EMERSON -- Austin Ty Emerson, a boy, was born at 8:47 a.m. on Monday, May 14, 2007, at Mercy Health Center, Fort Scott, to parents Michael and Shana Emerson, Fulton. He weighed 9 pounds, 1 ounce at birth. He joins siblings Cali and Nicholas Emerson. Maternal grandparents are Darrel and Sandra Beth, Fort Scott. Paternal grandparents are Tim and Anne Emerson, Fort Scott. Maternal great-grandparents are Ellis and Catherine Beth, Fort Scott and Kay and Carmita Black, Prescott.