Voters in five Kentucky cities vote to legalize or expand alcoholic beverage sales

ELIZABETHTOWN, Kentucky , October 5, 2011 () – Voters in five Kentucky cities have voted to legalize or expand alcoholic beverage sales.

In Hardin County, Elizabethtown voted 3,051 yes to 2,021 no, Radcliff's totals were 1,567 yes to 1,025 no, and Vine Grove tallied 475 yes to 328 no, The New-Enterprise reported.

In Todd County in western Kentucky, Guthrie voted 196 to 62 to expand sales, County Clerk Kim Chapman said. Guthrie, Radcliff and Elizabethtown already allow alcohol sales in restaurants with 100 or more seats.

Junction City in Boyle County in central Kentucky passed its measure by three votes, 198 to 195, the Lexington Herald-Leader reported. Liquor stores selling wine and distilled spirits will be allowed, as will the sale of beer by the package or by the drink.

© 2020 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.