Memorial photo exhibit to honor Kansans

Community National Bank & Trust will be hosting a free memorial photo exhibit honoring the 80 Kansans killed in the War on Terror. It will be open to the public from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays from July 1 through July 7 at its 127 N. Main St. location in Newton.

An Honor Guard will accompany the exhibit when it arrives.

?We must remember these American heroes and speak their names when we see their family members,? said Mary Hawkins, president of Bellevue (Neb.) University, the exhibit?s financial sponsor. ?We can never forget those who sacrificed everything for our freedom.?

From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, July 2, several Gold Star mothers will join the exhibit in support of their fallen loved ones honored in the exhibit.

From 2-4 p.m. July 2, Harvey County veterans will be on hand to autograph copies of ?Our Nation Called: Harvey County Answered,? the hardcover book published by The Edge in 2014.

In addition to Commun?ity National, supporters of the exhibit include Those Blasted Signs, Best West?ern/Red Coach Inn, and Hendrickson Chiropractic, all in Newton.