She says, "he's responding and awake.  So he's doing a lot better."  He had the stroke just before the announcement March 1 that McEntire would be inducted later this year into the Country Music Hall of Fame.  That's why she wasn't at the news conference on the first.  Instead, she was in Oklahoma with her dad.

Reba appears in Lubbock Saturday night at the sold-out  George Strait concert at the United Spirit Arena.   Also appearing is Lee Ann Womack.  Here is one of my favorite songs by Reba to get you ready for the show on Saturday.