Shawn and Emily Kelso, of Mt. Vernon, announce the birth of their son, Chase Jaxon, born at 1:33 p.m. on Oct. 13, 2011. He weighed three pounds, three ounces and measured 14.17 inches. Chase was welcomed home by his 6-year-old brother, Chandler. Grandparents are Linda Kelso, of Monett; Junior and Carolyn Frazier, of Springfield; and Karen and Tony Hough, of Bentonville, Ark. Great-grandparents are: Margaret Ash and Ruby Fletcher, both of Monett; and Leonard and Ann Griffs, of Cassville.