The last thing they tweeted was a joke about not coming back, and on Monday, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol found Morland's body. "A few of us band members have talked, and we all had thoughts of texting him, 'Hey man, I don't think you should go'. Craig's the type of guy that would have been like, 'It's okay. Hoping against the odds", the post read. We can't even imagine what Helen is going through during this hard time. The band has been posting updates to the situation on their Facebook page.
The "haunting" tweet by Chase revealed the pair's plans to go duck hunting in Oklahoma despite the dangers of Winter Storm Goliath. Wind chills were as low as 15 degrees Fahrenheit (-9 degrees Celsius). "They are a very faith-based family".
"Chase lost his life in a duck hunting accident in Ponca City, Ok", Gellco Outdoors said on Facebook. The group has focused much of its attention at present on the hope that Craig will soon be found alive.
Craig and Helen Strickland. But Craig got his chance soon enough, and the two fell madly in love.
The search was called off Monday night "due to weather and fading lights". The search has been called for the night. Searches will resume on Tuesday.
She sent out another tweet to her followers three hours later with a renewed plea for prayers, writing: 'Craig is still missing. "We love you Craig Michael".
His wife Helen, former Miss Arkansas 2014, shared the following message on Twitter. They've performed with notable country music artists including Justin Moore and Dierks Bentley. The band had been scheduled to perform Thursday in Little Rock, Arkansas, but that show has been canceled.
Fans and friends asked for prayers on social media. He said the high for Tuesday is expected to be 32 degrees.