restaurants http://wkms.org en Mayfield City Council Passes Public Area Smoking Ban Ordinance http://wkms.org/post/mayfield-city-council-passes-public-area-smoking-ban-ordinance <div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Mayfield has passed a new city-wide smoking ban in public buildings and restaurants.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The city council approved the ordinance's second reading yesterday 5 to 4. &nbsp;It passed the <a href="http://www.wkms.org/post/mayfield-city-council-passes-smoking-ban-ordinance-first-reading">first reading last month 6-4</a>. The ordinance is modeled after Paducah’s smoking ban.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Mayor Teresa Cantrell said the ordinance had been in the works for about 18 months and that it was out of concern for the health of residents as well as employees.</span></p> Tue, 09 Jul 2013 20:28:41 +0000 Rob Canning 32907 at http://wkms.org Mayfield City Council Passes Public Area Smoking Ban Ordinance Sunday Alcohol Sales at Restaurants Unlikely http://wkms.org/post/sunday-alcohol-sales-restaurants-unlikely <p></p><p>A Murray city councilman says the group’s decision to allow Sunday alcohol sales at a golf course sends mixed signals to the community even though the issue seems dead.</p><p>Councilman Greg Taylor is one of three council members who voted against allowing Sunday sales. He says in a previous reading of the ordinance that allowed sales at the Murray Country Club, the Public Safety Committee suggested Sunday restaurant sales as well. The restaurant language did not make it to a council vote.</p><p>Taylor says while the golf course can serve alcohol on Sundays, restaurants won’t anytime soon. Tue, 30 Apr 2013 21:33:49 +0000 Whitney Jones 31226 at http://wkms.org Sunday Alcohol Sales at Restaurants Unlikely The Morning Cram [rotten egg edition] http://wkms.org/post/morning-cram-rotten-egg-edition <p></p><p><strong>From NPR: </strong><a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2012/11/27/165907972/for-restaurants-food-waste-is-seen-as-low-priority">Food waste</a> is the No. 1 material going into landfills according to the Environmental Protection Agency. And a large chunk of it is coming from restaurants. All that wasted food doesn’t just make a rank smell, it’s contributing to global warming too. Tue, 27 Nov 2012 13:56:13 +0000 Whitney Jones 24949 at http://wkms.org The Morning Cram [rotten egg edition] Supporters Say Hopkinsville Smoke-Free Ordinance Good for Health, Economy http://wkms.org/post/supporters-say-hopkinsville-smoke-free-ordinance-good-health-economy <p>The Hopkinsville City Council is reviving a smoking ordinance proposed earlier this year. Committee of the whole members consider the measure Thursday to ban smoking from indoor places such as restaurants and bars. Mayor Dan Kemp proposed the new law in April, and it was set to come up for a vote in June. Wed, 22 Aug 2012 19:46:03 +0000 Angela Hatton 21139 at http://wkms.org Supporters Say Hopkinsville Smoke-Free Ordinance Good for Health, Economy