Births Announced

Nieto: Guillermo and Elvia (Martinez) Nieto of Peru are the parents of a son, Jeriel, born Aug. 2 at St. Margaret’s Hospital in Spring Valley. He weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and measured 21 inches in length. He was welcomed home by a brother, Joshua, 6. Maternal grandparents are Guadalupe and Edmund Martinez of Peru. Paternal grandparents are Fidel and Teresa Nieto of LaSalle.

Telford: Carl Telford and Tina Spoonmore of Spring Valley are the parents of daughter born Aug. 6 at Illinois Valley Community Hospital in Peru.