More Oklahoma counties seeking liquor-by-the-drink sales
August 6, 2017
WAURIKA, Okla. (AP) — Waurika Chamber of Commerce member Jessica Coody is worried about the county's businesses.
The county doesn't allow liquor-by-the-drink sales, so establishments have to sell low-point beer. At Waurika's annual Rattlesnake Festival, the fire department's fundraiser is selling beer.
But on Oct. 1, 2018, only high-point beer will be available in Oklahoma. Jefferson and 17 other counties that do not allow liquor-by-the-drink sales will no longer be able to sell beer.
Alcoholic Beverage Laws Enforcement Commission Director A. Keith Burt said the agency has heard also from...