Campbellsville might soon join larger cities like Louisville and Lexington by passing an ordinance against public panhandling.
City Council had the first reading of a proposed ordinance at its regular meeting on Monday.
Campbellsville Mayor Tony Young said people are often seen holding signs requesting money or food in highly trafficked areas in the community. He said Campbellsville Police Chief Tim Hazlette has suggested a ban on panhandling because of concerns for public safety.
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