Chris and Ashley (Blust) Allen, Union, announce the birth of a son, Everett Cole Allen. Born Sept. 19, 2019, at Mercy Hospital South, St. Louis, he weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces.

Everett joins Chase Allen, 7, and Dawson Allen, 4.

Maternal grandparents are Doug Blust, Union. Paternal grandparents are Don and Charlene Allen, Union. Great-grandparents are Tom and Peggy Fitzgibbons, St. Louis, and John and Loretta Owens, Temple Hill, Ky.