Missing Artist Rendition Of Bull Prompts Rodeo Hall Of Fame Group To Post Reward


By Paul Johnson

Gooding, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - A stolen blue hand painted and decorated wooden Long Horn Steer has the Idaho Rodeo Hall of Fame upset. Lonnie LeaVell, the president of the group said they are offering a $500 reward for the information leading to the arrest and conviction of the people involved in the theft. The artwork was in front of the Franklin Building Supply in Gooding. It had the Franklin Building Supply logo on the left hip. According to the Gooding Police Department a suspect has been identified and interviewed. The bull was “randomly placed in the back of a White F-150 pickup, parked somewhere in the vicinity of the 100 block of Main Street. Police are asking that if you know the current location of the artwork, that you call the police department at 934-8436.
The president of the Hall of Fame said “This is very upsetting with approximately 50 businesses participating in a downtown project.”

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