Last updateWed, 30 Jul 2014 1pm


Bretz named Citizen of the Year by chamber

The local business community celebrated another successful year together at the 18th Annual Cuba Area Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet at Recklein Auditorium on Friday, May 2. Several awards were handed out that evening, with the highlight coming at the end of the night, when longtime chamber volunteer Norma Bretz received the Citizen of the Year Award.


MS&T students present proposals for city improvements

Seating in the Country Kitchen restaurant’s conference room was hard to come by when engineering students from Missouri University of Science and Technology met with city officials and business leaders to discuss the improvement projects they’ve surveyed this spring. The recent meeting was the culmination of the students’ work, as they provided possible solutions for improving a number of city-related infrastructure troubles, from sidewalks in disrepair to renovations needed at Recklein Auditorium.


Board member not sure about biometrics ID system at schools

Could a finger scan be the future of data tracking at Cuba R-2 Schools? Not until more information about what it fully means for students and parents, and some school board members may not favor the idea due to privacy concerns.

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Volunteer encourages city to continue supporting animal shelter

Great things are going on at the Cuba Animal Control facility, and shelter volunteer Jane Reed let the city council know all about it at their meeting on April 15.

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City didn't bid for sale of old firehouse property

The city council has sold a piece of real estate near Cuba City Hall but never formally put the property up for sale to the public.

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Viva Cuba plans 30th annual Trash Bash

    For 30 years, Viva Cuba and other groups have been kicking off the spring season with an annual Trash Bash and city cleanup. This year they would like to invite you to bring your gloves and tools and take part in this tradition for a cleaner Cuba.