Dion and Stephanie (Pack) Ward Sr. of Peru are the parents of a son, James Horace Dwayne, born April 8 at St. Margaret’s Hospital in Spring Valley. He weighed 5 pounds, 14 ounces and measured 19 inches in length. He was welcomed home by one brother, Dion Ward Jr., 6, and two sisters, Grace Pack, 7, and Sophia Ward, 2. Maternal grandparents are Marti and Mike Pack of Peru. Paternal grandparents are Peggy Ward and Joe Ward of Carlinville.