The Mineral County Trust Property Auction went better than expected when 18 pieces of property were auctioned off to bidders on Friday, April 22.

Most property auctioned was home, invarious degrees of condition, were sold at during the live auction for the collection of delinquent taxes, penalties, interest and administrative costs.

The old Cactus Theatre, which has not been in operation for many years, was sold for over $10,000. It is unknown what the current plans are for the property.

Those who bid the highest have a limited amount of time in which to bring the property up to code or have the buildings demolished.

In total, Mineral County property was purchased at auction in the amount of $164,942.