BCS School Spotlight – Moccasin Elementary February 2023

Moccasin February Update Submitted by Moccasin Elementary School Principal Michael Babcock Moccasin Food Drive We are happy to announce that we had a successful food drive from January 31 to February 14th. All items were donated to Redbud Area Ministries (RAM). Student Council members helped count and personally delivered the items to RAM on FebruaryContinue reading “BCS School Spotlight – Moccasin Elementary February 2023”

Health Huddle – Rare Disease Day on February 28

A Special Day for Two Members of the Buchanan Community on Rare Disease Day February, 28, 2023 by Rebecka Hoyt, Editor & Photographer Did you know there is a day dedicated to rare diseases? On the last day of February, this year being Tuesday, February 28 it was Rare Disease Day. Rare Disease Day isContinue reading “Health Huddle – Rare Disease Day on February 28”

Local Charities – RAM’s Annual Gifting of Gifts

RAM’s Annual Gifting of Gifts was December 2022 by Garrick Stubblefield, Writer On December 18, 2022, I sat down with Jan Walters. As Jan introduced herself & Julie she turned around and said, “Welcome to my “Gifting of Gifts” from the City of Buchanan.” Julie started the interview by stating that her last name isContinue reading “Local Charities – RAM’s Annual Gifting of Gifts”

Local Veterans – Chief of Police Harvey Burnett

Veteran and Chief of Police Harvey Burnett by Garrick Stubblefield My name is Garrick Stubblefield and I’m here to share some local veterans stories about the time they spent in the military. If you recall, I myself am a veteran of the United States Navy and I served from 1988-1990. To flash you back inContinue reading “Local Veterans – Chief of Police Harvey Burnett”

Local Opinion – We Need Much More Than Thoughts and Prayers

We Need Much More Than Thoughts and Prayers Submitted by Kenneth Peterson, MAJ USA (Ret.), Buchanan MI The recent mass shooting at Michigan State University (MSU) is another wake-up call about the urgency for state and federal laws to reduce gun violence – in Michigan and our country.   Implementing “Red Flag“ laws allow state courtsContinue reading “Local Opinion – We Need Much More Than Thoughts and Prayers”

Upcoming Event – Buchanan-Galien Lions Club Corned Beef & Cabbage Fundraiser

Buchanan-Galien Lions Club Annual Corned Beef & Cabbage Fundraiser 2023 Submitted by Buchanan-Galien Lions Club Tickets are on sale now for our Annual Drive-Thru Corned Beef & Cabbage Fundraiser.$15 a ticket.Pickup meal at Buchanan Area Senior Center.Ask a lion or pick up tickets at Redbud Insurance. Event Details:

Upcoming Event – 28th Annual Empty Bowls Event

28th Annual Community Empty Bowls Event with RAM, BCS, and Roti Roti Art Center of Buchanan Shared by Roti Roti Art Center of Buchanan Donate $5 and get a pottery bowl and a take out meal of soup or macaroni and cheese. Hundreds of pottery pieces to choose from! All proceeds benefit the Redbud AreaContinue reading “Upcoming Event – 28th Annual Empty Bowls Event”

Upcoming Event – BACC Annual Restaurant Week

Buchanan’s 3rd Annual Restaurant Week March 24-31 with Buchanan Area Chamber of Commerce Shared by Buchanan Area Chamber of Commerce Come experience the best of the best restaurants Buchanan has to offer. Buchanan is gearing up for the 3rd annual restaurant week. Foodies can expect a wide variety of food and prices that everyone canContinue reading “Upcoming Event – BACC Annual Restaurant Week”

Upcoming Event – Buchanan’s 15th Annual Chili Walk

Buchanan’s 15th Annual Chili Walk Sponsored by the Buchanan Area Chamber of Commerce In Partnership with Redbud Roots Buchanan, MI ~ March 03, 2023 The Buchanan Area Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with RedbudRoots, is again gearing up for the best chili walk in the area. Buchanan may be a small town, but we doContinue reading “Upcoming Event – Buchanan’s 15th Annual Chili Walk”