Jeremy and Melinda Wilson announce the birth of their son, Ely Jackson. Ely was born June 19, 2006, at 1 a.m. in Mountain Home. He weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces and was 20.5 inches long.
His grandparents are Billy and Jeanie Wilson of Bakersfield, Mo., Jim and Polly Ward of Thayer, and the late Robert "Bob" Sand.
His great-grandparents are Jim Smith of Wirth, Brian and Zelma Wilson of Koshkonong, Charles and Vonda Fanning of Thayer and Letha Sand of Cedar Rapids, Iowa.