Brett Smith and Sonja Merrigan of Vermillion, So. Dak. are excited to announce the birth of their first child, a son born at 5:14 p.m. on September 17, 2009.
Connor Harold Smith weighed 7 lb. 14 oz. and measured 21 inches long at his birth. Grandparents are John and Lynette Smith of Cherokee, Sophie Merrigan of Yankton, So. Dak., and Jim Merrigan of Vermillion, So. Dak. Great-grandparents are Harold and Judy Ferrin of Cherokee.