Elementary students recognized as heroes for helping teacher in crisis

Good News Notes: “First graders at an Alabama elementary school are being hailed as heroes for taking quick action to help their teacher during a medical emergency. “It was scary for me because I knew that they were going to have to see something probably that they didn’t need to,” said Tracy Hodges, a first-grade teacher at…

TikTok Hack Saves Lost Child at Disney

Good News Notes: “One of the most terrifying things Guests can experience when visiting Walt Disney World is losing a member of their party, especially when it comes to younger Guests without a phone. While it is true that losing a child is terrifying in any public space is already terrifying, having the misfortune of…

Ukrainians try to rescue exotic animals from abandoned zoo

Good News Notes: “A group of Ukrainian volunteers is attempting to rescue animals from a private zoo near the capital that was abandoned after the Russian army bombed and occupied the area. Vitaly Mukhanov told ABC News that he had volunteered to help bring supplies to Ukrainian soldiers when he came across the Yasnohorodka family…

Hero vet braves Ukraine battle zone to rescue animals

Good News Notes: “A veterinarian is being hailed as a hero after he navigated war-torn Ukraine to save animals caught in the crossfire of the rising conflict. Jakub Kotowicz has rescued over 200 cats and 60 dogs from Lviv, across three convoys. The 32-year-old entered the war zone last week as part of a caravan from…

Goldfield, Iowa veteran gifted mortgage-free home

Good News Notes: “A former U.S. Army sergeant and his family have been given the keys to a new home in Goldfield. Michael Hulsey, a Purple Heart recipient, was gifted a mortgage-free house. The house was a donation from Wells Fargo to the Military Warriors Support FoundationHomes 4 Wounded Heroes program. Wells Fargo has donated more…

Ukrainian Woman Katya Kurletz Helping Rescue Animals from Bombed Cities

Good News Notes: “The mass exodus from Ukraine has created a crisis with the pets residents had to leave behind, but in the middle of Putin‘s brutal war, some Ukrainians have stepped up to save the animals. Katya Kurletz is on the ground in Ukraine, leading the efforts to track down dogs in destroyed cities and transport…

Free horse therapy offered to Marshall Fire survivors

Good News Notes: “Jan. 30 marks one month since Colorado’s most destructive wildfire. The Marshall Fire destroyed more than a thousand homes and claimed the lives of two loved ones. The fire has also forever changed the lives of many families. And for many of them, recovery is just one step. Healing is the other….