Samuel and Grace Pruitt, West Plains, Mo., are proud to announce the birth of their son, Samuel Asa Pruitt. Samuel was born on Dec. 29, 2004, at St. John's Medical Center in Springfield. He weighed 3 pounds, 9 ounces, and measured 17 inches. Paternal grandparents are John and Sharon Pruitt, Sheldon. Maternal grandparents are Eddie and Janet Miller, Mountain Home, Ark.