Combat Vietnam veterans tell their tales at McPherson Legion

By Teri L. Hansen Managing editor Since its inception in February, Veteran’s Story Night at the McPherson American Legion Post 24, has packed the house. Area residents come to 401 N. Main St. once a month to hear veterans tell their stories of hardship, battle, love and camaraderie and last night was no different. Three Vietnam combat veterans shared their memories of a brutal time in our history. Don Unruh With the war looming all around, Don Unruh decided to get ahead of the draft and join the United States Army National Guard. “Rumors about Vietnam were heavy in the

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McPherson Free Methodist Church Trunk or Treat Oct. 31

By Teri L. Hansen For the second year, the McPherson Free Methodist Church, 1010 S. Maple St., will be hosting a Trunk or Treat event from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 31. The event will take place in the 1000 block of South Maple Street as well as the church parking lot. “We did this beginning last year because Halloween fell on Wednesday night and we have a Wednesday evening activity that takes place,” McPherson Free Methodist Church Office Manager Karolyn Moore said. “We thought rather than just cancel anything going on Wednesday evening, we would just do a

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