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Randy Travis

Locals RUSHED to Jail

to Give Him $$$, Clothes

8/9/2012 7:05 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0809_gary_randy_travis_APRandy Travis was NOT wearing a Texas Longhorns hat at the time of his naked arrest ... it was a gift from a local attorney who rushed to the jail the second he heard the country star was in trouble. 

TMZ has learned ... moments after word got out about Travis' arrest, several locals raced over to the jail to help out -- one man posted Randy's cash bond and another man offered legal services right away.

The lawyer was Gary Corley ... who tells TMZ the area around Sherman, TX is a close-knit community where the people take care of each other ... and he wanted to "do the humanitarian thing" and help Travis.

0809_randy_travis_mug_subassetWhen Corley arrived to the jail, he briefly met with Randy, offered his services, and told him about the legion of photographers waiting outside the jail to shoot the singer.

Corley tells us he was wearing his Texas hat at the time, but decided Randy probably needed it more ... and literally gave him the cap right off of his head so the singer could shield his face from shutterbugs on his way out.

We're told Corley had a car waiting for Travis in case he wanted a ride ... but the man who posted  Randy's cash bond had already arranged for transportation ... so Randy went with his money man.

So far, we're told Randy has not officially hired an attorney ... but Corley says he'll be there if he needs him.


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this guy parties like a rock star! GO randy!

it would have only been better if they found two dead strippers in the back of his vehicle and a pound of cocaine.

805 days ago


Not guilty! I'm sure many sober people crash their car while driving naked around 3am then lay down in the middle of the road!

805 days ago


Yeah, that guy Corey looks like he has hat head. Nice fella.

805 days ago


if he had hit another car and kill someone, would those people still be rushing over to help his stupid ass out? if you're driving drunk, you need to be charged with attempted murder, because that's exactly what the **** it is...

805 days ago

Pudding Tang    

Of course, 'the friendly state' since Randy was in a sad state.

805 days ago


How do you spell "Trailer Park Trash!?!" Randy Travis...Correct ( :

805 days ago


All would have been fine had Randy been raised by Kathi Lee Gifford.

805 days ago


Yeah, sure the lawyer was being nice - trying to score a big whale of a client.

805 days ago

Grant MacDonald

804 days ago

Grant MacDonald

804 days ago


Doing the humane thing my ass. Corley just wanted to represent a famous singer. If he was doing the humane thing, he wouldn't have talked to the waiting press outside….which he obviously did.

804 days ago


WELL HE HAW!! Lawyer took the cap "literally off his head right there"

804 days ago

Pudding Tang    

Like one of my amazing friends once said, a case of 'poor bastard' syndrome.

804 days ago

Grant MacDonald

804 days ago


The "humanitarian thing" would have been to raise $21000 and donated it to MADD, and let Randy Travis spend his own dang money to bail his sorry butt out of jail. There is a WIDE berth between "good guy" and "fame whore."

804 days ago
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