Santa Whispers

Photos by Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald
Isabel Fleck of Ferdinand, 4, whispered her Christmas wishes to Santa Claus during Friday’s Christmas tree lighting in Ferdinand. The Forest Park cheer squad helped Santa pass out candy canes during the event.


Ben Messmer of Ferdinand lifted his daughter Hadley, 2, to see the flashing red lights on the firetruck during Friday's Christmas tree lighting in Ferdinand. Santa Claus arrived at the event on top of the Ferdinand Volunteer Fire Department truck.


Families gathered for hot cocoa and greetings from Santa Claus during Friday's Christmas tree lighting in Ferdinand.


Ally Reckelhoff of Ferdinand, 2, examined the multicolor lights on the tree during Friday's Christmas tree lighting in Ferdinand.

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