Matt and Courtney Parsons of Ripley announce the birth of a son, born at 11:39 a.m. Oct. 24, 2013, in Thomas Memorial Hospital. The infant weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces, measured 19 inches and has been named Bradyn Matthew Parsons. Siblings include Jadyn and Matty Parsons. The mother is the former Courtney Shreve. Maternal grandparents are Randy Shreve and Norma Harris. Paternal grandparents are James Parsons and Lois Russell.