—photo caption at end of article—BERRIEN SPRINGS — The Berrien County Historical Association will hold a reception from 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Tuesday for its latest publication, "The Heyday of Hinchman."Author Beverly Pottle will present a short program about Hinchman and about her book and will then autograph copies. "The Heyday of Hinchman" is available at the 1839 Courthouse Museum gift shop, and copies cost $14.95 each.Hinchman is a small community north of Berrien Springs. At its peak in the early 20th century, it had a school, churches, two stores and a depot for the Pere Marquette Railroad. The school and stores have long since closed and the railroad is gone, but the community is still home to many longtime families.Pottle's book is the community's first history. People who want more information may call the association at 471-1202. —photo caption—HINCHMAN ONCE HAD its own railroad depot. This old photo shows a Pere Marquette Railroad train at the Hinchman depot around 1910.