A son, Taven Wesley Perkins, was born Saturday, July 7, 2012, to Alexa Wilhelm and Jiles Perkins of Tiffin. Taven weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces, and measured 21 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Jim Wilhelm of Tiffin and Kim and Gary Daniel of Republic. Paternal grandparents are John and Teresa Perkins of Mount Sterling, Ky. Maternal great-grandparents are Daryl and Mary Shock of Bloomville and Merv and Becky Wilhelm of Tiffin. Paternal great-grandparents are Roger and Sharon Conaster of Mount Sterling, Ky., and Artie Perkins of Clyde.