When the local Kmart in Clark County, Kentucky announced it was closing, a local business man knew that he could do something good for the area. Rankin Paynter, an owner of a successful jewelry exchange business in Winchester asked a Kmart clerk what they did with all of the unsold merchandise.
Thanks to one Rosemount second grader, Girl Scout cookie season made it to Afghanistan this year. Bella Johnson, a student at Shannon Park Elementary School, was in the middle of selling cookies earlier this year when she decided she wanted to do something to help other people. She wasn’t sure
After Svante Myrick, 25, became the youngest-ever mayor of Ithaca, N.Y., he gave up his car to join the estimated 15 percent of his city’s residents who walk to work. As mayor, however, Myrick has a prime downtown parking spot reserved for his exclusive use. So instead of letting it stand empty,
RETRIEVING a lost soccerball is standard fare for many teenagers, but one Japanese schoolboy is getting his ball back all the way from Alaska, where it drifted following last year’s tsunami. Misaki Murakami, 16, lost his house and all its contents when the massive waves of last March crushed his