Carrie and Andy Perkins, of Starkville, Miss., announce the birth of their son, Elijah Mason Perkins.
He was born March 9, 2013, at Oktibbeha County Hospital. He weighed 9 pounds, 7 ounces, and was 20 inches long.
He was welcomed home by his big brother, Joseph, 2.
His maternal grandparents are Edward and Judy AuBuchon of Waterloo.
Paternal grandparents are Margo and the late Rickie Perkins of Mayfield, Ky.