Last updateWed, 23 Apr 2014 3pm


Fredbird coming to Midwest grand opening

    The Midwest Petroleum Travel Plaza in Cuba has recently completed some major upgrades, including a rebranding to Phillips 66, and the company is celebrating with a “Grand Opening Extravaganza” May 5-10. The truck stop will be offering great deals all week, along with events and chances to win some fantastic prizes. Attendees might also run into Fredbird.


City awards bid for summer holiday fireworks

J&M Displays was awarded the city’s bid for a fireworks display to celebrate the Fourth of July. But the event will actually take place on Saturday, July 5 at Hood Park, as J&M Displays was already contracted to shoot fireworks elsewhere on July 4.

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Council not sure of UTV for police department

More information will be needed before the city council approves of a plan for the Cuba Police Department to borrow a four-wheel drive utility vehicle from a local dealership’s sales floor.

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CHS drill team put together a terrific season

CHS drill team instructor Karisa Leathers called the Fall 2013 drill season “totally amazing.” It was another successful year for the Wildcat girls as they strutted their stuff in marching competitions and during halftime of the home football games.


Cuba Animal Control cat Patches finds the perfect match

Some stories tell themselves. They jump right out of life and slap themselves on the page, and you just have to step back let the story tell itself and then fill in a few details. This is one of those stories.


Wildcat dancing girls had a big year

The 2013-2014 Wildcat Dance Team had a very eventful and successful winter season, performing at halftime for all varsity basketball home games and traveling with the ball teams to perform at select tournaments on the road.