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Cuba PD looking to improve its image through community outreach

The Cuba Police Department is actively working to improve its image in the local community. Through a variety of outreach programs, officers working for the city of Cuba hope to overcome some of the negative public perceptions of law enforcement that have arisen in recent times. Incidents such as the police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson have given rise to negative views of law enforcement, and Cuba’s police force wants its community to know that it is there to serve the people and to protect its citizens.

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Cuba man arrested for theft of trailer, scrap metal

A Cuba man was taken into police custody on suspicion that he stole sheets of tin valued at about $120 and a trailer worth $1,800. Curtis A. Stovall, age 36, of Cuba, was arrested for receiving stolen property, misdemeanor stealing, and trespassing in the first degree.

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School board starts search for next superintendent

The search for a new superintendent of schools in Cuba is ready to begin. Johnny Thompson, superintendent of Crawford County R-2 Schools, has already announced his intention to retire at the end of his current contract agreement, and so the time has come for the board of education to begin looking for his eventual replacement.

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Council agrees to go back to 5 p.m. start time for meetings

The city council is changing its start time for regular meetings. Again.


Winter Weather Awareness Day set for Nov. 19

The National Weather Service (NWS) along with the Missouri Department of Public Safety (DPS), City of Cuba Emergency Management Agency, Missouri State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), the Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS), the Missouri Highway Patrol (MHP), and the State Fire Marshal, has designated November 19, 2014 as Winter Weather Awareness Day. Winter storms and cold temperatures can be extremely dangerous. We urge people to use this day to review the hazards and safety rules of winter weather so they are prepared for the upcoming winter season.