The Inspiring Story of the Nashville Predators
Posted on : 06-15-2017 By : Samantha Pointer
There are many people who thought that a southern hockey team would never last. More than 20 years ago, a franchise expansion team opened up in Nashville, TN called the Nashville Predators. Although the team went through a lot of struggles and changes, they are now playing in the Stanley Cup. This is the story of how they were able to build a team from the ground up and win at a high level.     Fan Support   Tennessee is a football state and will be for the foreseeable…
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Retraining Programs to Help Coal Workers Survive
Posted on : 06-09-2017 By : Samantha Pointer
https://qz.com/990192/a-chinese-company-wants-to-retrain-wyoming-coal-miners-to-become-wind-farmers/ - From reddit.com/r/upliftingnews Coal miners are known for working hard, experiencing life shortening illnesses and diseases due to coal exposure, and being stone solid representations of achieving the American dream. Many coal miners started off as immigrants from other countries needing to earn living wages to support families. Working in coal mines and fields often runs in families, which may not end well because the use of coal is slowing and many believe it will reach a complete stop within one or two generations. Goldwind is based in China…
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Police Officer Saves Baby is Asked to be Her Godfather
Posted on : 10-28-2016 By : Samantha Pointer
It seems more often than not the news stories regarding police officers are negative and people forget that many of them are just normal people out doing a job. A recent story posted on Breitbart.com is a heartfelt one that may restore your faith in humanity, even just for a few moments.   Saturday September 24th started out like any other day for Georgia mother Kristen Parham, her boyfriend, and their 2-month-old daughter Ma’Yavi. An hour after Kristen fed Ma’Yavi, she began choking. She said that the baby had white stuff…
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Free Hugs and Donuts Have A Big Impact
Posted on : 10-27-2016 By : Samantha Pointer
The city of Charlotte was on edge after an officer-involved shooting occurred there. It was a time of unrest, uncertainty, and fear. During times of turmoil, beautiful things can emerge. That's exactly what happens in the midst of all of this. One small boy from Charlotte made a big difference in the hearts of some police officers.   After police officers were hurt during the unrest in Charlotte, 5-year-old Jayden knew he had to do something. It upset him to know that all of these bad things were happening in…
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Police Officer Saves Two-Month Old from Choking
Posted on : 10-26-2016 By : Samantha Pointer
Kenneth Knox has seen it all as a veteran police officer of 25 years in Meriwether County, Georgia. But what happened on September 4th will stand out for years to come as his most life-changing experience on the force.   Knox, a white police officer, saved a black infant in an act that has brought him instant fame and applause.   While making his Saturday rounds, Knox received a call that a child was choking across town. Knowing he had little time to act, Knox sped to the scene.  …
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