Noah Douthitt and Jessica (Krull) Kuschel, Carterville, Ill., announce the birth of a son, Jacob Glenn Douthitt. Born Jan. 8, 2014, at Heartland Regional Hospital, Marion, Ill., he weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce.

Jacob joins Alexis Kuschel, 13, Blayne Kuschel, 10, and Caleb Douthitt, 16.

Grandparents are Randy and Genie Krull, New Haven, Jorene Douthitt, Carterville, Ill. Great-grandparent is Barbara Krull, New Haven.