Benjamin Griffin of West Plains and Carrie Braswell of Alton are the parents of a baby boy, Elijah Robert Griffin. He was born at 2:23 p.m., on June 23, 2008, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 20 inches long. His siblings are Emily, 8; Sarah, 19; Becky, 23; and Michael, 25. Grandparents are Bonnie and Scott Braswell of Alton, Lois Crabtree of Mountain View and Edward Griffin of Bonne Terre.