Nate and Molly Patterson of Cherokee are the proud parents of a baby boy, born at 5:36 p.m. on January 2, 2013. Thomas Mark Patterson weighed 8 lb. 0 oz. and measured 21 3/4 inches long. He was welcomed home by his big sister, Nesa. Grandparents are Mark and Ann Lundell and Mark and Becky Patterson, all of Cherokee.