Article by W. Clay Crook-
The second reading of an ordinance to amend the Lexington Municipal Code was read and approved that allows the sale of intoxicating liquors for on premises consumption and allows the city to levy a privilege tax. Mayor Griggs explained that this change was to put the city ordinances into compliance with state code, which required the change once the referendum was approved. He also explained that licensing for liquor by the drink goes through a state application and not through the city of Lexington. A second reading was also approved that allows sale and use of beer until…
For the complete story, see the January 16th edition of The Lexington Progress.