Burn ban goes away for a week

The rural outdoor burning ban in Milam County has been lifted for one week by County Judge Dave Barkemeyer.

Barkemeyer told Milam Count y commissioners on Monday that the ban has been temporarily lifted and will be reimposed at 12-noon Wednesday, June 1.

Severa l areas of Milam County have received precipitation over the past two weeks. While Rockdale has received just under two inches, higher totals have been reported in the northern part of Milam.

There’s a permanent outdoor burn ban inside the city limits of Rockdale.

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