alcohol sales http://wkms.org en Appeals Court To Weigh In On Liquor Sales http://wkms.org/post/appeals-court-weigh-liquor-sales <p></p><p>A federal appeals court is set to consider the validity of a ruling striking down Kentucky's seven-decade old ban on grocery stores, gas stations and other retailers selling wine and liquor.</p><p>The U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals has scheduled oral arguments for November 19 in Cincinnati in an appeal brought by the state's Alcoholic Beverage Control Department. Tue, 05 Nov 2013 13:09:26 +0000 The Associated Press 36300 at http://wkms.org Appeals Court To Weigh In On Liquor Sales 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 Tennessee lawmakers to decide fate of supermarket wine http://wkms.org/post/tennessee-lawmakers-decide-fate-supermarket-wine <p></p><p>Tennessee lawmakers are poised to decide this week whether a proposal to allow supermarket wine sales moves ahead.&nbsp; The bill to overhaul the current system preventing shoppers from buying wine alongside groceries faces votes in both House and Senate committees this week. Mon, 25 Feb 2013 16:03:07 +0000 Todd Hatton & The Associated Press 28491 at http://wkms.org Tennessee lawmakers to decide fate of supermarket wine 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 Princeton City Council Hears Second Reading of Alcohol Ordinance http://wkms.org/post/princeton-city-council-hears-second-reading-alcohol-ordinance <p>The Princeton City Council holds the second reading of its proposed alcohol ordinance tonight. City residents voted in August to go wet. The proposed measure allows businesses to sell alcohol from 7 a.m. to midnight, except on Sunday. Liquor stores may not be located within 1,000 feet of a school or within 200 feet of a church. Mon, 01 Oct 2012 16:54:08 +0000 Angela Hatton 22695 at http://wkms.org Princeton City Council Hears Second Reading of Alcohol Ordinance the morning cram [lost your marbles? maybe they're in Springfield edition] http://wkms.org/post/morning-cram-lost-your-marbles-maybe-theyre-springfield-edition <p><strong>Today on NPR:</strong></p><p>Apparently, male snails make good <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/09/06/160627329/whos-your-daddy-male-snail-carries-eggs-as-cargo">adoptive</a> fathers.</p><p></p><p><strong>In Kentucky:</strong></p><p>The Commonwealth, and a liquor store, are trying to <a href="http://wkms.drupal.publicbroadcasting.net/post/state-seeks-keep-ky-liquor-law-place">block alcohol sales</a> in groceries.</p> Thu, 06 Sep 2012 13:10:45 +0000 Todd Hatton 21773 at http://wkms.org the morning cram [lost your marbles? maybe they're in Springfield edition] State seeks to keep Ky. liquor law in place http://wkms.org/post/state-seeks-keep-ky-liquor-law-place <p>Kentucky officials and a package liquor store are asking a federal judge to stop enforcement of a ruling that would allow grocery stores and other outlets to sell alcohol.&nbsp; In motions filed Wednesday, the state Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control and The Party Source store told U.S. Thu, 06 Sep 2012 12:51:16 +0000 Todd Hatton & The Associated Press 21768 at http://wkms.org State seeks to keep Ky. liquor law in place