Local volunteers head for Texas as Ike approaches

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Two volunteers from the Red Cross are preparing for a trip to Texas in the wake of Hurricane Ike.

Patricia and Dempsey Pollard will fly out of Alabama on their way to Dallas, Texas Friday evening where a Red Cross staging area is already in place to help with relief efforts.

The Pollards are will get more information one exactly what role they'll play once they land in Texas.