Liquor Petition Needs More Signatures

The Empire-Tribune reports on the group behind the measure to legalize liquor sales in Erath County stepping up their efforts as the petition deadline looms. Citizens for Responsible Beverage Laws needs 4,400 signatures from registered voters by 5 p.m. Friday, May 17th, for the measure to be placed on the November ballot. Phil Greer, owner of Greer’s Ranch Cafe, said the group is planning to visit businesses and knock on doors in the final days leading up to the deadline. Several local establishments are supporting the effort. Get the whole story online at