alcohol beverage control http://wkms.org en McCracken County Will Consider Election Day Alcohol Sales http://wkms.org/post/mccracken-county-will-consider-election-day-alcohol-sales <p class="p1">The McCracken County Fiscal Court will soon be deciding whether or not to keep a nearly century old law that prohibits the sale of alcohol from 6AM to 6PM on election days.&nbsp;</p><p class="p1"> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 01:57:22 +0000 John Paul Henry 36869 at http://wkms.org McCracken County Will Consider Election Day Alcohol Sales ABC Cracking Down On Underage Drinking http://wkms.org/post/abc-cracking-down-underage-drinking <p></p><p>Kentucky officials say a crackdown on underage drinking has resulted in dozens of citations being handed out.</p><p>The Kentucky Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control&#39;s &quot;Cops in Shops&quot; program has given 154 alcohol-related citations since the effort started August 29. A total of 94 underage possession citations have been issued. Mon, 14 Oct 2013 11:46:57 +0000 The Associated Press 35684 at http://wkms.org ABC Cracking Down On Underage Drinking Quarterly Alcohol Report Shows Increase in City Tax Revenue, DUIs http://wkms.org/post/quarterly-alcohol-report-shows-increase-city-tax-revenue-duis <p>Quarterly profits from alcohol sales in Murray are going up as the city continues to fill the number of package stores the state permits.</p><p>Murray Police Sergeant Kendra Clere says the city’s 8 percent sales tax on alcohol has brought in almost $193,000 since January.</p><p>Clere told the City Council yesterday that DUIs and alcoholic intoxication charges have also risen, but says she expects those numbers with more officers working DUI calls. Fri, 10 May 2013 16:52:02 +0000 Austin Ramsey 31603 at http://wkms.org Quarterly Alcohol Report Shows Increase in City Tax Revenue, DUIs Alcoholic Beverage Control Task Force Looking at "Non-Controversial" Issues http://wkms.org/post/alcoholic-beverage-control-task-force-looking-non-controversial-issues <p>A task force aimed at overhauling Kentucky's alcoholic-beverage regulations is intentionally avoiding larger issues. Task-force member Senator Jimmy Higdon says the panel wanted to have consensus on all proposed changes. He says the group didn't address&nbsp; controversial alcohol laws like closing bars during elections and preventing alcohol sales in groceries while allowing them in drug stores. Mon, 26 Nov 2012 18:42:11 +0000 Angela Hatton 24910 at http://wkms.org Alcoholic Beverage Control Task Force Looking at "Non-Controversial" Issues Beer sales see rapid growth in Murray http://wkms.org/post/beer-sales-see-rapid-growth-murray <p>Package sales of beer are skyrocketing in Murray, according to one of the region's largest distributors. Golden Eagle Distributing transports all Anheuser-Busch Products in the Purchase area. The company is already having to extend its sales routes to almost triple the amount of locations. Company president Mark Meisenheimer&nbsp; says the company has never seen this large an increase in sales and expects business will only keep growing. Tue, 20 Nov 2012 21:31:52 +0000 John Walker 24748 at http://wkms.org Beer sales see rapid growth in Murray Kentucky Alcohol Law Task Force Meeting in Louisville http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-alcohol-law-task-force-meeting-louisville <p></p><p>The Governor's Task Force on the Study of Alcoholic Beverage Control Laws is scheduled to meet in Louisville today. Chairman Bob Vance says the meeting allows the public to comment on issues involving licensing, local option elections, and public safety issues involving the sale of alcoholic beverages. Thu, 08 Nov 2012 13:13:21 +0000 Shelly Baskin & The Associated Press 24259 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Alcohol Law Task Force Meeting in Louisville Murray Issues First Retail Alcohol Licenses http://wkms.org/post/murray-issues-first-retail-alcohol-licenses <p>Murray’s Alcohol Beverage Control Administrator has issued the city’s first retail alcohol licenses. Sergeant Kendra Clere says two gas stations and a pharmacy received beer licenses today. Clere expects to issue more alcohol licenses this week as state ABC officials confirm more applications. However, package alcohol stores will likely not open for several more weeks because the process of reviewing those applications takes longer. Mon, 22 Oct 2012 20:55:34 +0000 Angela Hatton 23557 at http://wkms.org Murray Issues First Retail Alcohol Licenses City of Princeton Continues to Accept Alcohol License Applications http://wkms.org/post/city-princeton-continues-accept-alcohol-license-applications <p>Individuals are filing alcohol license applications in Princeton. City Alcohol Beverage Control Administrator Brent Thompson says six convenience stores have applied for beer licenses, and one restaurant has put in a liquor-by-the-drink license application. Thompson’s also received four requests for package store licenses. State regulation limits the city to only two package stores. Thompson says state ABC officials will decide who gets a license. Mon, 22 Oct 2012 19:47:21 +0000 Angela Hatton 23549 at http://wkms.org City of Princeton Continues to Accept Alcohol License Applications ABC Reviewing Murray Alcohol License Sites http://wkms.org/post/abc-reviewing-murray-alcohol-license-sites <p>Alcohol Beverage Control inspectors are evaluating locations in Murray that have applied for alcohol licenses. City ABC Administrator Sergeant Kendra Clere says the 30-day window for licenses closed last week. State quotas limit Murray to eight package liquor stores and seven taverns. Fri, 19 Oct 2012 19:29:56 +0000 Angela Hatton 23468 at http://wkms.org ABC Reviewing Murray Alcohol License Sites Confusion Over Future Liquor Sales Leads to Strange Partnerships http://wkms.org/post/confusion-over-future-liquor-sales-leads-strange-partnerships <p><font size="2">A recent ruling by a federal judge has turned Kentucky’'s liquor sales environment into a state of confusion.<br><br>The judge struck down Kentucky laws that prohibit liquor sales in grocery stores and gas stations, calling it unconstitutional. He has since decided to place that ruling&nbsp; on hold to let Kentucky lawmakers see if they can write a better law.<font size="2"> </font></font> Mon, 15 Oct 2012 18:08:04 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 23255 at http://wkms.org Confusion Over Future Liquor Sales Leads to Strange Partnerships