Community Announcement – Cans for Veterans

The Buchanan Chronicle Collects Can Donations for Veterans by Garrick Stubblefield The Buchanan Chronicle and I are asking you and those you know to drop off a deposit return can or bottle for us to donate the proceeds to local veterans. We will collect from August 21 to November 7. We will have locations at:Continue reading “Community Announcement – Cans for Veterans”

Bucktown Then and Now – What A Ride! Part I

by Van Young Part One of What A Ride! Close to 80 years ago, my mother, brother, and I arrived on a cold March evening at Buchanan’s railroad station. We expected that Dad or a cab would be available but….no one but the three of us! With suitcases and bags in hand, we made ourContinue reading “Bucktown Then and Now – What A Ride! Part I”

Bucktown Then and Now – Getting Started! Part II

by Van Young Part Two of Getting Started! Feel free to go back to our 8th issue if you haven’t read Part One of Getting Started. The popularity of jazz at that time was due to a lot of radio jazz shows, hometown Dixieland bands, traveling jazz bands, etc. On Sunday nights Stud and IContinue reading “Bucktown Then and Now – Getting Started! Part II”

Buchanan History – Pears Mill

Exploring Pears Mill with The Buchanan Chronicle by Rebecka Hoyt, Editor Have you been to Pears Mill lately, or how about, have you ever been to Pears Mill? (Did you know it’s pronounced “PEERS”?) When you come to the Farmers’ Market, I am sure that you noticed Pears Mill is open. It is only openContinue reading “Buchanan History – Pears Mill”

Remembering – Issue 09

Buchanan Losses • 7/17-8/6 Name Age Born Died L. Dewey Spencer 93 May 21, 1928 August 04, 2021 David Kent Faulkner 51 December 17, 1969 August 03, 2021 Ruth E. Olmstead 84 September 27, 1936 August 03, 2021 Dr. Alfred D. “Al” Hanson 96 April 29, 1925 July 27, 2021 Michael Anthony Greene 53 JanuaryContinue reading “Remembering – Issue 09”

Bucktown Then and Now – Getting Started! Part I

by Van Young Part One of Getting Started! Dixieland jazz bands have been popular for over a hundred years and I’ve enjoyed it for most of those years. My introduction to jazz included trad along with swing. Around 1948, my close friend, Don “Stud” Boyer, saw that I knew next to nothing about jazz soContinue reading “Bucktown Then and Now – Getting Started! Part I”

Past Event – 16th Annual Car Show

16th Annual Michiana Cruisers Benefit Car Show by Publisher Jen Garry McCoy Creek Recreation Area, near Buchanan High School, hosted Buchanan’s 16th Annual Michiana Cruisers Benefit Car Show Sunday, July 11, 2021. The weather actually managed to hold off throughout the 9am-2pm car, truck, and motorcycle show, allowing many in the community to show theirContinue reading “Past Event – 16th Annual Car Show”

Buchanan History – Issue 07

History’s Backyard—and More—in Buchanan by Jan Wiezorek Summer is a perfect time for lying on a hammock under a sprawling maple—in your own backyard. And if you’ve ever walked along Buchanan’s historic West and North Neighborhoods, you may have noticed just how wonderful, rich and lush many of those deep backyards really are. Deep lotsContinue reading “Buchanan History – Issue 07”

Community Press Release – DAR

National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, Rebecca Dewey Chapter Three Oaks, MI – June 25&26, 2021 Rebecca Dewey Chapter, NSDAR, invites you to participate in the Good Citizen Yard Sale. All funds to support the Chapters efforts in scholarships and education, veteran’s aid and women’s issues. It will take place at 6284 Shanghai RoadContinue reading “Community Press Release – DAR”