Archive for November, 2004

Too many bars can bring problems, Liquor Commission says

Saturday, November 27th, 2004

Published November 27, 2004
BY NANCY HICKS
LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR

Too many bars and liquor stores in neighborhoods or small towns can mean major law enforcement headaches and extra social problems.

So the Nebraska Liquor Control Commission would like additional power to use liquor license density as a specific factor in licensing decisions.

And Whiteclay, until recently home to 14 people and four beer stores, isn’t the only reason for this proposed change in state law. (more…)

Judge: Liquor license should have been granted in Whiteclay

Wednesday, November 17th, 2004

Published November 17, 2004
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

LINCOLN, Neb. – The son of a one-time Whiteclay beer store owner should have been granted a liquor license to run the family business in the border town, a judge ruled Wednesday.

Lancaster County District Judge Jeffre Cheuvront overturned an April decision of the Nebraska Liquor Control Commission denying Jason Schwarting’s application for a license to sell beer from the Arrowhead Inn. (more…)