Crisler Torrence places a bound Christmas tree into position in a row Monday at Tom Sawyer Christmas Tree Farm's sales tent on Cherokee Boulevard. Live Christmas tree sales have risen 11 percent from last year's sales.
Photo by Doug Strickland .
published Monday, December 16th, 2013
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Peyton West cut his first Christmas tree down when he was three years old, or so the family lore goes. He chopped it down in October and by the time Christmas rolled around, his mom was ready for a nice, new Christmas tree.