Past Event – BHS Centennial Celebration

Centennial Celebration for Buchanan High School by Rebecka Hoyt, Editor & Photographer Students, teachers, administrators, alumni of Buchanan Community Schools along with the Buchanan community and dignitaries came to Memorial Field to celebrate the 100 year anniversary of Buchanan High School on Saturday, June 11 2022 at 1:00pm. Volunteers for the celebration included: Akirrah Robinson,Continue reading “Past Event – BHS Centennial Celebration”

Remembering – Issue 30

Buchanan Losses • 05/27-06/15 Name Age Born Died Philip George Damico 85 February 22, 1937 June 15, 2022 Linda Rose (Woodbury) Maxon 74 March 17, 1948 June 11, 2022 Doris Catherine May 100 October 23, 1921 June 11, 2022 Lonnie James Thomas 56 July 1, 1965 June 8, 2022 Sally Ann Wetzel 73 1949 JuneContinue reading “Remembering – Issue 30”

Community Celebration – Memorial Day Parade 2022

USA Flags Adorn Memorial Day Parade 2022 by Rebecka Hoyt, Editor & Photographer Downtown Buchanan from Redbud Trail to the Veterans Circle at Oak Ridge Cemetery on Terre Coupe Road was the 1.4 mile route of the American Legion Post 51 Memorial Day Parade Monday May 30, 2022. Clear skies, temps in the 80’s andContinue reading “Community Celebration – Memorial Day Parade 2022”

Past Event – USA Flag Tradition Honoring Veterans Continues at Buchanan Cemetery

USA Flag Tradition Honoring Veterans Continues at Buchanan Oak Ridge Cemetery by Rebecka Hoyt, Editor & Photographer 9 am Sunday, May 22 2022 was a chilly morning for the members of our community to put flags on the graves of U.S. Veterans who have served our country. The American Legion Ralph Rumbaugh Post 51 hasContinue reading “Past Event – USA Flag Tradition Honoring Veterans Continues at Buchanan Cemetery”

Upcoming Event – BHS Centennial Celebration

Buchanan High School Building Centennial Celebration Who: Buchanan Community Schools What: BHS Building 100 Year Celebration When: Saturday, June 11, 2022 at 1pm Where: Buchanan High School 401 W Chicago St, Buchanan At Memorial Field Details: Guest Speakers: Dr. Bernice Clark Patterson, PHD Owner of Infinity Consultation Group/ Class of 2000 John “Jay” Town FormerContinue reading “Upcoming Event – BHS Centennial Celebration”

Remembering – Issue 29

Buchanan Losses • 05/13-05/30 Name Age Born Died Madison Anne Stough 17 August 6, 2004 May 30, 2022 Thomas P. “Tom” Meyer 72 October 25, 1949 May 27, 2022 Steven N. Davidson 66 August 31, 1955 May 24, 2022 Warren William Libby 62 January 12, 1960 May 24, 2022 Karen Lee Baker 79 May 1,Continue reading “Remembering – Issue 29”

Upcoming Event – Speaker Knight at American Legion and BDL

Granddaughter of Jack Knight to speak on May 31st and June 1st Submitted by Mary Lister & Robert Brown James H. (Jack) Knight, a former Buchanan, Michigan, resident, and Buchanan High School student, flew for the U.S. airmail starting in 1919.  Patricia Lammersfeld has collected cherished memorabilia about her famous grandfather, and will offer aContinue reading “Upcoming Event – Speaker Knight at American Legion and BDL”

Remembering – Issue 28

Buchanan Losses • 05/06-05/13 Name Age Born Died Elizabeth Douglas 101 October 10, 1920 May 13, 2022 Bonnie Jean Rowe 89 April 20, 1933 May 11, 2022 Jerry Sain, Sr. 73 August 26, 1948 May 10, 2022 Jeffrey Scott Swank 63 April 22, 1959 May 7, 2022 Christopher T. Cobb 65 July 15, 1956 MayContinue reading “Remembering – Issue 28”

Local Boards – New MI Main Street Board in Buchanan

Michigan Main Street Board in Buchanan by Jen Garry, Publisher NEW in town: Buchanan has formed its Board of Directors to join the Michigan Main Street (MMS) Program. As a joint venture between the City of Buchanan and the Buchanan Area Chamber of Commerce, this board will serve the community, businesses, and residents. This programContinue reading “Local Boards – New MI Main Street Board in Buchanan”

Past Event – BCS Plow Day 2022

25th Annual Plow Day at Buchanan School Farm Follow-Up by Thomas Hoyt On Saturday, April 23, 2022, was the 25th annual Buchanan Community School Farm Plow Day & Pancake Breakfast. What made this year’s Plow Day extra special was that it was the 50th anniversary of the Buchanan School Farm. There was much to doContinue reading “Past Event – BCS Plow Day 2022”