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Cuba News

Criminal investigation of police chief to go forward

New evidence leads prosecutor to call upon MSHP for inquiry

Whether they were there to show support for Police Chief Paul Crow or to call for his ouster, the crowd that filled the seats at Tuesday night’s Cuba City Council meeting must have walked out the door somewhat disappointed after Mayor Ray Mortimeyer announced that any discussion of the chief would be scratched from the evening’s agenda.

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Cuba schools begin registration for 2014-15 session this week

    Cuba students are preparing for the start of school. Registration for the 2014-15 school year will begin this week for students in the Cuba School District.

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MoDOT promotes sales tax to city councilmen

The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) wants your vote on August 5, and they’re working hard to get it. Area MoDOT engineer Preston Kramer attended a Cuba City Council meeting last month as part of the statewide departmental effort to drum up voter support for the three-quarter cent sales tax proposal that will appear on the ballot.

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Officers lodge internal complaints against police chief

Crow could face impeachment by council at meeting on August 5

Members of the Police Committee are split on whether or not to pursue impeachment proceedings against Police Chief Paul Crow, following allegations of impropriety lodged against him by officers within the department. The matter remained unresolved after the Police Committee met briefly on Monday morning, and the full council plans to take it up at next Tuesday’s regular council meeting at city hall.

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Crawford Commons opening housing complex for the disabled

Pathways Community Health is opening a new, low-income housing complex in Cuba. Pathways is still reviewing applications and hopes to start moving residents into the 14-unit Crawford Commons housing complex in early August.

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