Jeffrey and NaTasha Allen of Thompson, are the proud parents of a son, Paxton Dean, born Dec. 13, 2013 at Mercy North Iowa Hospital, Mason City. He weighed 7 lbs., 12.2 oz. and was 20 inches long. He is the couples first child.

Grandparents are Dick and Sue Allen, Blairsburg, Terri Hammitt, Webster City and Randy and Elaine Hammitt Fairbank. Great Grandparents are Audrey Walmsley, Walter and Mary Ann Hammitt Webster City and Harold and Esther Oberheu Sumner.