Last night (Wednesday) powerful storms and what has been categorized at an F4 Tornado ripped through the D/FW area. The town of Cleburne, the hometown of Texas Singer / Songwriters, Randy Rogers, Steve Helms, Sonny Burgess and Jimmy Jones has been declared a disater area by the mayor. Many injuries are reported as clean up began before sunrise Thursday.
Just before Cleburne was struck by a 1 mile wide tornado, the town of Granbury and its surrounding communities was ripped apart by a seperate tornado. The destruction is massive and resulted in 6 fatalities and an enumerable amount of injuries. Currently there are still 7 people of an original 14 unaccounted for.
THIS SUNDAY - MAY 19th, The Texas Red Dirt Roads Radio Show will broadcast LIVE from Coach Joe's Hat Tricks in Lewisville as scheduled. The line up has gone from the original 3 of Mike Ryan, Phil Hamilton and The Rankin Twins to no less than 10 more performers set to appear Sunday. The day of music will be in benefit for our neighbors who suffered and lost so much to these powerful storms. The Red Cross is asking that only cash or check donations be made at this time. Hat Tricks and TXRDR will collect the money and transfer to The Red Cross first hand on Monday. You can make your checks payable to "The American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund".
Hope to see as many of you that can make it this Sunday. Music starts at 1p.