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Markers painted at Route 66 signposts

Take a short drive along the stretch of Route 66 that runs through Cuba, and you’re sure to notice the newly-painted, black and white stencils at various locations along the roadway.

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Meramec Electrical Products expands its Cuba factory

The Missouri Department of Economic Development joined company leaders of Meramec Electrical Products Co., at a grand opening ceremony to celebrate the completion of the company’s expanded facility located at 1 Industrial Drive in Cuba, Mo. The expansion project includes the creation of 84 new jobs and a $10.6 million capital investment.

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Cuba School Board Notes - Sept. 22, 2014

Crawford County R-2 (Cuba) School Board notes from the meeting of Sept. 22, 2014:

• Certified Public Accountant Joe Leathers presented the Cuba Board of Education with his audit report for the 2013-14 school budget year. It was a positive overall review, and there were no findings by Leathers with regard to internal controls or the district’s compliance with existing state and federal financial reporting laws. “In my mind, the administrative staff is very easy to work with, and they are doing a very good job,” said Leathers.

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Employee co-pay not reimbursed by city

The mayor’s vote helped settle a disagreement among city councilmen over the reimbursement of a city employee’s medical bill. At the Oct. 8 meeting of the Cuba Board of Aldermen, Mayor Ray Mortimeyer voted with three other aldermen in favor of a motion not to pay a $70 bill that would have reimbursed Lonnie Dickens for his co-pay costs associated with a doctor’s visit.

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Cuba Fest arts and crafts festival is this weekend

If it’s the third weekend in October, then it’s time for another Cuba Fest. Organizers of the annual arts and crafts fair in the historic Recklein District of Cuba will celebrate the 53rd year of the town fall festival, which features live music, entertainment, games and activities for kids, food and craft vendors, wine tasting, and much more.

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Get creative at a Spirals paint party

Looking for something fun and creative to do this fall? A paint party at Spirals Art Studio might be just what you’re looking for. For church groups, families, businesses, or just about anybody, a paint party is your chance to get creative in the studio without any past art experience being necessary.

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