A Note from the Editor and Publisher

by Rebecka Hoyt, Editor, and Jen Garry, Publisher Jen and I (Rebecka), are collaborating on this issue’s Note from the Publisher and Editor. As the year comes to a close, we are reflecting on the last ten/eleven months since we started talking about starting this newspaper and how this is now the 18th issue onContinue reading “A Note from the Editor and Publisher”

Past Event – Small Town Big Christmas 2021

Small Town Big Christmas 2021 by Jen Garry, Publisher, with Photos by Rebecka Hoyt, Editor & Photographer On Saturday, November 27, 2021, the City of Buchanan, MI joined together for Small Town Big Christmas 2021. There were so many fun, festive, family activities to kick off the holiday season, indoors and outdoors. Buchanan District LibraryContinue reading “Past Event – Small Town Big Christmas 2021”

Past Event – The Nicest Place in America Concert Review

The Nicest Place in America Concert at The Tin Shop Theatre with Van Dyke Entertainment by Rebecka & Tom Hoyt, Editor/Writer & Photographer We hope that you had the chance to take in Dave Van Dyke’s “Nicest Place in America” concert at the Tin Shop Theatre in Buchanan during the week of Thanksgiving on NovemberContinue reading “Past Event – The Nicest Place in America Concert Review”

Past Event – Cans for Veterans

The Buchanan Chronicle Honors Our Local Veterans by Jen Garry, Publisher, with Photos by Donna & Garrick Stubblefield This fall The Buchanan Chronicle held a Cans for Veterans donations drive; you may have seen some boxes around town asking for can and bottle donations. We were blown away by the community support when we totaledContinue reading “Past Event – Cans for Veterans”

Past Event – Trek-or-Treat 2021

1,872 Trek-or-Treat Attendees on McCoy Creek Trail by Rebecka Hoyt, Editor & Photographer Halloween weekend 2021 was in full-force in Buchanan, MI. This was probably one the biggest turnouts that the Friends of McCoy Creek Trail Committee had! On Saturday, October 30, a very long line of 1,020 kids and 852 adults all dressed upContinue reading “Past Event – Trek-or-Treat 2021”

Past Event – Veterans Day 2021

100th year Anniversary of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier by Rebecka Hoyt, Editor & Photographer This Veterans Day, November 11, 2021 marks the 100th year anniversary of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. At 5pm the Auxiliary American Legion-Buchanan Post 51 had a special speaker, Stuart Aspinall, who was a former old guard ofContinue reading “Past Event – Veterans Day 2021”

Special Word of Thanks

The following is a review The Buchanan Chronicle received on Facebook: “One of the greatest things about Buchanan is the little things that are done. When the band made it to the state finals to Ford Field, the escort out of town was done to recognize these students. This year, I was unable to beContinue reading “Special Word of Thanks”

Special Word of Thanks – Cans for Veterans

I want to thank again all the people that helped me in the can support for our local veterans of Buchanan. I also want to thank the local businesses that participated in the collection event (Buchanan Hardings, Buchanan Redbud Hardware, Buchanan District Library, and Buchanan Area Senior Center). With all the collection of cans and bottlesContinue reading “Special Word of Thanks – Cans for Veterans”

Community Press Release – City of Buchanan

City of Buchanan Sees Uptick in New Residential and Commercial Starts, Attributes success to “A Vision for Buchanan” Project Buchanan, Michigan – October 30, 2021 Prior to January 1st of this year, there was not a new housing start in the City of Buchanan in over two years. That has changed and in a bigContinue reading “Community Press Release – City of Buchanan”