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Looking Back in Time at Dec. 3

Tuesday, December 3, 2002

SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. Burley Seagrave, formerly of Route 1 Morley, have moved to Sikeston and are residing on Kathleen. Mr. Seagrave is the owner of the Careful Cab Co. and came to Sikeston to operate the business in the absence of the son who is now employed at the bomber field at Blytheville, Ark.

SIKESTON - Four licensed pilots, who are members of the Sikeston CAP Senior Squadron, turned out Sunday afternoon to give 20 CAP cadets airplane rides as part of the cadet course of training. The pilots were Capt. Harold Pitman, Capt. Charles Penman, Senior Member T.J. Sanders and Wendell Caskey.

SIKESTON - Rodney Paul Seiler celebrated his first birthday at the home of his parents, Ronnie and Robin Seiler, on Nov. 28

SIKESTON - Many families are turning back the clocks and are gathering for a traditional holiday season. The most predominant tradition in American households during Christmas is trimming the tree. "The whole idea of family togetherness has caught on this year. A lot of people don't think Christmas is Christmas without the traditional live tree," said Loyd Seagraves, owner of Garden Lane. "There's been a huge comeback in the live trees. I don't think we'll even have enough this year.

SIKESTON - Decorated with approximately 300 ornaments and over 1,000 lights, the First Baptist Church's 25-foot tall living Christmas tree is something church members are proud of. The Living Christmas Tree program, a Christmas tradition for the past nine years, focuses on the message behind the Christmas story.