liquor sales http://wkms.org en Hopkinsville Council Approves New Alcohol Ordinance http://wkms.org/post/hopkinsville-council-approves-new-alcohol-ordinance <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The </span>Hopkinsville<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> City Council approved a new ordinance at a special meeting yesterday which would lift restrictions on liquor sales outside of the downtown district. However, several council members were concerned that the current zoning ordinance wouldn’t prevent bars and liquor stores from opening near schools and churches and decided to postpone lifting the restriction until January</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">1</span><sup>st</sup><span style="line-height: 1.5;">of</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> 2014.</span></p><p> Fri, 07 Jun 2013 18:55:45 +0000 Rob Canning 31922 at http://wkms.org Hopkinsville Council Approves New Alcohol Ordinance Bill Blocking Groceries from Selling Wine and Liquor Advances to House Floor http://wkms.org/post/bill-blocking-groceries-selling-wine-and-liquor-advances-house-floor <p></p><p style="margin:0px 0px 15px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-size:15px;vertical-align:baseline;color:rgb(51,51,51);font-family:Georgia,Times,serif;line-height:22px">A bill that would effectively block grocery stores from selling wine and liquor—and&nbsp;ban wine and liquor sales in new pharmacies—was approved today in a state House committee.</p><p style="margin:0px 0px 15px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-size:15px;vertical-align:baseline;color:rgb(51,51,51);font-family:Georgia,Times,serif;line-height:22px">Under the legislation, grocery stores could still sell alcohol from an adjoined structure with a separate entrance.&nbsp;</p><p style="margin:0px 0px 15px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-size:15px;vertical-align:baseline;color:rgb(51,51,51);font-family:Georgia,Times,serif;line-height:22px">Current law does not allow people younger than 21 to enter a place which sells wine and package liquor, which has prevented sales in grocery stores in the past. Fri, 15 Feb 2013 11:32:33 +0000 Rae Hodge 28106 at http://wkms.org Bill Blocking Groceries from Selling Wine and Liquor Advances to House Floor 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