Department of Economic Development announces expansion of Cuba electrical product manufacturer, expected creation of 47 new jobs
The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) announced today that a company that produces high quality electrical products will be expanding its manufacturing operations in Cuba. The expansion by Meramec Electrical Products will consist of a $5.7 million capital investment that is expected to create 47 new full-time jobs.
CHS Scholar Bowl team wins district, loses sectional
The Cuba High School scholar bowl team won its district tournament on April 13 and qualified for the sectional games on April 24. The Wildcats lost two of the three games it played at sectionals and thus did not qualify for the state championships.
CFD making address signs
The Cuba Fire Department is having trouble finding you and they want to correct that, especially in times of an emergency. To that end, firemen have started a new sign project that will not only improve fire, ambulance and police response times in the Cuba area, but all of Crawford County.
School will save $500,000 in bond payments
The Cuba School Board approved a proposal Thursday night that will save district taxpayers more than $500,000. The school is refunding (refinancing) its 2005 construction bonds.
Boeh hired as Lady Wildcats basketball coach
Despite an appeal from a large group of parents and students at last month’s Cuba School Board meeting and an impassioned plea from a taxpayer at this month’s meeting, former Lady Wildcats basketball coach Yancey Temple will not be returning to the bench for the 2013-14 season. Instead, the job has been giving to Cuba High School alumnus.
CHS may begin drug-testing program
Many Cuba High School students would be subject to drug testing as part of a proposed program currently being considered by the Board of Education. A draft proposal was presented to board members on Thursday night for their review. They could act on the proposal as early as next month.