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Correction

In an article that appeared in the Aug. 20 edition of The Commercial, Lawrence Carroll was killed in a car accident at 9:34 a.m. The time was incorrect in the original article.

Area farmers able to burn even during ban

Despite the burn ban that was in effect for Jefferson County for the past several weeks before Friday's heavy rains, plumes of smoke could nevertheless be spotted on an almost daily basis rising from agricultural land in rural areas to the east of Pine Bluff.