Liquor Sale Initiative Petitions Available

The Empire-Tribune reports a group of local business owners is trying again to get a referendum on the ballot to allow the local sale of liquor, but this time, only within Stephenville city limits. They failed in the spring, falling short of collecting the 4,400 signatures required for a county-wide question to be placed on the ballot. This time, their focused on getting the initiative passed in Stephenville. Bull Nettle owner Court Cole says they need 1,662 signatures from registered voters to get it on the ballot in May. Bull Nettle and Greer’s Ranch Cafe have petitions available to sign. Read more online at;