Barren County, Three Butler County Towns Vote to Go Wet
Voters in Barren County and three Butler County have voted to allow alcohol sales.
In Barren County, 4,651 people to expand alcohol sales, while 4,418 voted against it. That's a difference of just 233 votes out of more than 9,000 cast.
The group Move Barren County Forward led the support for turning Barren County wet. They said money being spent on liquor in other areas will now stay in Barren County.
Before Tuesday’s vote, Cave City had voted to go wet and alcohol sales by the drink were allowed in certain restaurants in Glasgow.
Metcalfe, Adair and Russell counties all voted to go wet this year.
It wasn’t a county-wide vote in Butler County, but the towns of Morgantown, Woodbury and Rochester all approved alcohol sales Tuesday night. Butler County voted to stay dry in January.