Upcoming Event – The Tin Shop Theatre Nifty Fifties

The Tin Shop Theatre Brings the Fifties Back to Buchanan! by Rebecka Hoyt, Editor & Photographer Attention! This Saturday, Sunday, and Monday (August 21-23, 2021) at 7:00pm on Buchanan Common Stage in downtown Buchanan, MI! Come dressed in your poodle skirts, saddle shoes, white t-shirts, jeans, and letter jackets, along with your black and whiteContinue reading “Upcoming Event – The Tin Shop Theatre Nifty Fifties”

Mayor’s Memo – 10th Issue

10th Issue Mayor’s Memo by Mayor Sean Denison This year, I turn 50. I have found that the older I get, the more I appreciate freedom. Freedom to believe what you want, say what you want, do what you want. We are all entitled to our own opinions, and our own beliefs. Because we liveContinue reading “Mayor’s Memo – 10th Issue”

Police Points – Officer Brie’s Tips

School Bus Safety Tips by Officer Brie – Buchanan City Police Department Today we are talking about stopping for school buses! When you see those flashing lights and stop sign make sure you STOP! Here are the things you need to remember when you see a school bus stopped: Stay away from the bus whenContinue reading “Police Points – Officer Brie’s Tips”

Nature Notes – Monarch Migration

The Great Monarch Migration is Underway! by Jill K. McDonald As we move into late summer, seasonal changes in nature are underway. As I sit upon my porch typing this article, mornings are definitely becoming cooler more often. The crickets’ peaceful chirping still graces me and birds sing in the trees nearby, as the sunContinue reading “Nature Notes – Monarch Migration”

BCS Superintendent’s Note – August 2021

A Note from BCS Superintendent by Patricia Robinson, Buchanan Community Schools Superintendent Welcome Back Buck Families! We are excited to receive students back to school on Aug 30, 2021. We know that everyone needed a break to reflect, relax and recharge this summer. We are planning to return to school in a traditional manner however,Continue reading “BCS Superintendent’s Note – August 2021”

Local Clubs – Eagle Scouts

Stepping on up to Eagle Scout Rebecka Hoyt, Editor and Photographer; Additional photos submitted by Jerry Flenar Kyle Welch, a senior at Brandywine High School has been working on his Eagle Scout Project. He decided to put in steps in the Stafford Woods Park (map link) at McCoy Creek on the west side of SchirmerContinue reading “Local Clubs – Eagle Scouts”

A Note from the Editor – Our 10th Issue!

by Rebecka Hoyt, Editor I cannot believe it, this is our 10th issue! My oh my, where has the time gone? It seems just like yesterday our first issue was published and that was on the first day of Spring. And I want to thank all of you who have been reading, sharing, liking ourContinue reading “A Note from the Editor – Our 10th Issue!”

Local Places – BASC Memorial Garden

Opening of Freida Barker Memorial Garden at Buchanan Area Senior Center by Garrick Stubblefield On August 8, 2021 I had the opportunity to enjoy the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Freida Barker Memorial Garden at Buchanan Area Senior Center. Back in 2019 the Memorial Garden’s planning began; a ceremony was planned to honor the beautiful accomplishmentContinue reading “Local Places – BASC Memorial Garden”

Community Announcement – Recognition

Congratulations to Army Reserve Col. Todd Herrick Submitted by Elena Patton, Public Affairs Specialist, and Mimi Herrick Army Reserve Col. Todd Herrick, a University of Notre Dame graduate, completed a master’s degree in Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College, July 23, 2001.   The Army War College provides the Army’s senior professional military education.Continue reading “Community Announcement – Recognition”

Did You Know? – Helpful Hints

by Garrick Stubblefield When I come across a helpful hint or interesting fact here or there, I’d like to share it with you all, our readers. Let’s jump right in with one. If possible, picture a screwdriver tool. It can be flat-head or Phillips, doesn’t matter, so long as its the kind with the handleContinue reading “Did You Know? – Helpful Hints”