Friday, October 18, 2002

MANHATTAN, Kan. -- Chris and Crystal (Ashley) Smith of Manhattan, Kan., announce the birth of a son, Derek Owen, born Friday (Oct. 4, 2002). He weighed 6 pounds, 1 ounce.

Grandparents are Bill and Shirley Ashley of Culbertson and Randy and Sandy Smith of Fredonia, Kan. Great-grandparents are William and Elva Mae Boicourt and O'Neal and Wilma Smith all of Fredonia. Great-great-grandparents are Lewis and Mildred Cline of Fredonia.