Jason and Ashley Taylor, Medicine Lodge, announce the birth of a son, Vance Lee, at 7:43 a.m. Nov. 14, 2012, at Pratt Regional Medical Center.

He weighed 9 pounds, 13 ounces and was 21 1/2 inches long.

Phoenix, age 4, welcomes him.

Grandparents are Richard and Judy Becker, Medicine Lodge, Kim and Randy Reinhard and the late James Taylor, Fort Dodge, Iowa.

Great-grandparents are William and Darlene Becker, Isabel, Bill and Jaunita Keller and Carl and Miriene Taylor, Medicine Lodge.