Latexo Will Not Sell Alcohol

A margin of 27 votes will keep the town of Latexo from selling alcohol.

In a special election, over the weekend town residents voted on whether to allow alcohol sales in Latexo.

45 votes were in favor of selling, but 67 votes were against it.

Supporters wanted to sell alcohol to help the town's economy. Opponents feared alcohol sales would cause more underage drinking and traffic accidents.