Chris and Rachel Branson of Kahoka, MO are the parents of a son, Rolland John Branson, born February 3, 2017 at 4:29 p.m. at Scotland County Hospital in Memphis. Rolland weighed 5 lbs 9 oz  and was 19.5 inches long. He is welcomed home by a sibling, Altair. Grandparents are Wayne and Sara Branson of Norwich, KS; Susan Pallaschke, of Topeka, KS; Jenny Stringer of Waukee, IA; and Ryan West of Des Moines, IA.