Clipped From Herald and Review
pern Wa--,. - H&R file photo 1944: For the 26th Christmastime, Mrs. E.A. Gastman, 91, read the Christmas story of St. Luke to pupils at Gastman School, which was named for her husband, a prominent educator. On the floor is Joey Saddler. In the front row, from left, are Richard Kas-sis, Roger Fare, Josie Thocker, Judy Hewett and Virginia Mc-Kibben. In the back row, Jean Ann Burkholter and Delores Grout. Mrs. Gastman, a Decatur teacher for many years, also read her favorite poem, 'Why The Christmas Bells Do Ring.'