Not Too Cool for School Southern Comfort Mechanical Looking Out for Area Youth, Paying It Forward

In many ways, Austin Fraser is a heartfelt entrepreneur just like his parents. He just doesn’t realize it yet. Look no further than a few short weeks ago when the 9-year-old Lantana resident was seen eagerly running up and down

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Volunteers and Community Driving Success at Riding Unlimited

As executive director of Riding Unlimited in Ponder, Pat Dellemann spends days and nights on the numerous tasks involved in getting horses, therapeutic riding instructors and the facility prepped and ready for classes that produce almost magical physical and emotional

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Improve Your Outdoor Living Space with Simple Ideas

Is your outdoor living space in need of a makeover, or does one even exist? Now that it’s August and summer is coming to a close, do you remember looking out back and cringing at the thought of inviting friends

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Does Your Child Require a Dental Specialist?

As a father of seven, many like to assume that handling children is a walk in the park, and for the most part, it’s true. However, we recently spent a weekend family getaway to SeaWorld’s waterpark, and as my wife

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Same Sex Marriage and Family Law

This article is to point out some possible legal issues that might ensue in light of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on June 26, 2015 in Obergefell v. Hodges. In Obergefell, the U.S. Supreme Court was faced with two questions. 

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Don’t Be So Sensitive

Have you ever been upset, and a well-intentioned friend tells you not to be so sensitive? Does this piece of advice ever help? I believe there is not a quicker way to get a more painful reaction. Telling somebody to

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Lantana Mom Starts T-shirt Business from Scratch, Promotes Giving Back

Four years ago, Lantana resident Heather Searcy decided she wanted to start a small t-shirt business and run it out of her garage. She had the support of her husband and family, but zero experience in screen printing and no

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Game Changer: Local Doctor Breaks Down Health Care Walls, Empowers Patients

It’s Saturday afternoon and Dr. Jennifer Bontreger is answering a text message from a patient. Keep in mind, this particular text does not involve a life-threatening emergency, but Bontreger doesn’t take any patient issue lightly. And giving out her personal

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Age by Age Growth for Children

In last month’s article we discussed the importance of regular wellness exams for children, and that these visits are used to monitor your child’s growth and development. During these visits I often get questions regarding the rate of growth a

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Consider Exotic Elements When Planning for Your Comfort Space

Yes, school is starting up with the streets lined with moms and dads walking their children to and from school when they can get in that leisurely stroll. Then there are the others who will be back to the insanity

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