New surplus store in Johnson supports nonprofit that helps people in recovery

Good News Notes: “There’s a new store in Johnson that sells just about everything. From aspirin to Army boots and clothes to wheelchairs, customers can find it at JP’s Promising Goods. “We’ve got everything in there,” said store co-owner Greg Tatro. “People keep coming in and saying, ‘You really do have everything.’” Everything in the surplus…

30 Years of Magic & Miracles at Carpe Diem Farms

Good News Notes: “It was August 15, 1997, that we closed on the property which would become Carpe Diem Farms.  Five years earlier, January 27, 1991 we received our 501(c)(3) designation from the IRS. It’s almost unbelievable to think that 30 years ago an idea, a vision, to empower individuals through life changes to see…

Utah teen’s viral letter about her dad’s alcoholism

Good News Notes: “Preslee Scott spent more than one afternoon in her early teen years picking up her dad’s empty beer cans and dumping them in the outside trash can after he’d fallen asleep on the couch. So in December, when the Utah teen was asked by her 10th-grade English teacher to write an essay…