Clayton Ryan and Essa Beckenholdt, Pratt, announce the birth of their son, Clayton Ryan Beckenholdt Jr., at 2:13 p.m. May 9, 2013, at Pratt Regional Medical Center. He weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long.

Angel, 7, and Larissa, 4, welcome their brother.

Grandparents re Kevin and Laura Bright, Pratt, Vicki S. Oliver, Independence, and Clayton Arthur Beckenholdt, Sedan.

Great-grandparents are Thomas Bright, Pratt, Joan Beckenholdt and Max Clayton Beckenholdt, both of Sedan.