Greene County Issues Burn Ban

PARAGOULD, AR - Citing extremely dry conditions in his county, Greene County Judge Jesse Dollars this morning issued a temporary ban on outdoor burning within the county's borders.

According to the resolution, "Due to the extensive dryness in the county and the danger of fire and spread of fire within the county, and in accordance with sound safety practices, now, therefore be it ordered, that a ban on all open-air refuse burning is now in effect."