Brittany Boyington and Joshua Porter Sr., are proud to announce the birth of their son, Joshua Jerome Porter Jr. Joshua was born at 3:19 p.m., on Sept. 17, 2009. He weighed 4 pounds, 13 ounces.
Maternal grandparents are Jeffrey Boyington, and Nyla Boyington, both of Fort Scott.
Paternal grandparents are the Rev. Grady Porter, of Kansas City, Mo., and James and Etta Wheeler, of Kansas City, Kan.