Local Clubs – Miss Buchanan Pageant 2022

Miss Buchanan Pageant 2022 by Rebecka Hoyt, Editor & Photographer It’s been two years since the last Miss Buchanan Pageant was held in December of 2019. Buchanan High School auditorium was the venue for the Miss Buchanan Pageant 2022 held on Saturday, January 15, at 6pm. This pageant was different from the past pageants ofContinue reading “Local Clubs – Miss Buchanan Pageant 2022”

Upcoming Event – Boy Scout Troop 541 Annual Supper

Boy Scout Troop 541 to Host 55th Annual Family Style Swiss Steak Supper Submitted by Bill Blumka Who: Boy Scout Troop 541 Where: First United Methodist Church 132 S Oak St, Buchanan MI 49107 What: 55th Annual Family Style Swiss Steak Supper When: Saturday, February 5, 2022 ~ 4p-6:30p How much: $10 for Adults /Continue reading “Upcoming Event – Boy Scout Troop 541 Annual Supper”

Buchanan District Library – A Farewell

Farewell to a Terrific Programmer, Sarah Gault at Buchanan District Library by Rebecka Hoyt, Editor & Photographer Thursday, January 13, 2022 was the day Buchanan District Library held a “Goodbye Party” for Program Coordinator, Miss Sarah Gault. She will be moving down to Knoxville, TN and start her dream job at the Make-A-Wish Foundation asContinue reading “Buchanan District Library – A Farewell”

Local Clubs – An Interview with Miss Buchanan 2020

Jade Smith, Miss Buchanan 2020 by Rebecka Hoyt, Editor & Photographer December of 2019 was the last time the Miss Buchanan Scholarship Pageant was held and Jade Smith was crowned Queen for Miss Buchanan 2020. During a recent phone interview while she’s attending the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, I learned more about howContinue reading “Local Clubs – An Interview with Miss Buchanan 2020”

Health Huddle – COVID Updates

Spectrum Health Lakeland – COVID-19 Response : Keeping You Informed Berrien County, MI – January 13, 2022 No relief in sight as COVID-19 numbers remain high: Spectrum Health Lakeland continues to hit record numbers in the ongoing COVID-19 surge. We are encountering more hospitalized patients, more ICU patients, more ventilator usage than ever in ourContinue reading “Health Huddle – COVID Updates”

Homeschooling Spotlight – Current Learning

Homeschooling Learning Spotlight – Christmas Focus Text and Photos Shared with Permission from Posts by Ashley Hanson Today is the “first” day of Advent for many…starting the annual countdown to Christmas….with all of the themed calendars…  with candy and gifts to open daily for a treat.  BUT do you know the true meaning of Advent??Continue reading “Homeschooling Spotlight – Current Learning”

Community Press Release – Office of Governor Whitmer

Investing in Infrastructure and Childcare State of Michigan – January 21, 2022 Dear Michigander, As I prepare for the 2022 State of the State address on January 26th, I am focused on issues that are important to all of us here in Michigan. Today, I am proud to share some major strides forward in two of these issues:Continue reading “Community Press Release – Office of Governor Whitmer”

Now That’s Funny!

by Julie Hoyt and Thomas Hoyt So on a Wednesday, a youth pastor decided to have pancakes for a youth group.  He tried it at his house. Let’s just say it didn’t go well 🤮.  So he thought that waffles would be easier.  Wednesday comes and the first one to make a waffle is myContinue reading “Now That’s Funny!”

A Note from the Publisher

by Jen Garry, Publisher Welcome to 2022! We’re so grateful to be able to bring Buchanan all the latest and most local news! Thank you as always for reading along with us, to interact with and learn about your community and things that affect your neighbors, your family, and you! An introduction is needed, asContinue reading “A Note from the Publisher”

Local Art – Art Education

Art and Child Development by Madelyn Kitchell To keep on with ways art can help improve one’s life, it can greatly improve children’s lives. The main way art can benefit children is developmentally. One thing that children learn through doing art is math concepts and how to use them to create something. Children can useContinue reading “Local Art – Art Education”