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.
Viva Cuba to paint Route 66 logos this spring
Always looking to make Cuba a better place in which to live, the nonprofit beautification organization Viva Cuba has a new project planned for the spring of 2014 that will further capitalize on the town’s Route 66 history.
Incumbents are the only candidates so far in city election
Those wishing to seek an elected position in the municipal races next April have until Tuesday, Jan. 21 to file their paperwork as candidates. As of this week, in the city races, only the incumbent candidates had filed.
School board debates hiring of financial advisor
To hire or not to hire a financial advisor to assist with future budget matters. That is the question the Cuba School Board is faced with, and the answer to it hasn’t been arrived at yet.
Cuba family injured, one seriously, in I-44 crash
Two current students at Cuba High School were injured, one of them seriously, when the SUV they were riding in struck two tractor-trailers on the interstate during Sunday’s snowstorm.