Hays approves Sunday liquor sales

Hays residents soon might be able to purchase alcohol on Sundays. The Hays City Commission unanimously approved an ordinance to allow Sunday liquor sales at Thursday’s meeting.

Liquor currently cannot be sold on Sundays in city limits, but it is available in rural Ellis County and nearby communities. Commissioner Lance Jones brought up the issue and said he had expected it to be controversial.

“So far, I still haven’t received any emails or phone calls in support or against this item,” he said. “I think it’s just something we ought to do. … I think it’s just getting rid of some regulation that should have never been there to start with.”

(Read more: Hays Daily News)