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Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017
2007 Houston Mull Scholarship Cattle Drive

About 250 riders gathered at the Robin and Brenda Mull farm on Saturday, Nov. 3, for the fourth annual Houston Mull FFA Memorial Scholarship Cattle Drive. Trent Loos, national farm activist and radio personality, led the riders and about 100 Longhorns, on a 12-mile trail that ended up going right through the heart of Malta Bend, on his "pink" mule.

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National agriculture activist and radio personality Trent Loos carries a U.S. flag and rides his "pink" mule while leading the first day of the extended Houston E. Mull Memorial FFA Scholarship Cattle Drive. The flag was flown over the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq and donated by Captain Daniel Swanson. The flag will be auctioned off on Saturday, Nov. 3, after the steak fry, to be held at the Mull farm at approximately 5 p.m. (Marcia Gorrell/Democrat-News)

Out riders waited on west side of U.S. Highway 65 as other riders worked to get the Longhorns to cross during the extended cattle drive on Thursday, Nov. 1. (Marcia Gorrell/Democrat-News)

Cattle began crossing U.S. Highway 65. (Marcia Gorrell/Democrat-News)

Two lanes down, two to go! (Marcia Gorrell/Democrat-News)

Four lanes down and only about 18 miles to go. (Marcia Gorrell/Democrat-News)

Cattle see the highway shed ahead and wonder if there is anything good to eat. (Marcia Gorrell/Democrat-News)

And the race is off! (Marcia Gorrell/Democrat-News)

Up, up, up... they go! (Marcia Gorrell/Democrat-News)

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