Birth

Matt and Becca Strauss of Creston are parents of a son born Dec. 8, 2013. Dexter Duane Strauss weighed 5 pounds, 10 ounces and was 17 1/2 inches long.

Grandparents are Duane and Cindy Wall of Blockton and Perry and Brenda Strauss of Creston.

Great-grandparents are Helen Walkup of Humeston and Roger and Dayle Turk of Creston.