ALLEN -- Tayton Ryan Allen, a boy, was born at Mercy Health Center, in Fort Scott, at 7:56 a.m., Wednesday, June 25, 2008, to parents Joseph and Mallory Allen, Fort Scott. He weighed 6 pounds, 13.5 ounces at birth. Maternal grandparents are Phil and Debbie Engstrom, Fort Scott. Paternal grandparents are Tim and Deborah Allen, Fort Scott and MaryAnn Stockstill, Fort Scott. Paternal great-grandparents are Cliff and Nancy Patterson, Fort Scott and Enid Large, Fort Scott.