New liquor licenses attract little interest
Hill County residents have passed up an opportunity to open new taverns in the county.
Monday was the deadline to apply for the chance to float excess liquor licenses from other counties into Hill County, excluding Havre and Hingham, but no applications were filed, said Cynthia Piearson of the state Department of Revenue.
Jupe Compton, owner of the Palace Bar in Havre and president of the Hill County Tavern Association, said he didn't hear about anyone who was interested in applying. The Tavern Association has held a c...