Burn ban issued in Jones County
ANSON, Texas - Jones County commissioners issued a burn ban on Monday. That means it is illegal to do outdoor burning of any waste, for the next 90 days, unless it is contained within a covered barrel or is for agricultural purposes. Violators could face a fine up to $500. Anyone who wants to claim the agricultural exemption must call Jones County Dispatch at (325) 823-4604 at least one hour prior to burning. Taylor County issued a burn ban on Aug. 1.