Last updateFri, 18 Apr 2014 10am


School board decides to keep smoking policy as is

School policy regarding the use of tobacco products by adults on the campus grounds will remain as it currently is in the handbook, following a decision by the Cuba R-2 Board of Education last week.

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Cuba Lakes invites city to join club as corporate member

The Cuba City Council has been invited to become a corporate member at Cuba Lakes Golf Club—at an annual fee of $10,000. With such a membership, the golf course’s amenities would be open to all city employees, as well as to the elected officials at city hall. The only problem appears to be the cost of admission.

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Race has become a community event

    The Sixth Annual “Race to the Rocker” will be held on March 22 in Cuba. The four-mile race from historic uptown Cuba to the site of the World’s Largest Rocking Chair in Fanning is sponsored by JOG, Inc. (Joggers of God, In Cuba). Proceeds from the event go to support local charities.


Severe Weather Awareness Week is March 3-7

The National Weather Service (NWS) and the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), along with City of Cuba Emergency Management Agency (EMA), have declared the week of March 3-7, 2014 as Severe Weather Awareness Week for Missouri.


City hopes voters renew capital improvement tax

Voters living inside the city limits of Cuba will decide the fate of a half-cent sales tax used for capital improvements. The Cuba City Council voted to place the half-cent sales tax proposition on the April 8 ballot for voter renewal, as the tax is scheduled to sunset in March 2015 if it isn’t renewed by the citizenry this year.

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Bouse and Abolt crowned CHS royalty at courtwarming-PHOTO GALLERY

Ryan Bouse and Rachel Abolt are now sporting royal crowns at Cuba High School. The seniors donned their new headgear when they were announced as the 2014 CHS Courtwarming king and queen at a coronation ceremony held on Feb. 7.

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