5/21/13) Officials continue to search the rubble left behind by a powerful tornado that touched down in Moore, OK. Officials stated that 51 are dead – 20 are children. 140 people have been hospitalized. The National Weather Service estimates that the tornado was a EF-4 with winds around 200 mph. Moore is 10 miles south of Oklahoma City. If you would like to help, you can donate to the American Red Cross.
America’s largest country music talent search is back in the Mid-South with 95-3 The Rebel. It’s The “Texaco Country Showdown”. The national winner will win $100,000 and national TV time! Plus, 3 local finalists will be chosen to open for a national recording artist at ”The Rebel on Beale” concert series. Deadline for submitting your 2 song demo is May 17th. Get all the info on the Rebels “Texaco Country Showdown” by clicking here.
Jess Wright is new to the mid-south and when she makes a community her home, she takes a personal interest in giving back. So for the next 30 days, she’ll be volunteering all over the mid-south as part of her Helping Hands Project. And she’ll show you how YOU can get involved in your community even if all you have to give is time.