Local Charities – Come and See All the Good RAM Offers Buchanan

Come and See All the Good RAM Offers Buchanan by Rebecka Hoyt, Editor & Photographer 400 hours a month, 16 hours a week are the amount of hours that the volunteers put in at Redbud Area Ministries also known as RAM. This year marks their 40th anniversary which opened through BAMA (Buchanan Area Ministerial Association)Continue reading “Local Charities – Come and See All the Good RAM Offers Buchanan”

BCS School Spotlight – BMS September 2022

Happy New Year, from Buchanan Middle School Submitted by BMS Principal Shelby Beasley Across the globe, the new year is celebrated on January 1st. However, to educators, August also brings new year vibes and opportunities for a fresh start. The staff at Buchanan Middle School celebrated the new year by setting personal goals – similarContinue reading “BCS School Spotlight – BMS September 2022”

Mayor’s Memo – September 11 2022

Remembering September 11th, Missing September 12th by Mayor Sean Denison As we head into the Fall of an election year – we need to prepare ourselves for two more months of political ads and commercials, partisan bickering, and everything that goes with it. Unfortunately, partisanship has become a full-time issue – not just election yearContinue reading “Mayor’s Memo – September 11 2022”

Upcoming Event – Faith and Blue 2022

Faith and Blue 2022 by Rebecka Hoyt, Editor & Photographer Hey Buchanan! Come join us for Faith & Blue weekend 2022 October 8 & 9! Faith & Blue 2022 is a nation-wide event for police departments to connect within their communities and form relationships to where bridges are built and break biases. Have you everContinue reading “Upcoming Event – Faith and Blue 2022”

BCS Sports Scores – Boys Varsity Football at Dowagiac Union

Scores & Stats – Boys Varsity Football at Dowagiac Union 7pm on September 9, 2022 at Dowagiac Union Provided by Mark Frey, BHS Assistant Principal Team 1 2 3 4 T Buchanan 46 0 2 0 48 Dowagiac Union 6 0 0 16 22 Box Score Team Quarter Time Scoring Play BUC DU Buchanan 1Continue reading “BCS Sports Scores – Boys Varsity Football at Dowagiac Union”

Past Event – Buchanan 9/11 Commemorative Service

Buchanan – Only City in Berrien County, MI to Have 9/11 Commemorative Service by Editor & Photographer, Rebecka Hoyt For the past twenty years, the nicest place in America (voted by Readers Digest in 2020) – Buchanan, Michigan has hosted a 9/11 commemorative service. On the 21st anniversary of 9/11, Buchanan, Michigan was the onlyContinue reading “Past Event – Buchanan 9/11 Commemorative Service”

Local Faith – LifePlan Wins Hope Awards

LifePlan Wins National Hope Award Submitted by Lyndon Azcuna, LifePlan Executive Director LifePlan was recently named the winner of the 2022 Hope Award. The Hope Award is awarded by World Magazine each year and LifePlan was the northeast finalist in a contest that included three other organizations representing different parts of the country. The overallContinue reading “Local Faith – LifePlan Wins Hope Awards”

A Note from the Editor – Issue 36

by Rebecka Hoyt, Editor We are halfway through September and I hope that your summer has been a great one this year. This summer my family has had more Michigan visits compared to years past and you’ll get a chance to read about one of them in a future issue. As fall is only daysContinue reading “A Note from the Editor – Issue 36”

Community Press Release – Construction to Begin on I-94/I-196 Interchange

MDOT Traffic Advisory: I-94 Ramp Closure at I-196 Berrien County, MI – September 15, 2022 As part of the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) project to extend US-31 and rebuild I-94 and the I-196 interchange in Benton Township, Berrien County, MDOT will be closing the eastbound I-94 ramp to northbound I-196 from Sunday, Sept. 18, through Friday,Continue reading “Community Press Release – Construction to Begin on I-94/I-196 Interchange”

Health Huddle – Spectrum Mental Health Workshop

Spectrum Virtual Mental Health Workshop Berrien County, MI – September 12 2022 Created in response to the community’s stated priority health need of mental health, this introductory workshop will introduce three topics: mental wellness, trauma, and resilience. You will learn commonly used terms and be provided interactive opportunities to explore what these concepts mean toContinue reading “Health Huddle – Spectrum Mental Health Workshop”