Autumn Luke and Jared Smith of Marietta announce the birth of their son, Axel James Smith. He was born at 5:03 a.m. Dec. 13, 2017 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 5 ounces, and was 18 inches long.
Grandparents are Susie Arbaugh of Marietta, Gary Luke of Marietta, and Cindy and Craig Smith of Beverly. Great-grandparents are Linda Phillis of Hackney and May Newlon of Belpre. Great-great-grandparents are Wilbert and Joyce Antill of Lower Salem.
Cassandra and Matthew Otto of Sistersville, W.Va., announce the birth of their son, Xander Matthew Otto. He was born at 5:56 a.m. Dec. 4, 2017 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces, and was 20 inches long. The baby has one sibling, Jasper Bolen.
Grandparents are Dee and Don Henthorn of Sistersville, W.Va., and Betty and Victor Hartline of Sistersville, W.Va. Great-grandparents are Thelma Beaver of New Matamoras and Bea Henthorn of Sistersville, W.Va.
Jennifer and Joseph Paine of Grove City announce the birth of their son, Axel William Paine. He was born at 8:09 p.m. Nov. 24, 2017. He weighed 11 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 23 inches long. The baby has one sister, Alica Ruth Paine.
Grandparents are Dallas and Connie Reynolds of Vincent and Ann and Larry Paine of Beallsville.