Sorry, you need to enable JavaScript to visit this website.

Commissioners decide against implementing county burn ban ANDREWS – The commissioners court on Tuesday considered authorizing an order for a local burn ban, but in the end decided against it. Precinct 4 Commissioner Jim Waldrop wanted the court to look into the possibility. Andrews County Fire Marshal Mike Cook told commissioners conditions are presently dry, but the county’s drought index number—which was at around 505 last week—actually decreased some on Tuesday. Ordering a burn ban at this point also wouldn’t result in certain fireworks being prohibited, Cook added. A ban of rockets and missiles comes into play when the drought index number reaches 575 ...

PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!

Lamesa Press-Reporter

P.O. Box 710
Lamesa, TX 79331