MOBILE, Ala. (WPMI) A group of cowboys on a long ride made a stop in the Port City this week.
Steven Hawke and his team are taking part in a 30,000 mile, five year trail ride. They've gone 650 miles so far.
The group was passing by the cannon in Midtown Wednesday as students and local leaders slapped a couple coats of blue and gold paint on it.
"This is an amazing concept. I understand that the kids used to get in trouble for painting it, and it's a real step forward to have a city that comes up and says you know what, this is just fun, it's not damaging anything. It's great for moral," said Steven Hawke.
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