Cuba Elementary School is welcoming in a new principal for the 2019-2020 school year. Joe Cross took over the position of Elementary Principal, following the retirement of former CES Principal Kim Shockley this year. Cross, an Arkansas native, began his career in Cuba last fall when he stepped in to serve as Assistant Principal under Shockley. Now, he’s stepping up and taking on even more administrative responsibility, and he’s excited about the new challenge.
Wildcat fans, it’s time to celebrate the start of another football season at Cuba High School. Wildcat Pride Night will take place on Friday, September 6, prior to the home opener against the Houston Tigers at the Wildcat Field of Pride.
A Cuba man stands charged with three felonies after an argument in his home escalated on July 29. Donald John Bridgeman, 58, faces charges for class D felony abuse of a child, class E felony third-degree domestic assault, and class E felony resisting arrest.
Could Cuba find itself becoming a manufacturing mecca for medical marijuana in Missouri? That entirely depends upon which companies get the required state licenses to grow, process, and dispense medical marijuana; but another sizable investment group has come forward, showing interest in building a grow operation here, and the city has agreed to a plan to provide acreage in the Barnett Science & Technology Park for their grow facility.
The 11th Annual Cuba Lions Club Car, Truck, and Vintage Camper Show will take place in Historic Uptown Cuba on Saturday, September 28. This year’s car show is sure to draw another big crowd for what has become one of the best displays of classic hot rods in our area.