- Associated Press - Wednesday, February 3, 2016

BEAVER DAM, Ky. (AP) - Beaver Dam citizens have opted to allow alcohol sales in the city.

The Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer reports (bit.ly/1QcaC5G) residents voted Tuesday to legalize alcohol sales in the city’s first local option election in over a decade.

State law requires a 60-day interval before the election results are finalized and Beaver Dam officially becomes Kentucky’s latest “wet” city. Only then can individuals seek state and local licenses.

Due to its size, Beaver Dam qualifies for up to two liquor stores. Only seven restaurants in the city are currently eligible to serve alcohol by the drink.

Ohio County Clerk Bess Tichenor Ralph says the secretary of state’s office approved an election petition in order to allow the voting process to take place. Beaver Dam resident Michael Adkins began circulating the petition last spring.

___

Information from: Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer, https://www.messenger-inquirer.com


Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide