Now That’s Funny! – Issue 07

by Thomas Hoyt Every year around Memorial Day weekend is the time to plant flowers for the summer. Whether planting petunias, geraniums, or marigolds, in hanging baskets or pots you need potting soil to do so. Yeah, you need to buy dirt. The funny part is when you think you have got enough dirt, youContinue reading “Now That’s Funny! – Issue 07”

Local Business – Vite Greenhouses

Local Business – Vite Greenhouses by Jill McDonald Are you looking to enhance the beauty of your garden? Would you like to have plants that attract butterflies or hummingbirds? How about creating a flower garden that would provide continual blooms? Vite Greenhouses in Buchanan can assist you! Vite Greenhouses is proud to be a family-ownedContinue reading “Local Business – Vite Greenhouses”

Buchanan Community Schools – BHS Gallery

Buchanan High School Student Gallery by Editor Rebecka Hoyt with excerpts from Principal Stacey DeMaio’s May 2021 Monthly Update As the school year comes to an end, graduation for the Buchanan High School Seniors is coming up. In our spotlight, Malayna Craig, a freshman in Basic Art, was BHS’ artist spotlight for the month ofContinue reading “Buchanan Community Schools – BHS Gallery”

Buchanan Farmers’ Market : Meet the Market – Issue 06

Vada’s Hydration Station Submitted by Ashley Hanson Little Miss Vada is one of the market’s many vendors. She serves water and organic juice boxes, all very reasonably priced. Vada starts setting up with her business partner, aka mom, Alana Hollerbach at 7:30am. Though she claims she isn’t a morning person, Vada never disappoints on herContinue reading “Buchanan Farmers’ Market : Meet the Market – Issue 06”

Community Celebration – Memorial Day Parade

What a Parade! by Editor Rebecka Hoyt Memorial Day, May 31, 2021 was a great day in Buchanan, MI! After not having a Memorial Day parade last year due to the pandemic, the people of Buchanan and other cities of Michigan and I am sure other states as well came to the parade. It startedContinue reading “Community Celebration – Memorial Day Parade”

Community Press Release – Southshore Concert Band

Southshore Concert Band – Buchanan Summer Concert Buchanan, MI – May 21, 2021 Submitted by Jan Street, Public Relations Chairperson, Southshore Concert Band We’re on a mission to share the “joy of music” with our very first audience in fifteen months so we’re getting the band back together! Southshore Concert Band, Berrien County’s adult communityContinue reading “Community Press Release – Southshore Concert Band”

The Clark Barker – Issue 06

Not On My Grass! As you all know, we have many squirrels and bunnies here in Buchanan. Well, I should also say, not just in Buchanan, but all over the world! My other doggie friends would have to agree with me that squirrels and bunnies are our favorite thing to run after whenever we seeContinue reading “The Clark Barker – Issue 06”

Nature Notes – Issue 06

Signs of Summer by Jill McDonald As we step into the month of June, signs of summer are everywhere in the great outdoors! Of course a tell tale sign is the daily temperature is warming, but the sun is actually shining it’s radiant beams and the cold-weather permacloud in southwest Michigan is gone!  If weContinue reading “Nature Notes – Issue 06”

Community Press Release – Friends of Berrien County Trails

Friends of Berrien County Trails Launches new website Berrien County, MI – May 11, 2021 Friends of Berrien County Trails, a group that was formed to create, promote, and maintain non-motorized trails across the county, is proud to announce the launch of its new website The new website has been designed to provide informationContinue reading “Community Press Release – Friends of Berrien County Trails”

The Clark Barker – Issue 05

What a crazy spring this has been, hasn’t it? It didn’t start off bad with some warmer temps, but then Mother Nature took a turn and made me feel colder outside on my walks and playing in the backyard. My owner tells me that the state of Michigan has some crazy springs. And sometimes theContinue reading “The Clark Barker – Issue 05”