Police Points – Call Log Issue 19

Police Call Log : 12/8 – 12/19 Buchanan City Police Department Description Total Calls of Type Sex Offenses 1 Parental Kidnapping 0 Larceny 1 Larceny – Theft from Motor Vehicle 0 Fraud 1 UDAA (Motor Vehicle Theft) 0 Aggravated Assault 0 Non-Aggravated/Domestic Violence 2 Family/Other 1 Burglary/Unlawful Entry 0 Intimidation/Stalking 3 Forgery/Counterfeiting 0 Retail FraudContinue reading “Police Points – Call Log Issue 19”

Nature Notes – Meteorologist Matt Rudkin

Weather Forecaster Goes Freelance by Jill K. McDonald, Writer, and Rebecka Hoyt, Editor & Photographer Just before Christmas, some of our team got the chance to have a Google Meet interview with Meteorologist Matt Rudkin. Most of our readers know him as the former Chief Meteorologist at the WSBT 22 TV station in Mishawaka, IN.Continue reading “Nature Notes – Meteorologist Matt Rudkin”

Local Charity – RAM and Wesner Automotive Annual Toy Drive

A Time of Giving in Buchanan by Rebecka Hoyt, Editor & Photographer, and featuring a video by Stephanie Fain This Christmas was a little more special for some Buchanan families. Redbud Area Ministries (RAM) held a toy drive at Wesner Automotive in Buchanan. All of these toys, clothes, and wrapping paper were donated by theContinue reading “Local Charity – RAM and Wesner Automotive Annual Toy Drive”

Local Clubs – Eagle Scout at McCoy Creek Trail

Another Eagle Scout Project Benefits McCoy Creek Trail by Rebecka Hoyt, Editor and Photographer Boy Scout Brendan Coger from Troop #541, has added a stairway project down towards the Blumka Bridge for his Eagle Scout Project. During the late morning of Saturday, December 19, 2021 I met him along with his troop and leaders. ThisContinue reading “Local Clubs – Eagle Scout at McCoy Creek Trail”

Local Business – Bucktown Nutrition

New Owner for Bucktown Nutrition by Rebecka Hoyt, Editor & Photographer, with Photos submitted by Bucktown Nutrition owner, Stephanie Anderson As you make your way into Bucktown Nutrition at 105 Days Avenue, you will be seeing a couple new faces. Stephanie Anderson is now the new owner, and her mom, Anna, will be joining her.Continue reading “Local Business – Bucktown Nutrition”

Local Veterans – Stories of Local Vets

Stories of Local Vets by Garrick Stubblefield This entire year I will be trying to interview local vets that have served our country and give us some stories that they experienced in the time they served.  Garrick Stubblefield, MSSA Navy Garrick served in the Navy and was a “mess specialist” in the Navy. Garrick servedContinue reading “Local Veterans – Stories of Local Vets”

BCS School Spotlight – Ottawa

Little Bucks “Giving” Food Drive Submitted by Ottawa Principal Stacy Denison During the month of December, Ottawa’s Little Bucks participated in a philanthropy project and learned about giving back to our community while connecting to kindergarten and first grade social studies standards through citizen involvement.  Collecting food and hygiene items for only one week, ourContinue reading “BCS School Spotlight – Ottawa”

Health & Art – Art Therapy

Art and the New Year by Madelyn Kitchell For the new year, a lot of us create resolutions, and not too many resolutions are ever followed through. One of my current resolutions is to reduce stress. Reducing stress can benefit everyone! You may wonder how this is all tied into art. Many studies have beenContinue reading “Health & Art – Art Therapy”

BCS Sports – Buchanan Wrestling

Photos submitted by Leland Payne, Scores and Info from Buchanan Bucks Wrestling Facebook page Buchanan Bucks Wrestling at Comstock Horseshoe Classic Individual Tournament 2021, Wednesday, December 22, 2021. “Today the Bucks wrestled in the Comstock Horseshoe Classic Individual Tournament. The team took 6th out of 18 teams and missed 5th by a 1/2 point. Good showing forContinue reading “BCS Sports – Buchanan Wrestling”

The Clark Barker – Issue 19

It’s Cold Outside! Oh wow, is it getting cold outside! My human keeps telling me that one of these days, they are going to put my little snow boots on me. Oh just great…but I really don’t like it when my feet get cold when there is snow and ice with temperatures lower than 20℉.Continue reading “The Clark Barker – Issue 19”