Jamie Ackley and Bill Smith of Darlington are the parents of a son, Franklin Benjamin Smith, born Oct. 28, 2013 at Memorial Hospital of Lafayette County in Darlington. He weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces and was 20.09 inches long. Franklin joins one sibling: James, 8.
Grandparents are Bruce Stephenson of Wiota, Julie Stephenson of Monticello and Gerald and Carol Smith of Darlington. Great-grandparents are Franklin and Margie Stephenson of Wiota and Joyce Ness of Monroe.