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    Why is Summer the best time to start braces?

    There are a lot of factors that go into the decision to begin braces or other orthodontic treatment. For parents of children starting in braces they have to consider their own work schedules, school schedules, and after school activities and sports. Here are some of the main reasons that... Read more

    PLANTAR FASCIITIS: Physical Therapy can Help

    The plantar fascia is a thick fibrous band that runs from the ball of the foot to the heel and assists with supporting the arch. Its main function is to absorb the high stress and strains that we place on our feet. However, too much pressure damages or tears... Read more

    Test-drive a Ford vehicle, get a donation for a cause you care about, fundraising has never been easier

    Drive 4 UR School began in 2007 as a way for Ford to give back to communities across the country. The idea was simple: Test-drive a Ford vehicle from a local dealership, get money for your school. The success of the school program inspired the launch of Drive 4... Read more

    Core Muscles…The What & The Why

    Most people have heard that core strength is important but many do not actually know what muscles this involves. “The core” refers to all the musculature found between your ribcage and hips or pelvis. This includes the front of your body, back, and sides. There are not many bony... Read more

    An Irish Blessing

    May the road rise up to meet you. May the wind be always at your back. May the sun shine warm upon your face; The rains fall soft upon your fields And until we meet again, may God hold you in the palm of His hand.... Read more

    100 years of John Deere tractors

    March 2018 is marking the 100th anniversary of John Deere entering the tractor business. Several models of 2018 John Deere tractors will include a commemorative badge of this milestone including the 6 Series, 7 Series, 8 Series and 9 Series machines. John Deere entered the farm tractor business in... Read more

    Make a home offer they can’t refuse

    Buying a home can be very competitive. A well-maintained property with all of the bells and whistles that today’s buyers demand figures to attract many offers, and buyers who have found their dream homes must be prepared to make an offer that sellers can’t refuse. Standing out in a... Read more

    2019 Ford Ranger: Coming (Back) to America

    Ford’s mid-size Ranger pickup truck is returning to American dealerships for the 2019 model year — the first time a new Ranger has been sold in North America since 2011. Ford first officially announced the return of the Ranger — along with the Bronco SUV — at the 2017... Read more

    Safety Tips for Outdoor Workouts During Winter Months

    The temperatures outside may be frigid but that does not mean you have to move your workouts indoors. The following tips will allow you to maintain a healthy lifestyle and continue your outdoor exercise program even in the winter months. How you dress plays a big role in safely... Read more

    Prepare your home for buyers

    Selling a home can be exciting. Homeowners who made considerable financial commitments when buying their homes may be anxious when the time comes to get returns on their investments, but selling a hope need not be so nerve-racking. . Address curb appeal. Curb appeal goes a long way toward... Read more

    Are You Ready For Spring? Don’t Miss Out On These Special Discounts

    We are celebrating YOU, our Sydenstricker valued customer, during our Customer Appreciation Week Feb. 5 thru 10. What a better way to say thank you and show our appreciation than with the best discounts of the year on parts and attachments. During the week, receive 10% cash discount on... Read more

    She Walks in Beauty

    She walks in beauty, like the night Of cloudless climes and starry skies; And all that’s best of dark and bright Meet in her aspect and her eyes: Thus mellowed to that tender light Which heaven to gaudy day denies. One shade the more, one ray the less, Had... Read more

    This Is Your Year

    Does anyone else feel like 2017 just started? How can it possibly be 2018 already? If I blink, is someone going to wish me a Happy New Year 2019? Or 2050? Who gave time permission to move this quickly? With every year that passes, somehow it seems like I... Read more

    Safety measures for winter drivers

    Winter weather causes many people to retreat indoors until the spring thaw. However, for those who embrace the cooler temperatures or find that life must go on despite snow and ice, taking inventory of their vehicles is a must before the first snowflakes start to fall. Tire care is... Read more

    Tips to Prevent Winter Injuries

    Living in Missouri, we all know the weather is unpredictable. Some winters are very mild with little precipitation while other winters can bring on major storms dropping inches, sometimes feet, of snow. With this severe weather brings the potential for serious injuries. It is important to be aware of... Read more

    ‘The Rainbow Bridge’

    There is a bridge connecting Heaven and Earth It is called the Rainbow Bridge because of its many colors. Just this side of the Rainbow Bridge there is a land of meadows, hills and valleys with lush green grass. When a beloved pet dies, the pet goes in this... Read more

    New John Deere Gators are Quiet, Comfortable and Roomy

    For customers who need all-day comfort with off-road travels during all seasons, John Deere introduces two new Gator Utility Vehicles, the XUV835 and XUV865. The new Gator models help farmers and ranchers maximize productivity and comfort by offering the quietest cab yet, three-wide seating, and exceptional heating and air... Read more

    Tips to avoid frozen pipes in winter

    Water has a unique property: It expands as it freezes. This puts tremendous pressure on whatever is containing it, including metal or plastic pipes. No matter the strength of the container, expanding water can cause pipes to break. “Pipes that freeze most frequently are those that are exposed to... Read more