Area residents who havenâ€™t paid their property taxes have until the end of January to ante up their 2010 tabs or face penalties and interest, according to local tax officials.
Area property owners can avoid the annual last-minute dash to pay their taxes by getting them out of the way early in the month, according to County Tax Assessor Kathy Sayles.
Time is running out for area residents looking to get rid of their mountain of Christmas trash â€” wrapping paper, boxes, bows â€” without a trip to the landfill.
Trash containers set up last week in the parking lots of Coronado Plaza, Big Spring Mall, College Park Shopping Center, Howard County Fair Barn and in the 700 block of N. Gregg Street are set to be removed Wednesday, according to officials with the city of Big Spring.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Monday and 7 a.m. today:
â€¢ GRACIELA LEAL, 39, of 505 S. Aylesford, was arrested Monday on a warrant for of failure to maintain financial responsibility.
â€¢ CODY NICOLAS SPOLLINO, 23, of 3910 Parkway, was arrested Monday on warrants for possession of marijuana â€“ two ounces or less and delivery of marijuana â€“ less than Â¼ ounce.
â€¢ RODOLFO GONZALES JR., 49, of 1601 Johnson, was arrested Monday on a warrant from another agency.
â€¢ CRIMINAL MISCHIEF was reported:
In the 3200 block of Drexel.