1 0. 5 0PM, S BS Prescription painkiller Oxycontin – also known as “hillbilly heroin” – laid waste to the once-thriving West Virginian town of Oceana. Elderly residents get mugged for their medications; there are high school girls with $800-a-day habits; former miners turned dealers; and pregnant prostitutes. Even half the newborns in the hospital need methadone due to the habits of their mums. A cautionary autionary tale.