The voters of Owen County have rejected a proposal that would have expanded alcohol sales. The final tally was 1,522 votes cast for expanded alcohol sales and 1,792 voting no, a difference of 270 votes. Owen County Clerk Joan Kincaid said she expected a 53-percent turnout early Tuesday. When all the results were official, only 44 percent of registered voters cast their ballots.
Owen Voters Say No to Alcohol Sales
By John Whitlock, Owenton News Herald & Molly Haines, Owenton News Herald • Jul 27, 2011