VIDEO: Tennessee man lassoes calf on highway

NASHVILLE, TN (WKRN) – A West Tennessee sheriff has gone viral on Facebook after a calf got loose and was running down a highway.

Sheriff Monte Belew of Henry County enlisted the help of a friend to lasso the baby cow and clear the road.

The friend, the sheriff’s “ole buddy David Bevil,” rode on top of his patrol car while swirling the rope in the air.

Bevil throws and lassos the calf as the sheriff laughs and yells, “We got him!”

Sheriff Belew posted the video his Facebook page and it has since gone viral. It has been viewed more than 3 million times and has more than 32,000 shares. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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