Latest Alcohol laws of Missouri Stories

2008-07-17 00:00:25

By GAVIN LESNICK, Courier & Press staff writer 464-7449 or lesnickg@courierpress.com New alcoholic beverage regulations and enforcement laws that went into effect July 1 in Indiana mean changes ranging from allowing alcohol sales on New Year's Day to limiting the number of permits allowed in each community to mandating training for beverage servers. Indiana State Excise Police Master Officer Scott Bedwell said the new laws, which range from big changes to procedural tweaks, are among...

2008-07-09 09:00:42

Seventy-five years after the repeal of Prohibition, state lawmakers across the country are marking the anniversary by relaxing or eliminating some laws that have restricted alcohol sales since as long ago as the 1930s. Colorado this week became the 35th state _ and 13th since 2002 _ to allow residents to buy alcohol on Sundays when a measure that won the approval of the General Assembly and Democratic Gov. Bill Ritter in April formally took effect. The new law replaces a 1933 state statute...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'