Joshua Black and Amerette Perez of Gilman have announced the birth of their first child, a boy.
Bastian Bodie Black was born at 9:09 a.m. May 8, 2021, at Gibson Area Hospital in Gibson City. He weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long at birth.
Maternal grandparents are Terri and Jason Huddleston of Gilman. Paternal grandparents are Tammy and Gregory Black of Lowell, Indiana.