Grandparents are Mike and Beth Maniaci and Moe and Barb Locher, all of Washington. Great-grandparents are Bill and Bernice Connor, Washington, Nancy and the late Jim Maniaci, Villa Ridge, Theresa and the late Harvey LaBoube, Hermann, and the late Pete and Shirley Locher.