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Cuba News

Problem at substation caused blackout

Things went dark all across Cuba last Thursday when a power outage at the Sho-Me Power Electric Cooperative caused a temporary, daytime electrical failure that blacked out the entire town for approximately 90 minutes. After some emergency repairs were made, the power was restored without further complications or interruptions—but not before lunchtime business ground to a halt and schools were forced to close early.

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Covenant Praise holding a Block Party on Halloween Night

Covenant Praise Church of God is holding a Block Party on Halloween Night, and you’re invited. The party is intended to give kids an alternative source of entertainment on the holiday dedicated to witches, ghosts, goblins, and ghouls.

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Former Soulard bluesman now calls Cuba his home

Guitarist's new band to play at East Office on Oct. 4

It has been a long road to recovery for a St. Louis-born blues guitarist that now calls Cuba his home. After suffering a debilitating mini-stroke that ended his musical career, the bluesman Little David is coming out of retirement to perform again. His new band is scheduled to play at East Office Bar & Grill on the first Saturday night of October.

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City installs lighting after vandalism at park bathrooms

New nighttime lighting will be installed at Tangle Creek Park to help counteract ongoing vandalism problems on the city park property.

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Construction going as planned at R-2 Schools

Renovations at the Cuba R-2 School District campus went smoothly this summer, with the interior work finished on schedule and on time for the start of the school year. New construction at the high school is now under way, with a target date of mid-October to finish the outside work. All construction projects should be completed at the campus by Christmastime.

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