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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

July 23, 2015 14280

UPDATE: Family Confirms Body of Missing Teen…

by Shawn Freels, SurfKY News
July 23, 2015 4246

Woman Accused of Striking Juvenile with Metal Belt

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 4167

Death of Central City Man in Dawson Springs Under…

by SurfKY News
July 22, 2015 4117

No. 9 Steakhouse Suffers Fire; Owners Vow to…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 22, 2015 3826

UPDATE - GPD Recovers Stolen Vehicle, Arrest Made

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

July 02, 2015 19282

Emergency Response Team on Scene of Standoff on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 17, 2015 15255

Muhlenberg Most Wanted - Top 10

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

July 27, 2015 4167

Death of Central City Man in Dawson Springs Under…

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 3234

School System Announces Free Lunch/Breakfast at…

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 1202

Family Needs Help in Paying 18-Year-Old's Funeral…

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 1005

Baptist Health Names Regional Marketing, Public…

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 961

New Madisonville Public Parking Area Announcement

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 848

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released –…

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 647

Dawson Springs Police Reports Released

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 525

Missions in a Belizean Paradise

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 496

Pet of the Day - Charlie

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 466

Two Vehicle Motorcycle Injury Accident

by SurfKY News