Month: August 2014

Church of Wells exposed, Dr. Laurie Roth, The Roth Show

Dr. Laurie Roth on a National Story: The Church of Wells

Known as “The Annie Oakley of the Airwaves,” Dr. Laurie Roth rides onto the scene, microphone blazing and exposing deception! The latest shocking series of events revolves around the Texas based Church of Wells where it’s alleged that several young people have been lured by their innocent search for a closer walk with God, giving up family, friends, and money to be a part of the church. Church of Wells is no stranger to controversy, and the most recent controversy surrounds one of their members, Catherine Grove.  Keep up to date on Dr. Laurie Roth’s FACEBOOK page for real time discussion! The media has been on the story, but why is this even a story? The background and allegations that Catherine Grove, along with several other young people, have been lured and held at the Church of Wells evokes memory of the Jim Jones and Waco tragedies, all in the name of securing a spot in heaven. Some have escaped and recount their stories about how it is inside Church of Wells. (News coverage and …

audiobook, new books, digital format

Audio Books: Don’t You Love Them?

    In our fast paced and over connected world it’s hard to find time to sit down and read a good book. While painting the living room, jogging, or riding the train, you can have a wonderful experience of old, a story told! Storytelling is an ancient tradition, history passed down, or just funny anecdotes about familiar experiences, listening to someone telling a story is as relaxing and comfortable as hearing a book being read as a child. We understand the importance of reading to our children, making it a bedtime ritual, teaching them language at an early age. We want them to be familiar with words, so we teach them to read. With the advent of radios, computers, and ebooks from the internet, we’ve turned to yet another way to hear the words on a page, audio books. ImaginePublicity clients offering audiobooks Diane Fanning, award-winning true crime author and crime novelist, has several of her true crime books and the Lucinda Pierce series available in audio with more to follow. Listeners will hear the story …

Patrick Rust

Shattered Lives: Seeking Justice for Sgt. Patrick Rust

Shattered Lives Radio host Donna R. Gore welcomes former NY Investigator and full time crime author, Denny Griffin to give listeners an update on the mysterious circumstances surrounding the death of Sgt. Patrick Rust. Working with the Rust family, Griffin has worked diligently to uncover the clues that will resolve many of the unanswered questions. Sgt. Patrick Rust was assigned to the 10thMountain Division headquartered at Fort Drum in Watertown, New York. In January 2007, he returned from deployment to Afghanistan. Following a 30 day leave he was back on post. The then 24-year-old Rust was a local boy and was familiar with Watertown and the surrounding area. He didn’t have a driver’s license or vehicle. On Wednesday, March 14, 2007, Sgt. Rust moved most of his personal effects from the barracks on base to share an apartment with a fellow soldier at 156 Sterling Street, Apartment 4, in Watertown. The following day Patrick rode back to the apartment with his new roommate after they were released from duty at around 5 pm. At around 6:30 they …

Domestic Violence, Intimate Partner Violence, Chief Marty Sumner, Shattered Lives Radio

Shattered Lives: Offender Focused Domestic Violence Initiative

  A refreshing new approach to combatting intimate partner violence by becoming proactive in the early stages is an important breakthrough developed by High Point, NC Chief of Police, Marty Sumner. By recognizing that offenders consistently escalate if not held accountable, resulting in increased family violence and often murder, Chief Sumner’s program has shown a decrease in intimate partner homicide as well as recidivism rates. For the complete report on the details and success of this program read: Offender Focused DV Initiative Report Aug 2014 Although traditional victim focus is still of utmost importance and resources for victims will always be needed, by curtailing offenders at the first offense there’s a likelihood that it will also restrict chronic offenders and remove the immediate danger to the victim more often. Shattered Lives Radio host Donna R. Gore welcomes Chief Marty Sumner and Shay Harger to the show to further discuss the Offender Focused DV Initiative and how communities in which it’s being utilized are having a positive impact. Chief Marty A. Sumner is a thirty year veteran with the …