Somerset voters to decide between wet, dry status

SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) - Voters in Somerset will decide later this
month if the central Kentucky city keeps the distinction of being
the largest city in the state not to have any kind of legal alcohol
sales.
A vote on whether to allow both the capacity to serve both
alcohol in retail packages and drinks in dining establishments is
set for June 26.
Kentucky League of Cities research manager Joseph Coleman says that Somerset, with a population of 11,196, gained the distinction of being Kentucky's most populated city without booze sales after Berea approved alcohol by the drink in April.
Coleman said that there are three other cities slightly ahead of
Somerset on the population list , Georgetown at 29,098, Murray at
17,741, and Glasgow at 14,028, with limited sales.


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