Tad Walch, Deseret News
Teachers, administrators and students arrive at the Maeser Building in the BYU campus to attend the first LDS Educators Association conference on Saturday, July 15, 2017.

Here’s a look at the news for Aug. 1.

BYU still stone-cold sober

Brigham Young University has been ranked as the most sober school in the country for the 20th straight year, according to the Deseret News.

Princeton Review’s stone cold sober rankings, which started 20 years ago, said BYU students consume the least amount of booze nationwide.

The Provo university is celebrating with a competition. A golden ticket hides under bottles of chocolate milk. Anyone who finds it will receive free chocolate milk for life, according to the Deseret News.

"To celebrate, we're going to give away a ridiculous amount of chocolate milk," the school's Twitter account tweeted.

Read more at the Deseret News.

Ott’s office may have violated nepotism rule

Utah State Auditor John Dougall found that the Salt Lake County Recorder's Office may have violated a nepotism ordinance, according to the Deseret News.

Dougall said in a letter to the Deseret news that an employee, Karen Sanone, who is in a legal battle with Ott’s family over guardianship, “cohabited” with Ott, which would be a violation of an ordinance within the county.

"We believe that (Sanone) could reasonably be considered a 'household member' of the recorder," Dougall wrote.

Dougall’s report also said that Ott did not control any finances since January 2014.

Read more at the Deseret News.

Trump helped his son develop misleading statement

President Donald Trump helped his son, Donald Trump Jr., develop what would prove to be a misleading statement about his meeting with a Russian lawyer, according to the Washington Post.

Originally, Trump Jr. planned to offer a truthful statement about a New York Times report, which revealed that Trump Jr. had met with Russian lawyers seeking information about Hillary Clinton.

But Trump ordered for his son to change his statement, insiders told the Washington Post.

Instead, “Trump personally decided to have the statement say Trump Jr. had met with the lawyer, Natalia Veselnitskaya, to discuss adoption of Russian children by people in the U.S.,” according to CNN.

Read more at The Washington Post.

Holland withdraws missionary story

Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints withdrew a story on Monday about a spiritual rescue that proved false, according to the Deseret News.

The story, which gained broad attention on social media and among church members, had a number inaccuracies.

The story, which focused on a man who left his family 20 years ago and later was found by his brother who was serving a mission had been told to church leaders as well.

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“A few weeks ago when speaking to new mission presidents at the Missionary Training Center, I shared a story about two brothers, just as I heard it from individuals who knew the family and had heard it recounted by a family member,” Holland said in a statement. “Within a few days, my office was contacted by the family, who expressed concern that some elements of that account were not accurate due to embellishing by a family member.”

Read more at the Deseret News.

Golfer nails a hole-in-one

Golfer Marcel Siem hit a hole-in-one over the weekend. But this one not only won him a new Porsche, but the ball went directly into the hole through a straight shot.