Judy Newman, of New Athens, had her picture taken on Santa's lap in 1949. She was 5 years old. When her sister, Mary, found the old photo, she had Christmas cards made for Judy. The message inside: "Believe." Check out more special reader Christmas cards in our BND Magazine.
Also, we'll have a story on how things might change with the influx of more independents on the Belleville City Council.
Sign Up and Save
Get six months of free digital access to Belleville News-Democrat