Coin toss decides alcohol sale vote for state park

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YOUR Vote: Alcohol Sales

PERRY COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- Alcohol will be sold at Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park in Perry County after a coin toss broke a tie vote from Tuesday’s elections, according to the county clerk.

Buckhorn voted to remain dry as a precinct, but the vote to allow alcohol sales at the state park ended in a 155-to-155 tie.

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State law allows a coin toss to break a tie for individual races and ballot issues.

At 2:00 p.m. Thursday, at the old Perry County courthouse, the official coin toss was held to break the tie.  Heads meant wet, tails meant dry.  The coin landed heads-up.