Local student giving back to firefighters

Good News Notes: “When Heights High School senior Bridget Martinez was assigned a community service project as part of her International Baccalaureate (IB) program at Heights High School, her thoughts immediately jumped to firefighters. “They’re our community protectors,” she said. “I just want to make sure that they feel appreciated and that the community gets…

Non-profit gifts mortgage-free home to member of the Kentucky National Guard

Good News Notes: “Thanks to a local non-profit, a veteran who proudly served our country now has a new place to call home. Volunteers with “The Barracks Project” started their efforts in 2019. Over two years, they worked together to completely renovate a home in Silver Grove by replacing the roof, reconstructing walls and installing…

One teen from New York is giving back to the Make-A-Wish organization

Good News Notes: “In tonight’s dose of good news… Make-A-Wish is known for giving young kids unforgettable memories. But one teen decided to use her opportunity to help others. Maria Luz says coming to terms with an epilepsy diagnosis in the winter she turned 12 was one of the hardest things she’s ever had to…

Getting sober: The benefits of meditation through Dry July

Good News Notes: “Meditation is a good bridge between partying and sobriety because it takes you out of your mind and your thoughts into a place of peace,” Sydney-based Kinsella says. “It brings you to a state of balance, which means that compulsive behaviours will likely naturally start falling away.” He says Dry July, where people take…

Shawn Mendes on How Meditation Has Transformed His Relationship

Good News Notes: “Back in 2019, during some downtime from his relentless schedule after releasing his chart-topping, Grammy-nominated third album, Shawn Mendes found himself in the U.K. with a rare moment to reflect. While his girlfriend, the similarly chart-topping Camila Cabello, was working in the studio every day, she recommended he download the Calm app as a means of helping…

Burger King® Rolls Out Green Packaging Pilot Program

Good News Notes: “Burger King® is committed to being part of a more sustainable future by reducing our environmental footprint. That’s why today, we are continuing our journey by launching a green packaging pilot program focused on finding scalable solutions for eight of our most-used, guest-facing items including forks, spoons, knives, straws, drink lids, Frypods®, Whopper® wrappers…

Three dogs rescued from a house fire in Lebanon

Good News Notes: “Three dogs were rescued from a house fire in Lebanon on Tuesday. At 3:00 p.m. fire crews responded to a house fire on Dodge Street where they were told by a person who had escaped the fire that there were three dogs inside the home. Firefighters were able to enter the home,…