James Robert "Eli" smith was born on November 11, 2011, at the Harrison memorial Hospital in Cynthiana, Ky. to proud parents Jessie and Nikkie Smith of Carlisle, Ky. Eli weighed 8lbs., 8 oz. and was 21 1/2 inches long.
Proud grandparents are Tony and Barbara Gribbins of Raywick, KY. and Bert and Peggy Manire of Shelbyville, Tenn. Eli was also welcomed into the world by big brother Jeremy Archer of Shelbyville, Tenn. Jessie Smith is a trainer for the Vice Family of 3 V Stables in Carlisle, Ky. Both mother and baby are at home and well.