Emergency preparation and the May 22, 2011, Joplin Tornado were the topics as Police Chief Lane Roberts spoke at the Black River Coliseum in Poplar Bluff Wednesday. From KFVS:
"We would not have survived had the world not come to our aid," said Roberts. "And so, our ability to go out and share what worked, and what didn't work with others, is the best we can do pay the world back. Because, their simply is no adequate accounting."