A son, Grady James, weighing 8 lbs. 11 oz., was born on Nov. 27 in LaCrosse, Wis., to Coty and Shelby Alverson. Grandparents are Marty and Cindy Roesler of Yankton and Annette Spielmann of Madison. Great-grandparents are Dick and Linda Fox of Yankton; Charlie and Rosie Alverson of Chester; and Doug and Marcie Spielmann of Madison. Great-great-grandparents are Ed and Betty Bruner of Lake Andes and Hazel Martell of Arizona.