Jason Jordan | West Side Church of God

Jason Jordan | West Side Church of God

“Throughout history, whatever has plagued society, the church has been there.” Pastor Jason Jordan of West Side Church of God in Poplar Bluff, Mo talked to us about the role of the local church in a major cultural crises like the opioid...
Bryan Tuggle | Chris McArthur | John 3:16 Ministries

Bryan Tuggle | Chris McArthur | John 3:16 Ministries

Bryan Tuggle, director of John 3:16 ministries, and Chris McArthur, director of the John 3:16 Graduate Program, joined us to talk about the process of recovering from addiction and finding help. Tuggle provides excellent insight on how to tell if someone is finally...
Chris Pinderski | Kay Fox | Black River Medical Center ER

Chris Pinderski | Kay Fox | Black River Medical Center ER

As the Emergency Department Medical Director for Black River Medical Center, Dr. Chris Pindersky has seen the medical dangers of opioids first hand. In our interview with Dr. Pindersky, he spoke on what opioids are, how people get addicted to them, the effect they...
Danny Whiteley | Poplar Bluff Police Department

Danny Whiteley | Poplar Bluff Police Department

Having served as the Chief of Police for the Poplar Bluff Police Department since June 2000, and commissioned law enforcement officer since 1972, Police Chief Danny Whiteley has witnessed the increase in opioid related crimes in Poplar Bluff, Missouri. In this...
Mark Dobbs | Butler County Sheriff

Mark Dobbs | Butler County Sheriff

Butler County Sheriff Mark Dobbs took some time to talk to us about the influx of drug related crimes in the Butler County area, the dangers of opioids, fentanyl, and carfentanyl; how opioids are getting into our community and how spending time in jail could save...