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    Finish Strong at Missouri Baptist University

    • I don’t know where to start. • It’s been too long since I’ve been in school. • I can’t afford to take the time off work. • My family has to be my priority. • I’m not looking for the “traditional college experience.” Do you find these concerns... Read more


    Sleek Design and Safety Features makes the 2017 Ford Focus A Must Have Vehicle

    The 2017 Ford Focus attracts a lot of attention and appears in motion even when it is standing still. The Focus ST includes a centre-exhaust with dual bright tips, 18-inch Rado Grey-painted aluminum wheels, a Black grille, ST badging and other unique ST features. The Focus ST design screams... Read more


    Many Options Available Including Cremations

    At McCoy-Blossom Funeral Homes & Crematory, we offer many options when choosing a funeral service either as a pre-arrangement or an at-need arrangement. Cremation being one of those choices. We are the only full-service funeral home and crematory in Lincoln County that is 100% locally family owned and operated.... Read more


    Walk this Way: Benefits of Walking for Exercise

    Walking is a great form of exercise. It can improve fitness and may help reduce weight but walking has many other great benefits for your body. Walking requires no special skill, talent, or equipment and is simple to do! Benefits of walking on a regular basis may include: .reducing... Read more


    Act Your Age, Then Again Maybe Not

    Getting older in America carries its own set of stereotypes and discrimination, which is called “ageism.” Insults and generalizations about aging run deep in our culture, leaving many elders feeling disrespected and undervalued. Here are ways you can combat ageism and help seniors live less encumbered by stereotypes: •... Read more


    Auto Solutions of Troy, MO

    Auto Solutions is a Pre-Owned Auto establishment with the feel, look and quality of a new car dealership. We offer a huge selection of vehicles that will meet the needs of any shopper. We carry diesel Trucks, gas Trucks, ½ Ton, ¾ Ton, 2 door, 4 door, Cars, SUV’s... Read more


    Timing is key to saving money when moving

    Buying a new home is the most expensive purchase a person is likely to make in his or her lifetime. It also can be one of the most stressful. The Employee Relocation Council states that moving is the third most stressful event in life following death and divorce. However,... Read more


    High mileage oil. Should I use it in my car?

    This is a question we get from many of our customers when they started getting more miles on their vehicles. As a rule we recommend that a customer switches to MaxLife High-Mileage Oil at 75,000 miles. We use 75,000-mile rule as a reminder, however you can certainly run Maxlife... Read more


    Keep Your Mower Performing This Season

    With all the rain and mowing season in full swing, here are some tips to follow for a trouble-free mowing season. Take the time to blow off the mower before putting it away each time you use it.  We see so many units with the mower deck and drive... Read more


    Things to know when servicing a funeral home

    My name is Lisa Blossom-Payne. I am a funeral director with McCoy Blossom Funeral Homes and Crematory in Troy. We are Lincoln County’s only 100 percent locally family owned and operated full service funeral home and crematory. This week, I would like to briefly explain the process required if... Read more


    Protecting Your Back While Gardening

    Spring has finally sprung in Lincoln County! For many of us the warmer weather means an increase in physical activity in our yards and gardens. Advance Physical Therapy would like to provide you with a few tips for preventing an injury to your back this season. Tip #1: Avoid... Read more


    A win-win with the Ford F-150

    On the street, off the road and in the press the Ford F-150 pickup continues to rack up accolades. There are several reasons why the Ford F-150 rises above the competition and why you should visit Jim Trenary Ford to purchase one today. Here are two of the following... Read more


    National Mental Health Awareness Month

    An estimated 20 percent of people age 55 and older experience some degree of a mental health issue. The risk for mental illness increases with age. May is National Mental Health Awareness Month, a call to advocate for resources and acceptance for those living with mental health conditions. Depression... Read more


    Make sure your roof is covered

    Spring season is here and rain and hail can cause damage to the roof of your home. David Kessler, agent and owner of State Farm Insurance in Troy, stresses the importance of proper ventilation to protect your roof from damage during the spring season. One of the most critical... Read more


    How to have the best lawn in the neighborhood

    We all love a beautiful lawn but spending less time doing it would be an added benefit. First, having the right piece of equipment for your yard and terrain is key. The Sydenstricker sales staff evaluates your needs to recommend the machine with the right features to improve your... Read more


    Benefits to changing your Air Filter

    Changing your vehicle’s air filter regularly helps prolong the life of the engine. The air filter is uniquely designed to trap damaging dirt and debris that can cause unusual wear on internal engine parts such as cylinders and pistons. Engine damage can occur from particles as small as a... 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


    As life happens, you’re protected

    Insurance gives you security, peace of mind and confidence knowing that when life “happens,” you’re protected. I’m Dave Kessler and as your State Farm agent, I’m here to find the insurance and financial solutions that are right for you. You can expect me to be there for you every... Read more