The campaign to promote a new literacy program at Cuba R-2 Schools is officially under way. School officials have been distributing registration forms for the Imagination Library program, and all preschool age children who live within the district’s boundaries are encouraged to sign up to receive free books.
Winter weather has forced changes to R-2 Schools calendar
The snow has continued to pile up this winter, and school days missed due to weather conditions have forced the administration at Cuba R-2 Schools to make changes to the calendar.
Busted water valve causes big damage at Cuba Food Pantry
Freezing temperatures led to a broken water pipe at the Cuba Food Pantry last week, and the damages to the building and its contents were considerable. Food distribution was halted while volunteers spent the week cleaning up the mess and sorting through what goods could be salvaged.
Superintendent gives school board update on new budget plans
School Superintendent Johnny Thompson gave the Cuba Board of Education an update on budget conditions last week as he prepares for the 2014-15 fiscal year that starts this summer.
Manhunt leads to arrest of Cuba man near Vienna
A Cuba man was taken into custody by the Maries County Sheriff’s Department following a high-speed chase last Saturday night. The manhunt ended between 9:30 and 10 p.m. on Sunday, with the arrest of Jeffery Lloyd Eaton, 45, of Cuba.