Jillian Lewis and Eric Purgett of Cherokee are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Carson William Purgett, who was born at 10:20 p.m. on August 31, 2011. Carson weighed 7 lbs. 14 oz. and measured 21 1/2 inches long.
Grandparents are Kent and Becky Lewis of Cherokee, Cindy Purgett of Holstein, and Dennis Shinkle of Sioux City. Great-grandparents are Dorothea Purgett of Whiting and the late Charles Purgett, Tom and Linda Rutter of Cherokee, Marilyn Koch of Waverly and the late Lowell Koch, and Gary and Bonnie Lewis of Aurelia.