Jackie and Kory Mortensen of Cherokee are the proud parents of a baby boy, born at 12:54 p.m. on March 12, 2012. Kristian Mortensen weighed 9 lbs. 3 oz. and measured 20 1/2 inches long, and he was welcomed home by his big brother, Lincoln Thomas, and big sister, Ellana Mary. Grandparents are Shelley and Tom Mortensen of rural Cherokee and Mary and Larry Pigott of rural Meriden. Great-grandparents are Bill and June Pigott and Bob and Lorraine Mortensen, all of rural Cherokee, and Jim and Lorraine Mortensen of Cleghorn.