‘Pretty Heroic’: Woman Rescues Man Who Fell Into Water

Good News Notes: “Every day Mia Goot tries to make it down to Barcelona Harbor — an ideal spot to go for a walk or sit by the water and relax. One such venture Monday evening likely saved the life of another person. Goot, a town of Portland resident, was at the harbor around 6…

Stunning footage shows firefighter rescue dog from burning barn

Good News Notes: “Lucky dog. Dramatic first-person footage shows the moment a firefighter broke down a window to save an adorable pooch from a burning barn in Pennsylvania. In the daring rescue Saturday, firefighter Ryan Balmer’s helmet camera captures the dog — which appears to be a black lab — frantically barking and trapped in…

UPS driver delivers kindness throughout Region 8

Good News Notes: “At first glance, Jesse George looks like any other UPS driver. But, here in Rector, he’s a superhero without a cape. ‘He gives hope,’ Joshua Benson said. ‘He really does.’ ‘He is the definition of kindness,’ Tara Hester, teacher at Rector Elementary said. ‘As soon as he pulls up, he’s always honking…

Heroic stranger pulls driver from flaming car in dramatic video

Good News Notes: “A Missouri man is being commended on his courage after bravely rescuing a driver who was trapped in a burning vehicle. A Twitter video of the dramatic moment, captioned “This black man is a hero,” has garnered over 800,000 views since it was uploaded on Wednesday night. The selfless act occurred Tuesday evening…

6-year-old boy saves younger sister from charging dog

Good News Notes: “A 6-year-old boy is being hailed as a hero after he survived multiple dog bites while getting his younger sister out of harm’s way. In an Instagram post shared by the boy’s aunt, 6-year-old Bridger quite possibly saved his sister’s life by standing in between her and a charging dog. Bridger’s aunt,…

Lebanon honors heroic waitress

Good News Notes: “Lebanon Mayor Bernie Ash recently proclaimed Phyllis Banfield Day in Lebanon to honor a woman he called a hero after she rescued a man from a truck fire. Banfield, a waitress at Uncle Pete’s Truck Stop, saved a truck driver in April after his big rig caught fire just before dawn while…

Trooper rescues unconscious man from burning truck in heroic action

Good News Notes: “A Michigan State Trooper is a hero for rescuing a man from a burning truck. This is dash cam video of the incident from Tuesday morning. Police say the driver was passed out at the wheel because of a medical emergency.” View the whole story here: https://local21news.com/news/nation-world/trooper-rescues-unconscious-man-from-burning-truck-in-heroic-action