Cross taking reigns at Cuba Elementary

    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.

Cuba man charged with assaulting two people in domestic dispute

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.

Another cannabis company looking at Cuba for grow site

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.