Signatures On Alcohol Petitions In Bowie Being Verified

Signatures are now being verified on three petitions seeking elections on alcohol sales in Montague County.

The Association for the Betterment of Bowie turned in the petitions on July 8th. The Association said it collected about 1,360 signatures needed to put the issues to a vote for southern Montague County.

The petitions ask for the following: To legalize the sale of mixed beverages In restaurants by food and beverage certificate holders only; legalize the sale of alcoholic beverages for off premises consumption only; and allow the legal sale of beer and wine.

Montague County is working to verify the signatures. If approved, a vote could be put on the November ballot.