Mr. Justin Franco and Mrs. Laurie (Hill) Franco of Russellville are announcing the birth of their son Christian Michael Franco. He was born Oct. 19, 2011, at home in Russellville. He weighed 8 pounds and 4 ounces, and was 20.5 inches long. Christian is the grandson of Mr. Walter and Mrs. Suzanne Hill of Conway and Mr. Ruben and Mrs. Susan Franco of Sherwood.