County commissioners court lifts burn ban
There has been sufficient rain in recent weeks to end the burn ban in DeWitt County.
At Monday’s meeting of commissioners court, the county reviewed the drought index and threat of brush fires. They determined the moisture level has improved and pastures are seeing some green growth.
With that information, the court agreed to lift the burn ban immediately.
The current burn ban has been in effect since Dec. 10, 2012.
Read more in this week's edition of the Record.