golden laurel2

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (4/2/13) - Thad Cartwright, a resident of Browder in Muhlenberg County, and an avid bow hunter, has received official classification of taker of World Record Buck status.

Cartwright's very large, and very unusual, velvet buck was measured by Steve Lucas of BTR Buckmasters in the Archery Category, and is the new world record buck. This deer had a gross measurement score of 273 2/8 inch. On top of that, Cartwright has also won the Golden Laurel Citation Award in the Buckmasters records books. This award is given for the best buck and best story of the actual hunt. Only one buck per year is chosen for this award across the United States.

Officials have stated that Mr. Cartwright's world-record buck might be on display at this year's annual Kentucky Deer Classic, held each year in Greenville. This year's Deer Classic will be held on August 24.

CLICK HERE to visit the Buckmasters website.

Randy Adams
SurfKY News
Photo provided by Buckmasters

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Posted on 2/2/14
3/13 - 16
1 DOW 18,010.68
0.00 (0.00%)    
2 S&P 2,107.39
0.00 (0.00%)    
3 NASDAQ 5,070.03
0.00 (0.00%)    
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

May 27, 2015 7097

VIDEO: Sparks Fly Over Hanson Rezoning Issue

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 28, 2015 5790

Four Charged with Burglary for Entering Elderly…

by SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 4043

Can Sunscreen Save Your Life?

by Melissa Patrick
May 27, 2015 3957

Midnight Ride on Rabbit Ridge Ends in Jail

by SurfKY News
May 26, 2015 3371

Mandarin House Gearing Up to Open Soon

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

May 15, 2015 11086

New Madisonville Business In Full Operation Soon

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 8370

Missing 5-Year-Old Boy Found

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 29, 2015 1590

Hopkins County Grand Jury Indictments

by SurfKY News
May 29, 2015 1207

KSP Seeks Public Help in Locating Wanted Man

by SurfKY News
May 29, 2015 1142

Two Hopkins Countians to Receive MERR Scholarships

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 29, 2015 1031

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released - May…

by SurfKY News
May 29, 2015 884

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by SurfKY News
May 29, 2015 720

Blessing of the Bikes

by SurfKY News
May 29, 2015 539

NCM Motorsports Park Breaks Ground on Holley…

by National Corvette Museum
May 29, 2015 498

Market Commentary - May 29, 2015

by Randall L. Franklin
May 29, 2015 481

Boyd Advances to Eugene in Close Call at NCAA…

by UK Athletics