Buck and Cindi Williams of Lewisburg, Tenn., proudly announce the birth of their first child, Griffin Payne Williams. He was born Jan. 8, 2004, at Maury Regional Hospital in Columbia, Tenn., and weighed 7 pounds and 7 ounces. He was 20 inches long.

Proud maternal grandparents are John and Melinda Myhr, and Steve Beech. Paternal grandparents are Jeanie Haynie and Jim Williams.

Buck Williams is the owner and trainer of Buck Williams Stables located in Lewisburg, Tenn.