Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Fayette | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Warren | Webster

Local Hunter's Deer Named as World Record Buck

 

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

© Copyright 2014 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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 by using one of the social media links below.

In Other News...

Spottsville Elementary Back to School Information

HENDERSON, Ky. (7/25/14) — The following events have been scheduled for Spottsville Elementary for the 2014-2015 school… Read More

Henderson County Police Reports

HENDERSON, Ky. (7/24/14) — The Henderson Police released the following reports. On July 23, 2014, Officer O'Nan located… Read More

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

July 22, 2014 3975

Madisonville Woman Charged With…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
July 21, 2014 2801

Five Sent to Hospital After Two-Vehicle…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
July 24, 2014 2464

Powderly Man Injured in Apparent Gun…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
July 21, 2014 2213

Business Spotlight - Painted Window Aims…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
July 21, 2014 2131

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - July…

in News by Madisonville Police Department

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

July 22, 2014 3975

Madisonville Woman Charged With…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
July 23, 2014 1900

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - July 23,…

in Top Stories by Crime Stoppers
July 24, 2014 1644

Madisonville Man Charged for Drugs,…

in Top Stories by Trooper Stu Recke
July 21, 2014 1218

Madisonville Fire Chief Announces…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
July 21, 2014 1166

Three Injured in Three-Vehicle Collision…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director

Most Read Stories from Owensboro

July 21, 2014 1410

Portion of Southeastern Parkway Closed…

in News by Beth Cecil
July 22, 2014 1105

Alliance for a Drug Free Owensboro and…

in News by Carla Shelton
July 23, 2014 1047

Owensboro Neighborhood Alliance Meeting…

in News by Sherry Girten
July 22, 2014 1040

Daviess County Traffic Advisory

in News by Keith Todd
July 23, 2014 886

Fall Baseball League Registrations

in News by Brittni Bunn

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

July 21, 2014 2801

Five Sent to Hospital After Two-Vehicle…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
July 24, 2014 2464

Powderly Man Injured in Apparent Gun…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
July 21, 2014 2213

Business Spotlight - Painted Window Aims…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
July 23, 2014 1639

Greenville Family Loses Home, Possessions…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
July 23, 2014 1279

Swinging for Sadie Raises $6,000 for…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News

SurfKY News Group, Inc. Central Office & Printing Division
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431  •  270.452.2249 (fax)
Main Number: 270.452.2727 (phone)  •  Printing Division Direct Line: 270.821.8600 (phone)

SurfKY Owensboro News Bureau
920 Frederica St. / Suite 210  •  Owensboro, KY 42301  •  270.683-8060 (phone)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social 06social 21social 22social 04social 03