Sarah Holdenried and Richard Downs, Union, announce the birth of a son, Bradlee Richard Downs. Born Aug. 6, 2013, at Mercy Hospital Washington, he weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces, and was 20 inches long.

Bradlee joins Zackary Downs, 3.

Maternal grandparents are Mark Holdenried and Kathy Holdenried, St. Louis. Paternal grandparents are Patrick Downs and Heidi Downs, Union. Great-grandparents are Jane Downs, St. Louis, and Charlene Guttmann, Arnold.