LITTLE ROCK, Ark.- Because Good News Matters, every Saturday, we’ll take a look back at our Top 5 News moments of the week.
In our number five Good News story of the week, we meet the state’s oldest probation officer, who inspires many. Dorris Cook loves what she does, and at 89 years old, she doesn’t plan to quit anytime soon. To find out how she hopes to help others, click here.
Earlier this week, we learned one Arkansas city has made the shortlist to have a small business television show filmed in their town. Searcy made it down to one in six out of 12,000 applications. To find out how to vote for Searcy, click here.
One Arkansas rural school is receiving some recognition across the state. Bismarck School District ranks in the top five for overall academics in the state. To find out what the superintendent has to say about the district’s success, and to see this special report before it airs on KARK, click here.
Our number three Good News story is about an amazing little girl who has definitely defied the odds she faced. Emma was diagnosed here at Arkansas Children’s hospital with a heart defect and Turner Syndrome, a genetic condition affecting only girls due to a missing X chromosome. To learn more about Turner Syndrome and how you can help children like Emma, click here.
In our top Good News story for the week, an England Police officer is being hailed a hero after saving an infant. With no ambulance in sight, Anderson says he had to improvise. Find out how he saved the two-month-old by clicking here.