Magistrates approve alcohol law changes, allow Election Day sales
by Franklin Clark, Reporter -- fclark@cadizrecord.com
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Trigg County Judge Executive Hollis Alexander (above right) clarified Monday evening that people who had signed up for One Call Now will need to sign up separately for the Code Red system.</i>
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Trigg County Judge Executive Hollis Alexander (above right) clarified Monday evening that people who had signed up for One Call Now will need to sign up separately for the Code Red system.

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Trigg County’s amended alcohol ordinance, which primarily changes the liquor license names and allows for alcohol sales on Election Day, was formally adopted Monday evening.

On second reading, magistrates on the Trigg County Fiscal Court unanimously voted for the ordinance, with District Six Magistrate Larry Lawrence making the motion to approve and District Three Magistrate Jon Goodwin seconding. The ordinance will take effect next Wednesday with the ordinance’s publication in The Cadiz Record.

Former Trigg County Attorney H.B. Quinn, who drafted the original ordinance in late 2009 after the referendum was successful by 36 votes, again talked to magistrates about the changes but was much briefer than he was two weeks ago.

“We did go ahead and add … a declaration of economic hardship so the county would have more flexibility in pursuing certain things,” Quinn said.

For the rest of this story, see this week's issue of The Cadiz Record or subscribe to our e-Edition by calling 270-522-6605.
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