Burn Ban ordered Monday; grassfires burn 200 acres over weekend

A burn ban is in effect as of 3:20 Monday afternoon.

County Judge Allen Dodson said he ordered the burn ban because of low-humidity, seasonally dry vegetation and periodic high winds.

Over the weekend when more than a dozen grassfires burned 200 acres, and at one point on Saturday volunteer and professional firemen in the county were dealing with four grassfires at once.

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County may use 2016 surplus to pay off loan early, save money

The Faulkner County Quorum Court approved an ordinance giving County Judge Jim Baker the authority to pay off the construction loan for the Justice Building in October.

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